Information Station Specialists is the best known source of travelers information stations, highway advisory radio, advisory signs and services needed to reach motorists with public service information. Learn more about Information Station Specialists.
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ALERT AM 
A fixed-location radio system for public safety, emergency management and transportation. Includes automatic NOAA "all-hazard" warnings, IP-based programming with telco, transceiver or local redundancy; audio processor and UPS. Options: multi-station synchronization, battery backup, simulcast streaming, link to emergency notifications. A variety of antenna and cabinet choices..

Information Station 
The Information Station  
This is a streamlined information radio station for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via any ethernet network and/or a front panel control and the “Information Station - USB” – operable locally by flash drive.










License-Free Solutions
InfOspot is a custom product tailored to needs and can include special audio systems, USB / internet connectivity, cabinets and fixed or portable antenna mounting styles. No license is required due to its FCC certification. Any content may be broadcast on any available AM frequency. To push range out to a half-mile and more, InfOspot is the affordable solution. Range up to 1/2 mile.










VoiceStar
This trailer-mounted system includes both an Information Radio Station and a changeable message sign. Customizable. VoiceStar is solar/AC powered and both visual and radio messages can be managed via wireless means or locally.



Flashing ALERT Sign
Flashing ALERT Signs
Wireless-controlled, solar-powered beacon signs may be triggered remotely to advise motorists to tune to a special radio signal for information or to take a specific action in any public safety situation. For roads with speed limits less than 55 MPH. Custom sign panel with embedded beacons is included.










Stealth Black-Out LED Sign
Invisible when not activated; invaluable in an emergency. Trigger Stealth sign’s preprogrammed messages to instantly notify and inform.






LIGHTNING LED Message Sign
This sign has no equal in flexibility, size and setup speed. Transport it in the back of a car. This sign is light enough to be set up by one person in minutes. Options: rechargeable battery pack that allows for quick deployment; custom mounts and stands.
   
   
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PO Box 51, Zeeland, Michigan, USA, 49464-0051, Phone 616.772.2300, Fax 616.772.2966, Email Form

The USA's best known source for information radio station equipment, related products and technical services.


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Information Radio Stations is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Stations (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio Stations (HAR) / Highway Information Systems & Low Power Radio Stations (LPR). Operation of the stations is governed by FCC Part 90.242 Rules. A FCC license is required. Information Radio Stations may be fixed or portable. Subcomponents may include transmitter, antenna and ground system, digital voice player, wateter, cabinet with conventional or Corbin locks, lightning arrestors for RF, power and telephone lines, coaxial cable. Most stations employ black maximized antennas to discourage ice accumulation and security measures to prevent unauthorized program access. Options include synchronization, battery backup, solar power, remote programming by local, network or telco, multi-station audio distribution via RF or LAN / WAN or wireless network.