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Audio Control Methods for Licensed Information Radio Stations

Features NX.8.R Digital Message Player MGR.21 Digital Audio Management System TMS.020 Digital Audio Management System
24/7 On-Screen Playlist Status Display    
Indelible Memory Preservation during Power Outtages
Uses Standard MP3 Message Files  
Maximum Audio Storage Time* 3 hours 34.7 hours unlimited
Maximum On-Air Audio Loop Time* 3 hours 34.7 hours unlimited
Remain On-Air if Network Is Lost n/a
USB Port to Manage Messages with Network Losses   n/a SD card with USB adapter
Messages Managed via Telephone or Local Recording    
Unlimited Message Library Size  
Automatic Broadcast Resumption with Power Restoration
Allows Scheduling of Messages and Playlists limited  
Browser Based  
Requires Software for Operation   optional  
Messages can be selected remotely or locally/manually. 15 days
Applicable Information Radio Systems NX.8.R Digital Message Player MGR.21 Digital Audio Management System TMS.020 Digital Audio Management System
ALERT AM Fixed Emergency Advisory System standard   standard
RadioSAFE Fixed Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems standard    
RadioSTAT Hand-Portable or Fixed Advisory Station   standard on USB Edition standard on IP Edition
The Information Station Fixed Advisory System standard on Classic Edition standard on USB Edition standard on IP Edition
ITS.6000 Fixed Highway Advisory Radio System standard    
VoiceStar Portable Trailer-Mounted HAR with or without Changeable Sign optional    
          (*) Files recorded at 128 kbps.
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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.