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We offer information radio stations & signage, AM radio broadcasting and amateur (HAM) radio products. 
Information Radio Stations & Signage
       Licensed Fixed Stations
ALERT AM
Emergency Advisory Radio Systems 
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
 
Each ALERT AM Emergency Advisory Radio Station operates from a fixed location with a 3-5-mile radius range. ALERT AM Stations include network program management. National Weather Service warnings that interrupt programming automatically. ALERT AM systems also include an uninterruptible power supply and an audio processor for maximum range and intelligibility. Options include redundant USB-based audio management, live mic and live feed program capabilities, 4-day operational backup. Our StreamCASTing option allows programming to be simulcast to the Internet and can include Alexa advisories. Flashing ALERT Signs may be added to advise motorists of message urgency. ALERT AM Stations are modular and may be upgraded at any time.
RadioSAFE
Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems
5 to 20+ Mile Radius Range
 
RadioSAFE Wide Area Emergency Radio Broadcast Systems provide enhanced signal coverage granted by the FCC that can be critical in public emergencies. RadioSAFE System RSF:10X operates at 10 watts with waivered field intensity limits that produce a 7-10-mile radius range. System RSF:500.10X operates the same until required to ramp up to a signal radius of 20+ miles with FCC special approval. Both systems use the High Efficiency Antenna from a fixed location. RadioSAFE systems may be grouped and synchronized to cover jurisdictions; may include automatic targeted National Weather Service all-hazards broadcasts. Flashing beacon signs to announce the signals are one of many options available.
The Information Station
 3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
 Information Station
The Information Station is streamlined for general fixed-location applications. Versions include “Information Station - IP” – operable via any network and/or a front panel control and the “Information Station - USB” – operable locally by flash drive. Each station has a range of 3-5 miles (25-75 square miles of coverage). Options include combined USB and network-based audio control, simulcast streaming to the internet, signage to encourage motorists to tune in, wireless control, UPS backup, outdoor electronics enclosure. Licensing and installation services are available. 
       Licensed Portable Stations          Licensed Rental Station
RadioSTAT
Portable Emergency Advisory Radio Station
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
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Easy to deploy to incidents, this compact, transportable Information Radio Station can operate from a fixed location when not required in the field. Optional network operation, USB-flash drive audio management or both. Sharable with other communities. Electronics are housed in a light-weight, high-impact, weather-resistant case with carrying bags for portable antenna and accessories. Control via flashdrive or your network or wireless gateway.
VoiceStar
Portable Information Radio Station
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
 
The VoiceStar System is trailer-mounted, easy-start, licensed AM radio station and a full-sized changeable message. Customizable, VoiceStar is solar/AC powered. Both visual and radio messages are managed via wireless means or locally. VoiceStar Systems may operate from a fixed location when not needed in the field. Stations are often integrated into a system of several units to instantly notify the public at highway construction zones, traffic incidents and in health and safety emergencies. They are built to operate in isolated locations. Coverage radius: 3-5 miles.
EventCAST
Rental Stations
3 to 5 Mile Radius Range
EventCast electronics 
Rent an Information Radio Station for an event, for signal testing or as an interim solution while a permanent station is installed. Packages can include services: licensing, onsite setup assist and professional message recording.  
       License-Free Stations        Signage  
Part 15 Custom Stations
1/4 Mile Typical Range
 
Custom shorter-range, license-free radio stations, tailored to needs. Can be fixed or portable and can include special audio systems, USB / internet connectivity, cabinets and antenna mounting styles. No license is required due to its FCC certification. Any content may be broadcast on any available AM frequency.  
Advisory Signs & Flashers
Fixed + Portable | Changeable + Static | Flashing  
Signs 
These indoor/outdoor signs can be used alone or to advise motorists or the presence of information radio station signals and general public safety information. Styles: quick-erect, fixed flashing beacon, fixed LED and portable changeable message signs. 
 
     
AM Radio Broadcasting
AMReady Broadcast Products/Services
Specialized Components & Kits
AMReady Components 
Quick-deploy, low wattage antennas, groundplanes, transmitters and accessories to help keep AM broadcast stations on the air.
   
     
Amateur (HAM) Radio
The Lowdown 630 Meter Antenna     
Specialized for Amateur Radio
The Lowdown 
This antenna offers amateur radio enthusiasts a convenient way to communicate on the 630 meter band.
   
   
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Information Radio Station is a generic term synonymous with Travelers Information Station (TIS), Highway Advisory Radio (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, wattmeter, 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.


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