AAIRO is a nonprofit agency of operators, licensees
and interested others from public agencies nationwide who manage
Information Radio Stations that broadcast valuable messages to
motorists. The group's mission is to ...
Support the enhancement and protection of
Information Radio, the sole medium public officials have for reaching
motorists directly with localized information — often critical to saving
Communicate as a group to regulatory agencies
(Congress & the FCC) and related associations about issues affecting
Information Radio station rule-making.
Channel news and issues germane to managing
Information Radio Stations.
Provide a networking forum members may use to
exchange ideas and share information.
Augment operator technological development and
school campus was surrounded by emergency vehicles at 8 AM, October 23,
2014. A parent had abducted a child and hidden a bomb on the property.
The school was locked-down then evacuated. Onsite were city, county and
state law enforcement, along with local EMS, EMA, fire, school
personnel, the FBI and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. None of it
was real, but the Tennessee Department of Health made sure everyone knew
they were testing their new portable RadioSTAT emergency advisory radio
station in preparation for just such an emergency.
FCC ruling could make life difficult for top-of-band emergency advisory
Travelers Information Stations near New York.
the above 2 articles in The Source radio newsletter for December 2014.
other AAIRO news.