Global Security Systems' ALERT FM system to Interface with NextRadio App to Provide Emergency Notification to Users

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“NextRadio will act as a software connection between the FM radio receiver in the cellphone and the ALERT FM system,” said Robert L. Adams, GSS President and CEO.

Global Security Systems, LLC (GSS) announced today that they have partnered with NextRadio. The NextRadio app team will review ways to interconnect with GSS’s ALERT FM emergency notification system to provide users with federal, state, and/or local information during the event of a man-made or natural disaster. This new feature is scheduled to be available to NextRadio users later this year.

“We are pleased to offer ALERT FM emergency information to our NextRadio users later this year,” said Paul Brenner, President NextRadio. “NextRadio recognizes that the NAB broadcasters and U.S. Citizens will benefit from the marriage of live local radio with life-saving alerts.”

ALERT FM provides federal, state, and/ or local emergency information to citizens using the Radio Data System (“RDS”) of local FM radio stations. Citizens can receive this information on ALERT FM receivers or any device including cellphones equipped with an FM-chip and the proper software. ALERT FM has the capability to keep users informed even when the power is out or cellular service is down.

NextRadio is an app that turns your Android smartphone into a portable FM radio. It uses the embedded FM-chip in the smartphone to allow users to listen to local FM radio without using cellular data or the internet. NextRadio combines traditional broadcast radio with modern technology to provide an interactive listening experience.

“NextRadio will act as a software connection between the FM radio receiver in the cellphone and the ALERT FM system,” said Robert L. Adams, GSS President and CEO.

About Global Security Systems, LLC (“GSS”)
Global Security Systems is a systems integrator, service provider and manufacturer of the ALERT FM, Alert Studio and GSSNet, a satellite data delivery system. GSS has participated in the development of IPAWS based systems, is a member of the Commercial Mobile Alert Service systems committee, and is actively involved with several EAS and CAP committees. The GSS nationwide GSSNet satellite data delivery system for emergency alerts currently is in operation on over 500 radio stations in 17 states and Canada; is growing daily; and includes the ability to generate and deliver CAP messages. Corporate website:

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TagStation, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emmis Communications Corporation. TagStation, LLC has developed the TagStation® service to provide radio stations with artist and title information and unique interactivity with listeners. With partial funding from NAB Labs, TagStation also developed the NextRadio® hybrid radio smartphone app which uses TagStation® cloud services to provide a rich FM radio listening experience on smartphones and tablets by combining the devices’ built-in FM tuner and the internet. NextRadio, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TagStation, LLC and serves as the principle distributor of the NextRadio App. Founded in 2013, TagStation, LLC and NextRadio, LLC are headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with offices in Indianapolis and Chicago, IL. For more information, about TagStation®, visit For more information about NextRadio®, visit

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Michelle Thiac
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