LRAD DS-60XL Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

The LRAD DS-60XL, All Weather, Area Customizable P.A. & Mass Notification System, has been nominated to compete in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program.

Powered by LRAD’s XL Driver Technology for Greater Area Coverage

LRAD DS-60XLThe LRAD DS-60XL incorporates LRAD’s industry-leading vocal clarity in a smaller form factor for remotely operated public address and life safety communications.

Powered by LRAD’s proprietary XL driver technology and optimized to the 400 Hz – 7 kHz range to ensure every broadcast is clearly heard and understood, the LRAD DS-60XL has a 60° 900-meter range.

The LRAD DS-60 is modular enabling 60° to 360° broadcasts. When configured in a 360° ring array, the broadcast coverage area extends to 2.5 sq. kilometers.

Richard S. Danforth, LRAD Corporation's CEO
Richard S. Danforth, LRAD Corporation’s CEO

The LRAD DS-60XL substantially exceeds all FEMA and UFC voice intelligibility requirements and offers the most flexible area coverage in the mass notification industry.

“We are expanding our mass notification product line to offer more broadcast area coverage and price options for our growing customer base,” commented Richard S. Danforth, Chief Executive Officer of LRAD Corporation.

“With scalable area coverage and ease of configuration and installation, the LRAD DS-60XL provides highly intelligible, cost effective public address and emergency communication for campuses, industrial plants, military bases and other large complexes.” 


  1. Rugged, all weather enclosure for permanent outdoor installation
  2. Galvanized steel mount with elevation adjustment
  3. Optional all-weather electronics cabinet with integrated MP3 player, microphone and network streamer
  4. Mass notification and P.A. in one system
  5. Available with 70 or 100V transformers for use with P.A. amplifiers (not included)
  6. Audio output quickly and easily modulated
  7. Unparalleled vocal clarity and intelligibility
  8. Safely alert and communicate potentially lifesaving directions during emergency situations

An array of DS-60XL horns can be configured in a variety of 60° increments to precisely target desired coverage areas.

LRAD DS-60XL All Weather, Area Customizable P.A. & Mass Notification System


A six horn array provides a maximum coverage area of 2.5 Sq. Km.

LRAD’s optional compact, high efficiency amplifier cabinet includes an Ethernet based audio streaming device that enables exceptionally clear live or recorded message transmission across a TCP/IP network.

The Ethernet interface provides flexible communication and control for simple systems integration with IP enabled networks that modernizes mass notification installations and eliminates audio hissing and crackling.

By maintaining a smooth frequency response with an intensity variation of less than 5dB, LRAD has eliminated the limitations of other mass notifications systems by preventing audio fading and producing clear, unambiguous communication across all broadcast frequencies.

Flexible and easy to install and integrate, the Ethernet interface modernizes mass notification installations and eliminates audio hissing and crackling.

LRAD’s Streamer enables audio streaming to one or more LRAD DS-60X installation over a LAN.

Based on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Military United Facilities Criteria (UFC) guidelines, the minimum standard for high-powered speaker array (HPSA) mass notification systems is a 0.5 speech transmission index measurement.

Using advanced technology and superior voice intelligibility, LRAD Corporation’s proprietary Long Range Acoustic Devices® and revolutionary ONE VOICE® mass notification systems are designed to enable users to safely hail and warn, inform and direct, prevent misunderstandings, determine intent, establish large safety zones, resolve uncertain situations, and save lives. 


LRAD has revolutionized the way that sound is delivered by providing directed audio solutions that place clear, highly intelligible sound exactly where needed.

LRAD DS-60XL in 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

As an ‘ASTORS’ competitor, the LRAD DS-60XL will be competing against the industry’s leading providers of innovative Mass Notification Systems.

ASTORS HSA 2017Good luck to LRAD DS-60XL on becoming a Winner of the 2017 American Security Today’s Homeland Security Awards Program!

For more information, please visit LRAD DS-60XL or the company’s website at LRAD Corporation.