About ISI

Installation Services is backed by thirty years of experience serving the broadcast and  communications industries in many capacities. Installation Services performs to the highest standards of workmanship. Some of our services include, but are not limited to, installation of the following systems:

  • Broadcast Antennas
  • Green Site Build Outs
  • Lighting Control Systems
  • Lighting Deterrent Systems
  • Microwave Communication
  • Paging Antennas
  • Transmission Line of all Types
  • Trunking/Cellular/PCS and Two-Way communication antennas
  • In-Building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Helicopter Lifts
  • Tower Erections

Some of our installations include systems for Motorola, the Illinois Tollway, the Chicago Police and Fire Departments, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Willis Tower, as well as broadcast facilities owned by the major broadcasting networks.

We offer competitive pricing while focusing on quality and service. In most cases we are able to respond to a service call in 12 to 24 Hours and our crews stand ready to mobilize anywhere. We are fully insured and bonded and have a documented Corporate Safety Program. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority!

Installation Services Inc. stands ready to help you achieve your tower and antenna goals, whether it’s turnkey, simple antenna installation or site management.

History of the Owner


ISI Founded

Company was founded under the direction of Ronald Romano.

James started working for Andrew Corporation

James started working for Andrew Corporation, a manufacturer of hardware for communications networks. He started out at Andrew making cable on foam lines and seam welding the lines. A few years later, he was transferred to department 411 where he was in charge of cutting, fitting, and testing cables. In 1994, he was transferred once again to the broadcast department, where he worked with manufacturing, designing, and testing antennas. Shortly after, he took over Field Service Supervision for delivery, troubleshooting, and installation of all high powered and low powered TV antennas.

James started working for Installation Services as a project manager.


James was promoted to Vice President of Operations and was in charge of handling all day-to-day operations and decisions for Installation Services.


James took over the business as President and owner of operations.

James was all active in the Navy for four years as an Aviation Storekeeper, where he maintained P3O airplanes, Naval Fighting Jets, and other company military supply stores. His responsibilities included purchasing and procurement, shipping and receiving, and issuing of equipment, tools, consumable items and anything else obtained through the Naval Supply System. After four years of being active in the Navy he completed four years of drill service.
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