Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System on August 7

On June 3, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice announcing that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the FCC, will conduct the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on August 7, 2019, at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), with a backup date of August 21, 2019, in case of inclement weather. This nationwide test will only be disseminated using the broadcast based EAS “daisy chain” system. It will be initiated [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Blog|