About Kelly T. Williams

Kelly Williams is the VP, Engineering and Technology Policy at the National Association of Broadcasters.

FEMA Announces August 11 for Nationwide EAS Test

By |May 6, 2021|Blog|

In a letter sent May 3, 2021 to the FCC, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) announced it has selected Wednesday, August 11, 2021 to hold the next national EAS test. FEMA proposes to conduct this test at 2:20 p.m. EDT (18:20 GMT). The test message will use the National Periodic Test (NPT) event code and be geo-targeted using the All-US (000000) geocode.

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FCC Says Secure Your EAS Equipment

By |April 28, 2020|Blog|

On April 24, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent email to emergency alert systems (EAS) participants focusing on the importance of keeping EAS devices secure. The email message, which was signed by Public Safety and [...]

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Maintain Your Tower Lights

By |January 21, 2020|Blog|

The FCC recently issued a $1.13 million fine to (or, more specifically, entered into a “Consent Decree” with) a broadcast group for not properly monitoring and maintaining the lighting on a number of its towers. [...]

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