National Emergency Alert Test

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday October 3, 2018
      2:18 pm
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
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Summary Sentence: FEMA and the FCC will partner for a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).

Full Summary: FEMA and the FCC will partner for a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).

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FEMA and the FCC will partner for a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT.

The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed. 

Learn more at FEMA.gov.

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General, Office of Emergency Preparedness

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Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Other/Miscellaneous
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Status
  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 14, 2018 - 5:14pm
  • Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018 - 3:13pm