(UPDATED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017) - FEMA and the FCC have indicated that Wednesday's National EAS Test will proceed unless a major storm is about to make landfall somewhere in the continental U.S. All radio, television... Read More.
(September 26, 2016) - At 2:20 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 virtually every American radio and TV station, and cable television channel, will be briefly interrupted during the second-ever National test of the... Read More.
(September 1, 2016) - What is described as "a powerful new companion to EAS" will be explained in a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, from 2-3 p.m. EDT. The Advanced Warning and Response Network... Read More.
(August 19, 2016) - The FCC issued a notice reminding radio and TV broadcasters, as well as cable franchisees, about the deadlines for filing various forms on the new online EAS Test Reporting System. Form... Read More.
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 – The Federal Communications Commission today updated its rules so that Americans can receive more specific – and potentially life-saving – warnings through the Emergency Alert System (EAS) before extreme weather... Read More.
(June 22, 2016) Last year the FCC issued its Sixth Report & Order (EB Docket No. 04-296) pertaining to new requirements for the Emergency Alert System. Some of the implementation deadlines have already passed but... Read More.
The Pack Monadnock NOAA Weather Radio transmitter will go off the air Monday, June 6 for FAA contractors to perform asbestos remediation at the site. The current plan is for the transmitter to be down for... Read More.
On Monday, April 11, 2016 President Obama signed the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015,” which requires FEMA to modernize and implement the Integrated Public... Read More.
January 28, 2016 - The FCC has issued its latest Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to the Emergency Alert System. The purpose is to explore ways to promote community preparedness and ensure... Read More.