August 8 Webinar on Nationwide EAS Test is Now Archived

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The recording and slide presentation from the National EAS Test webinar held on August 8, 2016, with the FCC's Homeland Security and Public Safety and Public Safety Bureau is now available at the NPR Member Station site (log-in required): https://www.nprstations.org/nationalaffairs/archives.cfm

The webinar provided detail on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s and the FCC’s nationwide test of the EAS on September 28, 2016, at 2:20 pm ET to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the EAS, with an emphasis on testing FEMA's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System. All TV and radio licensees are required to participate, and all stations are required to register with the FCC's EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) and must complete the filing of ETRS Form One on or before Friday, August 26, 2016.

 

Posted: August 10, 2016