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RHW Does Not Equal RWT

RHW Does Not Equal RWT

Wired Magazine reports on two local emergency alert problems in recent days.
“The Florida gaffe occurred when an operator at the National Weather Service’s Tallahassee forecast office inadvertently entered the code “RHW” instead of “RWT,” keying a radiological hazard warning instead of a required weekly test,” the magazine reports.
“…A similar glitch at a Las Vegas radio station a day earlier falsely alerted cable companies, radio and TV stations in five counties to a national crisis that didn’t exist.”
The story is in Wired.