FEMA Alerts Broadcasters to Vulnerabilities in EAS Devices
Encourages participants to take security precautions
Removing Car Radios “Puts Consumers at Risk,” Former FEMA Head Says
Brock Long compares radio receivers to life vests and emphasizes broadcast radio’s role during...
Advisory Group Lays Out 14 Key Proposals to Improve IPAWS
Priorities: expand its reach, integrate with new tech, support multimedia options
Next Nationwide Emergency Test Set for August 2019
Alert set for August 7 at 2:20 p.m. Eastern
HD Radio, FEMA Demo Emergency Notification Capabilities
Xperi says FEMA will integrate HD Radio’s Emergency Alerts feature its IPAWS Test and...
Advisory Group Issues Recommendations for Improving IPAWS
Suggestions include development of best practices and strengthened public education program
After Maria, “Radio Was the Only Constant Presence,” Says FEMA’s Centeno
Very complimentary of broadcasters’ efforts after the 2017 hurricanes
SB 833 Will Standardize California’s Emergency Alert System
State bill will require protocols, training and more
Dates to Remember: National WEA and EAS Test Deadlines
EAS participants must complete ETRS Form One no later than Aug. 27
Monroe Electronics Tells Users to Update CAs for One-Net and DASDEC
The current certificate will expire on June 24
EAS Hearing Explores What’s Next After False Missile Alert
Specific recommendations from final FCC report designed to avoid false alarms
Omnibus Bill Guarantees Broadcasters Access During Federal Disasters
Amendments to the “Robert T. Stafford Relief and Emergency Assistance Act” update the definition...
Emergency Alert Test Filing Deadline Postponed to November
Cable and wireless ops, broadcasters affected by hurricanes get extra six weeks to submit...
First Lessons: What the Nationwide EAS Test Revealed
FCC public safety officials call test a success but point to opportunities for improvement