Jon's Journal
Jon discusses EAS test results, and changes coming to NWR.
The Global Weather & EAS Society released it’s public EAS resources for the 2023 calendar year Sunday. Along with these resources, GWES has also made some changes to improve the user experience on the website. The testing calendars and EAS map have been GWES’s flagship resources […]
Midland HH54VP2 receiving WZ2561 in Cruz Bay, USVI. Waiting for the weekly EAS test.
Jon goes to the USVI and discusses the Montana CAE test, and more!
Darren Blair, Cove Leader-Press newspaper (https://www.coveleaderpress.com/) Pop quiz. You’re preparing for work one morning when you get a group text message on your phone… a message sent to you and quite literally everyone else who works at the company you do. Seems some shenanigans have gone […]
GWES ERN operates using a wide variety of both locally hosted hardware, hosted in the Seattle area, as well as cloud hosts. In this edition of Inside Look, we look into how ERN utilizes different forms of infrastructure to power the network. Infrastructure, located in the […]
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You may have heard the term “GWES Media” thrown around lately. You may ask yourself, “what in the world is GWES Media?” We take an inside look into who they are, and what they do for the community! Who makes it up? With new changes across […]
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The GWES EAS Relay Network (GWES ERN) is a sophisticated group of internet radio stations with the power to relay EAS alerts for almost anywhere in the country. You may ask yourself “How do they pull that off?” History of the Network First, we should look […]
On Dec. 18, 2022, the Global Weather & EAS Society announced the creation of a new staff division, along with the first member in that position. In GWES’s recent efforts to improve its appearance and influence in the EAS/Weather community, a new GWES Media division has […]
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On Dec. 14, 2022, the Global Weather & EAS Society announced changes to the onboarding process of new members. These changes are part of a series of changes focused on the growth of the EAS and Weather communities. Previously, members were required to complete a series […]