The oldest and most well-known enthusiast relay network is joining the GWES family, turning a new page in the program’s history. Starting Jan 26, the Nationwide Encoder Relay Program (NERP) has merged its operations into the Global Weather & EAS Society’s EAS Relay Network (GWES ERN). […]
In an interesting turn of events, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the joint filing request of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and REC Networks (REC), has delayed the implementation of the new Part 11 regulations regarding Emergency Alert System operations for a subset of […]
WEA (Wireless Emergency Alerts) will be getting improvements due to recent improvements in reliability, accessibility, and clarity. Read more in the next episode of Jon's Journal!
The Global Weather & EAS Society’s EAS Relay Network (ERN) showed a very strong performance with the 2023 National EAS test, with almost all participants reporting no issues. Out of 16 total participants: One participant reported failure to receive the test was caused by an issue […]
When we view data, sometimes we notice contamination and changes in data, especially further out along the edges of the radar’s vision. Some of those gaps don’t overlap, creating radar holes. See those colored circles? That’s a radar hole, where there is very limited or negligible […]
A representative for the Federal Emergency Management Agency has confirmed to GWES dates for a national test of both the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. The live test of both systems is planned to take place on October 4, with a backup test date […]
The world of free and open weather information distribution is undergoing a major transformation. In a groundbreaking announcement, the Global Weather & EAS Society has revealed its latest collaboration with the renowned Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM), led by Daryl Herzmann, to bring the official IEMBot accounts […]
FEMA is to announce the date of this year’s national EAS test, according to an article published by Radio World. The publication confirms that FEMA will conduct a national test of the Emergency Alert System, along with its mobile Wireless Emergency Alerts counterpart later this year. […]
Sources from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has confirmed to radio news outlet Inside Radio that a national Emergency Alert System (EAS) test will occur this year. This comes after a year-long pause in 2022. In the article posted by Inside Radio, the FCC has not […]
It’s been a bit of a gap between the third edition and this one, but oh well! A PEP Hurricane Warning? Guam’s EAS is quite…interesting. Recently, SOMEBODY issued a Hurricane Warning, but it was issued as “Primary Entry Point” (PEP). We’ve never really seen anything like […]
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