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 […]
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 all started with the potential for severe weather appearing on long-range weather models. Suddenly, everything changed within a matter of days, and in some cases, hours. In this extended edition of Inside Look, we examine each step in covering this rapidly intensifying system. Initial Warning […]
The Global Weather & EAS Society has come a long way in it’s history since 2015. This year, on March 16th 2023, we are celebrating our 6th year on our Discord server. We are also happy to report that we have seen our biggest growth in […]
The Global Weather & EAS Society released it’s biggest changes to the look of the community in it’s history on Tuesday. A late night vote within the GWES staff ended in the approval to terminate all of our old branding, in favor of the new one. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]