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 […]
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 […]
The Federal Communications Commission announced new dates for EAS changes, regarding accessibility and understandability. Back in September of this year, the FCC adopted a Report and Order that will require EAS participants to transmit IPAWS-CAP versions of messages, rather than the legacy EAS format. The EAN […]
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