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Commentary on where we must take EAS in the future

November 1, 2014
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Commentary on where we must take EAS in the future

How did we get to this place in the evolution of EAS since it was launched in January of 1997 where the means that EAS Participants use to comply with Part 11 do not all work the same way and there is still confusion about how they deal with the core last ditch national...

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June 26, 2014 – EAS NPRM Released today

June 26, 2014
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          Greetings: As mentioned earlier today on the EAS Forum remailer, the FCC today issued a new NPRM on the EAS.┬áIf you have opinions one way or the other talk about them here. If you fee strongly enough about your opinions, you should file your Comments on the FCC’s Electronic...

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2014 Washington State EAS Plan

June 21, 2014
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The newly revised Washington State EAS Plan is now available from the Resources page on this site.  

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Broadcast Warning Working Group Presents EAS Panel on Current Issues at NAB

April 7, 2014
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Broadcast Warning Working Group Presents EAS Panel on Current Issues at NAB

Led by Broadcast Warning Working Group core members Barry Mishkind, David Ostmo, Adrienne Abbott, Clay Freinwald, and Richard Rudman (pictures left to right), many recent EAS developments and issues were highlighted at the Las Vegas Convention Center today. The group presented the final EAS Plans subgroup report that was presented to CSRIC IV voting...

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FEMA Comment Period Open Until Dec. 2 on NIMS Changes

November 28, 2013
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FEMA Comment Period Open Until Dec. 2 on NIMS Changes

    Thanks to EAS Subject Expert Gary Timm, I found out that FEMA is accepting online Comments prior to their National Advisor Committee (NAC) meeting on December 3. Their NAC will be discussing the National Incident Management System (NIMS) at this meeting. Followers of this list know that some of the major unresolved...

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BWWG Files Brief Comments on FCC’s National Test Questions

November 4, 2013
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BWWG Files Brief Comments on FCC’s National Test Questions

  Today, November 4, 2013, the Broadcast Warning Working Group file timely brief Comments on what it feels are key issues regarding the many questions the FCC put out regarding the 2011 EAS National Test. It should be posted on the FCC’s Electronic Comments Filing System (ECFS) sometime on Tuesday, November 5, along with...

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