Monthly Archives: February 2011

FEMA Promises Certified EAS List by Mid-March

February 15, 2011
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During a web broadcast, FEMA has promised to provide a list of EAS receivers that meet their certification by mid-March. On the other hand, statements made continue to show the feds thinking the Internet connections will be key to CAP, despite repeated evidence most Internet ISPs lose distribution during major emergencies like floods, tornados,...

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FEMA: “certification for CAP-compliant equipment is in full swing”

February 4, 2011
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During the NASBA/NAB web event, Damon Penn, assistant administrator of the National Continuity Programs Directorate for FEMA said certification for CAP-compliant equipment is in full swing. He anticipates a list of compliant equipment will be finalized and posted in March.

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Sights and Sounds from Alaskan EAS Test

February 3, 2011
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Audio and video of the Alaskan EAS test are posted online. If interested, you can see it here. (The EAS tones were edited out, in case someone tried to run this on air in a TV news report)

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FCC Sets Rules, No Date, for National EAN Test

February 3, 2011
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In a sort of glass half-full, the FCC voted to pass a Third Report and Order, setting for Rules for a national EAN test later this year. On the other hand, no date was set.

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BWWG Releases Part 11 Rewrite Wish List

February 2, 2011
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The BWWG has released the initial version of the Part 11 rewrite wish list. You are welcome to add to the discussion by posting to the national EAS list. Update —- Status:  The FNPRM reply comment period ended August 4, 2011. (FNPRM = Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making) The BWWG has filed comments...

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