BWWG Files Petition on Recent 3rd Report and Order

March 18, 2011
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The BWWG has filed a Petition for Partial Reconsideration with the FCC to clarify and resolve a number of issues with the recent 3rd Report and Order.

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Public Encouraged to Submit Opinions on EAS

March 18, 2011
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Part 11 NPRM update: A few people are taking advantage of the FCC’s Electronic Comments Filing System (EFCS) to give their opinions on where things stand with the EAS. Some recent filings on 04-296 are posted here. Here is a link with easy instructions on how to make your voice heard.

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Sage to FCC “stay the course to a September 30th deadline”

March 18, 2011
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An ex-parte presentation was made last week by Sage to the FCC’s Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau calling for the FCC to stay the course to a September 30th deadline for conversion to CAP enabled EAS receivers. The presentation.

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FEMA Delays Certified List of Receivers

March 15, 2011
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The promised list of receivers conforming to FEMA standards has been delayed. There is reason to believe, however, that it will still be issued by the end of this month.

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National EAS Test “Allowed”, Timing Uncertain

March 8, 2011
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A National EAS Test is now “allowed” by the FCC, as part of their Report and Order issued last month (see February 3rd, below). Whether there will be one later this year is still being debated. The feds do say they will not do it during hurricane season, and will give at least two...

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NAB, NASBA to Offer Additional Webcast on CAP Implementation

March 5, 2011
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NASBA and NAB present another web broadcast on March 10th at 4PM EST to discuss CAP implementation. Free registration.

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