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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Another Extension to “180-day Clock” Possible

March 4, 2011
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Reports, including statements by the FCC’s Chief of the PSHSB, Jamie Barnett, indicate there might well be another extension to the “180-day Clock.”

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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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