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Open Letter to EAS Stakeholders: The IPAWS Modernization Act of 2015

May 5, 2015
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The EAS Stakeholder community has been waiting for more than a decade for Congress to weigh in on public warning improvement. Thanks to two U.S. Senators, we may finally see some action. Now is the time for all of us to get behind this legislation by contacting our Representatives and Senators, state and local...

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Tracking IPAWS CAP RWTs

February 14, 2015
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May we introduce you to a resource where you will find quick answers when, for example, the Monday IPAWS CAP RWT doesn’t happen? Please check the EAS Page here. We are grateful that the FEMA has generally continued to provide the weekly tests each Monday.  This is an excellent tool to help stations ensure...

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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. If 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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