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FEMA and FCC plan nationwide emergency alert test for October

nationwide emergency alert test

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 26, 2023—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this fall. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET on […]

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