New EAS handbook released by FCC, national EAS test set for Aug 11
July 27, 2021 by Arizona Broadcasters Association Uncategorized Comments Off on New EAS handbook released by FCC, national EAS test set for Aug 11
A new version of the EAS Handbook for 2021 has been released by the FCC. This new version must be posted in place of the prior version. The handbook “summarizes the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities upon receipt of an EAN, tests, or State and Local Area alerts.”
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Additionally, the next national EAS test has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 11 at 11:20am AZ time. Stations are required to file three separate reports with the FCC for this test. You can read the details here.