FEMA postpones mobile ‘Presidential Alert’ test to October 3rd

On September 20th, FEMA will conduct a test of its Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), which brings together two existing alert systems, the Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Emergency Alerts system, which will allow the government and president to send out an update to the public in the event of an emergency. FEMA says that it’s testing the system to “assess the readiness” for a national emergency message, and to “determine whether improvements are needed.” The WEA test will take place at 2:18PM ET on the 20th in the form of a text message to cell phones (which will come with a different ringtone and vibration), while the EAS test will take place two minutes later via television, radio and wireline providers,... Continue reading…

FEMA postpones mobile ‘Presidential Alert’ test to October 3rd

FEMA announced recently that it would be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA). Both were initially scheduled to take place ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Engadget

Trump can text every phone in the US, will test 'Presidential Alert' on Oct. 3 - CNET

The alert will test the government's ability to send out a nationwide emergency message.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from CNET

FEMA will test mobile 'Presidential Alert' on September 20th

Don't be surprised if your phone (and everybody else's) goes into a panic in the near future -- that's on purpose. FEMA and the FCC are conducting a national test of ...

Sat 15 Sep 18 from Engadget

FEMA will conduct a national emergency alert system test next week

On September 20th, FEMA will conduct a test of its Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), which brings together two existing alert systems, the Emergency Alert System ...

Sat 15 Sep 18 from The Verge

FEMA to send its first ‘Presidential Alert’ in emergency messaging system test

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will this week test a new “presidential alert” system that will allow the president to send a message to every phone in the US. The alert ...

Sat 15 Sep 18 from TechCrunch

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