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Test of national Emergency Alert System set for Nov. 9

Upcoming Emergency Alert System (EAS) Nationwide Test at 11:00 am PST on November 9, 2011.

The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, or EAS, will take place at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on November 9, 2011. The purpose of the test is to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the system in alerting the public.

Please be aware that this is only a test.  For more information, visit: http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/emergency-alert-system-eas

 

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