Emergency Broadcasting System Test

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System . FCC Public Safety and… read more

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System . FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Chief James Barnett said that the purpose of the test is to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the Emergency Alert System as a way to alert the public of disasters and give relevant information. close

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Program ID:
302352-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 28, 2011

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  • Oct 28, 2011 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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