National EAS Test Scheduled for August 7th FM 92.1 and AM 1530. 1:30 PM Central Time


The Federal Emergency Management Agency known as  (FEMA), in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the EAS on August 7, 2019, at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), with a backup date of August 21, 2019. Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System on August 7, 2019

  The 2019 nationwide test will be disseminated using a hierarchical, broadcast-based distribution system, otherwise known as the “daisy chain

 By this Public Notice, the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) provides guidance on actions Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants  EAS Participants are those entities that are required to comply with the Commission’s EAS rules, including analog radio and television stations.

FM 92.1 and AM 1530 will participate in this test . Our test is scheduled for 1:20 on Wednesday, August 7th

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