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emergency broacast system test.

PLEASE DO NOT TEST THE EMERGENCY BROACAST SYSTEM DURING THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL.  THE IMPEACHEMENT TRIAL IS TOO IMPORTANT INTERUPT FOR THINGS LIKE THAT!  FIND A BETTER TIME TO DO THE TEST! 

 

Thankyou.

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Re: emergency broacast system test.


@Warbler94 wrote:

PLEASE DO NOT TEST THE EMERGENCY BROACAST SYSTEM DURING THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL.  THE IMPEACHEMENT TRIAL IS TOO IMPORTANT INTERUPT FOR THINGS LIKE THAT!  FIND A BETTER TIME TO DO THE TEST! 

 

Thankyou.


Comcast has nothing to do with this.  These alerts are federally mandated.

 

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Re: emergency broacast system test.

Sorry about the all caps.  I was upset.  Won't do it again.

 

The alert test said it was issued by comcast.

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Re: emergency broacast system test.


@Again wrote: ...These alerts are federally mandated. ...

Yes, they are, but the FCC Rules that require the tests do not state specific times, only time periods. Stations and cable systems have considerable flexibility in test timing.

 

https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/retrieveECFR?n=pt47.1.11&ty=HTML#se47.1.11_161 :

 

§11.61   Tests of EAS procedures.

(a) (1) Required Monthly Tests ...

  • (i) Tests in odd numbered months shall occur between 8:30 a.m. and local sunset. Tests in even numbered months shall occur between local sunset and 8:30 a.m. ...
       (2) Required Weekly Tests:
  • (i) ( A ), ( B ), and ( C ) ... at least once a week at random days and times. ...