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FCC updates Emergency Alert System to prevent false alarms

BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL As you can probably now tell, a missile did not hit Hawaii in January 2018. This message, which explicitly said ... read more

Trump administration to send U.S. cellphones a test alert on Thursday

Former President Barack Obama signed a law in 2016 requiring FEMA to create a system allowing the president to send cellphone alerts regarding public safety emergencies. Since the wireless emergency . ... read more

Trump can't use FEMA's wireless alerts to send personal messages — it's illegal

The EAS replaced the Emergency Broadcast System in 1997. While the upcoming test will be the first presidential alert, more than 40,000 wireless alerts have been sent to Americans since the WEA launch... read more

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FEMA to test a new system that allows the president to send an alert to your phone

The FCC ... Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2018, which was introduced in the Senate this summer in direct response to Hawaii's false alarm. Third, there's actual law that would preven... read more


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 and the Wireless Eme... read more

Trump to send ‘Presidential Alert’ on all US cellphones on Thursday

Former President Barack Obama signed a law in 2016 requiring FEMA to create a system allowing the president to send cellphone alerts regarding public safety emergencies. Since the wireless emergency . ... read more

Burglar Alarm Market 2018 | Industry Technological Advancement, Application, Top Key Players, Financial Overview and Analysis Report Forecast to 2023

outlining new guidelines to prevent false alarms. To avoid the recent debacle of Hawaii’s false missile alert, the FCC has changed the alert system which require two people to send out alerts or warni... read more

The Next Emergency Text You Get May Be From The President

It took 38 minutes for the Hawaii Emergency ... bills to tweak the system. One would put FEMA, instead of state agencies, in charge of issuing missile alerts. Hawaii has made changes to its procedures ... read more

Tippecanoe HS lockdown lifted after false alarm

TIPP CITY — The brief lockdown at Tippecanoe High School has been lifted following a false alarm at the school, according to dispatch records and school officials. “There is no emergency at the high s... read more

Hello epidemic: Robocalls in 561 area code blast to record levels

Scams can be designed to sound like pitches for medical products, health insurance, home alarm systems and more ... travel deals under false pretenses. Or ask Spok, a Virginia-based medical paging ser... read more

Trump administration to send cellphones a test alert on Thursday

Former President Barack Obama signed a law in 2016 requiring FEMA to create a system allowing the president to send cellphone alerts regarding public safety emergencies. Since the wireless emergency . ... read more

FCC updates Emergency Alert System to prevent false alarms

Earlier this year, the people of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their phone. This alert read: As you can probably now tell, a missile did not hit Hawaii in January 2018. This message, which exp... read more



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