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FCC Wants to Improve Emergency Alert System After That False Hawaii Missile Alert

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is now working to improve the country’s Emergency Alert System to prevent these accidental false ... Rules This overhaul has been expected since the Hawaii ... read more

Week ahead: Emergency alert system under scrutiny after Hawaii mishap

Officials said the incident was a result of human error during a shift change. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai laid the blame with Hawaii's system. "We have been in close contact with federal and state official... read more

Hawaii's congressional delegation digs into January's false missile alert

Nearly three months after Hawaii woke up ... the FCC to continue asking about those," she said. One aspect in which Hawaii's emergency alert system "worked" was in getting the missile alarm to radio a... read more

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After False Nuclear Alarm, Hawaii Reassigns Employee and Tightens Protocols

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission issued a stinging rebuke Sunday to Hawaii's emergency ... it would take another 25 minutes for a correction text alert to go out at 8:45 a.m. Pai ... read more

After false Hawaii missile notice, FCC launches investigation

But actually, it was something of a drill, in that the Hawaii Emergency ... alert. Moving forward, we will focus on what steps need to be taken to prevent a similar incident from happening again. Fede... read more

Hawaii delegation briefed on false alert

Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa were briefed by federal and state agencies on the false emergency alert that went out across the state Saturday. The delegation asked about last weekend’s incident a... read more

Hawaii employee who sent alert thought real missile was incoming; state emergency manager resigns

State and federal inquiries into the Jan. 13 incident — in which the Hawaii Emergency ... in place to prevent a single person from mistakenly sending a missile alert to the State of Hawaii,” James Wil... read more

Everyone in Hawaii was told a missile was heading for the country by mistake

Residents of Hawaii were told that a ballistic missile was heading for the Pacific island and that ... According to recent reports, the country's emergency alert system which is delivered by the FCC w... read more

Feds Send First Emergency Message Test to Cell Phones

The system is run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which says all of the country ... on the alert — a system designed to prevent false alarms, like the incorrect alert of an incoming missil... read more

What Can We Learn from Hawaii's False Alarm?

This incident ... while a shift change was under way on Saturday morning in the bunker headquarters of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HEMA). During a routine test of the state’s emergency and ... read more

Worker Who Sent Hawaii False Alert Thought Missile Attack Was Imminent

Another ... the alert has refused to speak with the commission. But Wiley said that the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency gave the commission information from a written statement by the worker made s... read more

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