Minnesota to Conduct EAS Test in June
Friday, May 18, 2018 | Comments

The FCC granted a limited waiver of its emergency alert system (EAS) and wireless emergency alert (WEA) rules to permit EAS participants and participating commercial mobile service (CMS) providers to participate in a test to be conducted by the state of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety, Emergency Communication Networks (DPS-ECN).

The test will be a combined live EAS and end-to-end WEA test, conducted between 6:30 and 7 p.m. CDT June 18, with a backup date of June 19.

The full order on the DPS-ECN request is here.

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