Cellphone users should design exam messages from a sovereign supervision commencement during 2:18 p.m. EDT Thursday, FEMA says.
Federal officials formerly announced that a supervision has a complement for promulgation messages to all cellphone users in a eventuality of a critical continue conditions or other emergency.
On Thursday, a supervision skeleton to exam that system.
So design to accept a phone summary commencement during 2:18 p.m. EDT Thursday, a Federal Emergency Management Agency announced around Twitter on Saturday. The twitter includes a couple to FEMA’s website that contains answers to many of a questions Americans might have about a complement and a test.
For example, a complement is called IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System), and it includes dual parts: a Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and a Emergency Alert System (EAS).
The WEA exam summary will have a header that reads “Presidential Alert” and content that says:
“THIS IS A TEST of a National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No movement is needed.”
The EAS apportionment will include of a following content message:
“THIS IS A TEST of a National Emergency Alert System. This complement was grown by promote and wire operators in intentional team-work with a Federal Emergency Management Agency, a Federal Communications Commission, and internal authorities to keep we sensitive in a eventuality of an emergency. If this had been an tangible puncture an central summary would have followed a tinge warning we listened during a start of this message. A identical wireless puncture warning exam summary has been sent to all cell phones nationwide. Some dungeon phones will accept a message; others will not. No movement is required.”
If for some reason a exam is postponed, it will be rescheduled for Oct. 3, a FEMA recover says.
Plans for a complement were instituted in a check sealed into law by former President Barack Obama in 2016, Reuters reported.