Emergency Alert Test Filing Deadline Postponed to November
Cable and wireless ops, broadcasters affected by hurricanes get extra six weeks to submit reports
September 22, 2017
WASHINGTON—EAS participants in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as some in parts of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas, have been granted an extra six weeks to submit their EAS Test Reporting System results due to the impact of the recent hurricanes. The initial report on the EAS test scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27, will be due for affected stations by Nov. 13, rather than the original deadline of Sept. 27.
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