The nationwide test on October 3, conducted in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will include alerts from the Emergency Alert System (EAS) at 11:18 a.m. PT and the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) at 11:20 a.m. PT. For Thursday's test, hundreds of cell phone carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, will be participating.
According to FEMA, the test is meant to "assess operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national message and determine whether improvements are needed".
UCLA communications professor Tim Groeling agreed, writing via email, "broadcast-based emergency alert systems. have remained professional and impartial over decades".
Cell phones compatible with WEA will automatically get an alert on their phones like they do with weather threats and AMBER alerts. "No action is needed". The test is made available to EAS participants (i.e., radio and television broadcasters, cable systems, satellite radio and television providers, and wireline video providers) and is scheduled to last approximately one minute.
Cellphone users can opt out of natural disaster or missing children alerts.
During his two-day visit, he will meet King Salman to discuss many important bilateral, regional and global issues. But we have no other option but to engage in dialogue. "Pakistan has its own nature and we can not change it".
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In another, brass instruments and melancholic voices fill the air as the flashing lights of police vehicles descend on the plaza. Nine people were wounded in the attack, including at least one foreigner, according to the Mexico City prosecutors' office.
In fact, the first time it was used at the state level was during the false missile alert in January, Rapoza said . The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on its role in planning the test alert.
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There are reports China is reducing exports by slowing down customs approvals and stepping up environmental and other inspections. If China doesn't make concessions, the new tariffs will then jump to 25 percent, a senior administration official said.
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