DM Engineering Multi Station Relay Adapter 

EAS station multiplexer

Are You Ready for the June 30, 2012, CAP Deadline? 

While the deadline has been known for some time, it's likely many stations are still not ready.

FEMA IPAWS, NASBA, NAB Plan EAS CAP Webinar for June 6 

The webinar is titled "Getting Ready for CAP: Countdown to June 30."

Digital Alert Systems Acquires FCC Certification 

With the June 30, 2012, CAP-compliance deadline looming, the DASDEC-II has been approved for station use.

FCC Changes Position on TTS for CAP and EAS 

TTS is now allowed - on a voluntary basis - for CAP.

No Text-to-Speech Allowed on EAS After April 23, 2012 

Most stations are not affected by the FCC rule change. But if you are, here are some tips on how to deactivate it.

FCC Publishes Fifth Report and Order on EAS 

The new rules take effect April 30, 2012.

FEMA Releases 2012 Supplemental Guidance Report 

The purpose of the document is to promote consistency in policy across Federal grant programs, and to ensure compatibility among Federally funded projects.

EAS Gets an Update 

The 130-page FCC Fifth Report and Order on EAS addresses many of the ongoing concerns with EAS, but there are still a few details that are not yet settled. So what's new? Here's an overview.

How Much Data in CAP? 

Now that the IPAWS OPEN server is on-line, it makes sense to get your CAP-enabled EAS equipment going.

FCC Approves Intermediary Devices for CAP-to-EAS 

TFT and Gorman-Redlich units have Supplier's Declaration of Conformity certificates on file with FEMA.

Digital Alert Systems R198 

Multichannel AES switch/converter

FCC Releases Fifth EAS Report and Order 

Some highlights: CAP converters are allowed, but governor must-carry is denied.

IPAWS OPEN CAP EAS To Begin Weekly Tests 

Weekly tests will begin Dec. 12 and begin a regular schedule every Monday.

FEMA Sends EAS Tests Through CAP Servers 

The tests were reported by participants of the SBE's EAS Exchange.

Passing the (EAS) Test 

Was the national EAS test a total failure? Hardly. There were problems, but the test was successful in bringing these problems to light.

FEMA Post-national EAS Test Webinar Reviews Lessons Learned 

The general feeling is that the national test, while not perfect, revealed several problems that might not have otherwise been noticed.

CAP Server Online for EAS 

Radio magazine is told many units are already capable of receiving the CAP data.

FEMA Plans EAS Post-test Webinar for Nov. 29, 2011 

The webinar will discuss what worked, what didn't, and what is being done to fix the problems.

FEMA's Centeno Offers Thoughts on National EAS Test 

Manny Centeno says a great deal was learned from the first national test, and it's important for FEMA and broadcasters to "continue to strike while the iron is hot."

FCC/FEMA: EAS Test Served its Purpose 

The official statement: The Nationwide EAS Test served the purpose for which it was intended: to identify gaps and generate a comprehensive set of data to help strengthen our ability to communicate during real emergencies.

National EAS Test: How Did You Do? 

The Nov.9, 2011, national EAS test has concluded. How did your station do?

National EAS Test Shortened to 60 Seconds 

The audio message in the test has been shortened from 2.5 minutes to 30 seconds, reducing the overall length of the test.

Digital Alert Systems Releases DASDEC White Paper for National EAS Test 

The Digital Alert Systems white paper offers fundamental information about this EAS test, as well as instruction on operations during an actual emergency.

FCC Releases National Test Handbook, Launches Test Reporting Site 

The handbook must be posted at the operator position during the Nov. 9 test.

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