National Emergency Alert Test to Be Held Wednesday
Posted on 11/09/2011

On Wednesday the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Communications Commission will hold the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.

The test will occur at 1 p.m. CST and will be carried on all broadcast television, radio stations and cable and satellite television systems in the U.S. and U.S. territories. The test is expected to only last 30 seconds.

For more information, please visit Federal Emergency Management Agency’s website.