Emergency management software
Now that FEMA has adopted the CAP1.2 standard, broadcasters are asking questions about the deadline to install equipment and updates to the EAS rules.
PLAN is a free service that will allow customers with an enabled mobile device to receive geographically targeted, text-like messages alerting them of imminent threats to safety in their area.
Gary Timm shared his view of EAS from the 2011 NAB Show at the AWARE website.
In Alabama, the Alert FM system is deployed in 18 counties across one-third of the state.
The IPAWS Conformity Assessment verifies the products conform to requirements for receiving alerting messages from the FEMA IPAWS system.
Dasdec triple port Ethernet expansion option
CAP-to-EAS decoder system
The new options expand the capabilities and applications of the Model 3320 for text-to-speech conversion, external relay closure and an LCD setup panel.
The SDoC filing and a copy of the Digital Alert Systems IPAWS Conformity Assessment (CA) Program Test Report follows the successful completion of FEMA's Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Conformity Assessment earlier this year.
Global Security Systems, Sage Alerting Systems and iBiquity Digital promote HD Radio as the latest platform for distributing CAP EAS audio and text messages.
The CA program verifies alert and warning products conform to the FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) requirements for the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP).
The webinar will discuss current plans for the yet-to-scheduled national EAS test.
Digital Alert Systems' Dasdec-II and Monroe Electronics' One-Net units are the first authorized integrated CAP receivers and EAS encoder/decoders for Comlabs' EMnet system.
Emergency messaging platform
Save the date: March 10, 2011, from 4-5 p.m. ET.
EAS audio switcher
Several EAS experts say broadcasters will continue to be the backbone in a new warning system.
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
The series of live-video presentations and online webinars will kick off with a live virtual town hall on Feb. 3, 2011.
This test is a follow-up to the Jan. 6, 2010, statewide test.
Doug Irwin explores the issues still lingering with CAP and what you can do to plan for the future.
When FEMA formally adopted CAP at the end of September, there was no collective sigh of relief from broadcasters.
Want to know what equipment is available to make your station CAP compliant? Here's a list.
The FCC extended the deadline from 180 days to 360 days, making the new deadline Sept. 30, 2011.