FEMA Releases EAS Best Practices Guide
Oct 14, 2011 2:33 PM
Washington - Oct 12, 2011 - FEMA has released the long-awaited EAS Best Practices Guide. Access it online at www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/ipaws/eas_best_practices_guide.pdf.
The guide was created in partnership with EAS participants to support incremental improvements by providing basic guidelines for EAS operation and maintenance. The guide will be frequently updated to reflect lessons learned from ongoing EAS tests and exercises, as well as reflect continued dialog and engagement with EAS participants.
The guide includes details on configuring several popular models of EAS equipment to properly relay the Nov. 9 national test.
The final webinar before the Nov. 9 national test will review all the details and discuss the EAS Best Practices Guide....
Much of the information was gathered from EAS webinar participants and the EAS tests in Alaska and the Virgin Islands....