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FCC ADDS BLUE ALERTS TO THE NATION’S EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEMS

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FCC ADDS BLUE ALERTS TO THE NATION’S EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEMS Blue Alerts Can Protect Law Enforcement Officers and Communities WASHINGTON, December 14, 2017—The Federal Communications Commission today added a new alert option—called a “Blue Alert”—to the nation’s emergency alerting systems. Blue Alerts can be used by state and local authorities to notify the public of […]

FCC Public Notice: PSHSB Announces Comment Dates for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Strengthen the Emergency Alert System

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DA 16-311                                                                                                                                    March 24, 2016 PS Docket Nos. 15-94 and 15-91 Comment Date:  May 9, 2016 Reply Comment Date:  June 7, 2016   On January 28, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes revisions intended to strengthen the Emergency Alert System (EAS) by facilitating state and […]