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October 13, 2011

National EAS Test Public Service Announcement from TEMA & TAB

On November 9th at 2:00 PM Eastern, Tennessee will participate in a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.
It will be heard on the radio and seen on local, cable, and satellite TV.
This test will last for approximately three minutes.
The National EAS is a public alert and warning system that enables the President to address the American public during emergencies.
The test will serve as a reminder that everyone should establish an emergency preparedness kit and a plan.
This message brought to you by the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters and this station.