emergency broadcast system

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emergency broadcast system

[ə′mər·jən·sē ′brȯd‚kast ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A system of broadcast stations and interconnecting facilities authorized by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to operate in a controlled manner during a war, threat of war, state of public peril or disaster, or other national emergency.
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Apart from having the ability to access government television and radio stations and public bulletin boards, he said barangays could also use the satellite receivers for emergency broadcasting system.
8 Power FM/Advanced Forward Emergency Broadcasting System (AFEBS) Network PIA Caragas radio station in the city.
Though it mentions it (largely in footnotes), this book does not address the emergency broadcasting system in the United States; rather, beginning with specific events, it addresses how the broadcasting of emergencies shaped radio in America during a crucial period of its development.
The EAS has replaced the Emergency Broadcasting System (EBS).
The only legal broadcast is that Emergency Broadcasting System whine.
With improvements which should be completed this year, the METS will more effectively serve the ECC by linking not only key emergency responders but also all elements of the Emergency Broadcasting System that serves the Bay Area.
Mutated humans, a band of barbaric road warriors, 50-foot hillbillies and IRS agents (the only branch of the government to survive) plague the Bradleys, who must also cope with limited food, water and gasoline amid sporadic reports from two Emergency Broadcasting System deejays and their drifter sidekick.