emergency alert system


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emergency alert system

[ə‚mər·jən·sē ə′lərt ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A system of radio, television, and cable networks and wire services for communicating with the general public in emergency situations.
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The message people will receive from the Emergency Alert System will not be that different from those people are used to receiving on their mobile phones and other devices such as amber and severe weather alerts.
Twitter launches emergency alert system in U.S., Japan, S.
It is an emergency alert system that allows you to send multiple messages, images, videos, sound bytes and current location status to your near and dear ones automatically alerting them of the emergency situation just at the press of a button.
HAGATNA -- Guam has raised its official threat level and on Thursday tested its emergency alert system after warnings from North Korea identifying the island as a potential missile target.
Korea : Guam has raised its official threat level and on Thursday tested its emergency alert system after warnings from North Korea identifying the island as a potential missile target.
On television, teenage cheaters were being exposed on The Steve Wilkos Show when the broadcast was interrupted by the telltale warning signal of the Emergency Alert System. "Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living...Do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are considered extremely dangerous." It was the moment that decades of horror movies, television shows, video games and books had prepared us for.
The Montana Television Network says hackers broke into the Emergency Alert System of Great Falls affiliate KRTV and its CW station Monday.
From 2015, manufacturers on the continent will include in-car emergency alert system E-call on all new cars.
Eastern time, televisions and radios across the nation will broadcast a series of beeps followed by the message, "This is a test." While local and state components of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) are tested on a weekly and monthly basis, respectively, this will mark the first time that the federal government conducts a nationwide, "top-to-bottom" test.
Iran has thus added 50 nuclear Emergency Alert System (EAS) stations to the previous 13.
By 1997 the EBS was replaced by the Emergency Alert System (EAS), which, like the EBS, relied on TV and radio, but also included analog, digital, terrestrial and satellite broadcasts.
MyHalo Complete Monitoring is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed so that the user does not have to press a button.
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