Public Safety And Homeland Security Bureau Reminds EAS Participants Of Upcoming Dates And Deadlines Related To The 2017 Nationwide EAS Test.

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) reminds all Emergency Alert System (EAS) Participants that, as the Bureau announced on July 24, 2017, they are required to participate in a nationwide test of the EAS that is scheduled for September 27, 2017, at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The Bureau also reminds all EAS Participants that they must register with the EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) and file Form One on or before August 28, 2017. EAS Participants shall file ETRS Form Two at or before 11:59 p.m. EDT on September 27 , 2017, and shall file ETRS Form Three on or before November 13, 2017. Additional information, including instructional videos and answers to frequently asked questions about entering data into the ETRS forms, can be found at


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