Why was there an Emergency Alert test today?
Edgar Cervantes • 19 minutes ago Ryan Haines / Android Authority Did a blaring noise from your phone freak you out today? I know I was a bit scared, with multiple phones emitting an Emergency.
Here's why FEMA sent an emergency alert to your cellphone today
FEMA says that if you don’t receive an alert, it may be because your phone is in “WiFi-only” or on “airplane mode,” is connected to a virtual private network (VPN) or has opted out of receiving.
Emergency alert test on iPhone: Everything you need to know
Chance Miller | Oct 4 2023 – 11:02 am PT 47 Comments As you’ve probably heard by now, FEMA and the FCC are conducting a nationwide test of the Public Alert and Warning System in the United States.
America's national emergency alert test is coming to your
Here are answers to all of your burning questions about today’s emergency alert test.. you will likely receive the national Wireless Emergency Alert test, the agency added. There are, however.
The truth and fiction
Local tests of TV and radio alert systems have been happening for decades. While nationwide tests of the broadcast system began in 2011, today’s test marks only the second time the test message.
FEMA emergency alert test: Why your phone, TV and radio
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is conducting a nationwide test of its emergency communications systems today (Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023). That means your cell phone, TV and radio.
What to know about the national emergency test on Oct. 4 : NPR
The test is scheduled to begin at about 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The testing window runs for 30 minutes, but you should only receive the message once. If an actual emergency happens that.
Emergency alert: Why you will get a “THIS IS A TEST” message
WASHINGTON (AP) — “THIS IS A TEST”: If you have a cellphone or are watching television Wednesday, that message will flash across your screen as the federal government tests its emergency alert system used to tell people about emergencies.
Your Phone Probably Just Got an Emergency Alert. Don't Panic.
Don’t panic. FEMA is working with the FCC to send out a nationwide test of the emergency alert system. The test was held on Wednesday, October 4 at about 2:20 p.m. EST, alerting phones, TVs and.
FCC And FEMA To Test Emergency Alert Systems On TVs
Emergency alert system FEMA Flipboard Email At 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, the federal government will be testing two emergency alert systems on televisions, radios and certain cellphones.