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  • Full Title:
    FCC Takes Action to Extend Deadline for Broadcasters and Other EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM PARTICIPANTS to Comply with TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR Next-Generation Emergency AlertS
  • Document Type:
    News Release
  • Bureau(s):
    Public Safety and Homeland Security
  • Description
    The FCC extended the deadline from 180 days to 360 days, the time provided to Broadcasters and other EAS participants to comply with technical requirements for the implementation of the new federal common messaging protocol for public alerts and warn


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