• Full Title: FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Aug. 11; Test Messages Will be Sent to TVs and Radios Along with Select Cell Phones That Have Opted-in to Receive Test Messages
  • Document Type(s): News Release
  • Bureau(s): Public Safety and Homeland Security, Media Relations

FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this summer. Both tests will begin at 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Aug. 11

Document Dates

  • Released On: Jun 11, 2021
  • Issued On: Jun 11, 2021
  • Media Contact: FEMA News Desk, Fema-News-Desk@fema.dhs.gov FCC Office Of Media Relations, Mediarelations@fcc.gov