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EAS Test Reporting System(ETRS)

EAS Test Reporting System

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EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) Filings

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the FCC, conducted nationwide tests of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts on October 4, 2023. All EAS Participants were required to participate in the nationwide EAS test and are required to make required filings in the Commission’s ETRS.

EAS Participants were required to make their 2023 ETRS Form One filings on or before February 28, 2023.

All EAS Participants must file ETRS Form Two “day of test” data on or before October 5, 2023.

All EAS Participants must file ETRS Form Three detailed post-test data on or before November 20, 2023.

Please see the below Public Notices for details.

  • FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for October 4, 2023
    October 3, 2023, News Release  Word | Acrobat 
  • FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alerting Tests on October 4, 2023
    August 3, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat 
  • PSHSB Offers Further Information and Assistance with ETRS Filings
    March 6, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Opens EAS Test Reporting System for Filings
    January 3, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Establishes EAS Test Reporting System Form One Deadline
    December 15, 2022, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

Please contact ETRS@fcc.gov with questions.


ETRS Login

The following links provide access to ETRS new user registration, login, password reset and user profile updates: 


ETRS Description

The ETRS is the online system in which EAS Participants must file identifying information, day-of-test data, and post-test data related to a nationwide test.  ETRS provides several new features that ease the data-entry burden on EAS Participants, encourage timely filings, and minimize input errors.

To review instructional videos on filing in ETRS, click the "ETRS Instructional Video" tab above.  For additional information about or assistance with ETRS, please contact us at ETRS@fcc.gov

Nationwide EAS Test Releases

  • PSHSB Opens EAS Test Reporting System for Filings
    January 3, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Establishes EAS Test Reporting System Form One Deadline
    December 15, 2022, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Issues Report on August 11, 2021 Nationwide EAS Test
    December 30, 2021, Report:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Reminds Providers to Issue Accessible Alerts
    July 7, 2021, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on August 11, 2021 and Opens the EAS Test Reporting System for Filings
    June 11, 2021, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Waives EAS Test Reporting System Filing Requirement
    July 8, 2020, Order: Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Report on 2019 Nationwide Emergency Alert Test
    May 12, 2020, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Reminder to Emergency Alert System Participants of Test Deadlines
    July 1, 2019,  Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Announces Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test on August 7, 2019 and Opens the EAS Test Reporting System for 2019 Filings 
    June 3, 2019, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat

To view previous releases from prior nationwide tests, click on the "Archived Releases" tab above.

ETRS Resources and FAQs

Please email ETRS@fcc.gov with questions.

Reminder Regarding the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert Sounds (Attention Signals)

False, Fraudulent, or Unauthorized Use of the EAS or WEA Codes or Attention Signals (or Simulations Thereof) is Strictly Prohibited.  See FCC Enforcement Advisory No. 2019-05 for more information.

ETRS Instructional Video

Registration Information

 

Completing ETRS Form One

 

Accessing ETRS Forms Two and Three

 

Archived Releases

Archived Releases

  • PSHSB Offers Further Information and Assistance with ETRS Filings
    March 6, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Opens EAS Test Reporting System for Filings
    January 3, 2023, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Establishes EAS Test Reporting System Form One Deadline
    December 15, 2022, Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Issues Report on August 11, 2021 Nationwide EAS Test
    December 30, 2021, Report:  Word | Acrobat
  • FEMA and FCC Announce Nationwide Test in August
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Report on 2018 Nationwide Emergency Alert Test
    Report:  Word | Acrobat
  • Nationwide Alerting Test Rescheduled for October 3, 2018
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Reminds EAS Participants Of Upcoming Dates And Deadlines Related To The 2018 Nationwide EAS Test
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • FCC Announces Nationwide Test of the Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert Systems on September 20, 2018
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Opens the EAS Test Reporting System for 2018
    Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
  • Report on the September 27, 2017, Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System
    Report: Word | Acrobat
  • 2017 National Emergency Alert System Test: Initial Findings
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Planned for September 27
    News Release:  Word | Acrobat
  • EAS Test Filing Date Extended for those Affected by 2017 Hurricanes
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Reminds EAS Participants of 2017 Nationwide Test Deadlines
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System Scheduled for September 27th
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Provides Instructions for 2017 ETRS Registration Using CORES
    Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • PSHSB Reminds EAS Participants of 2017 Nationwide Test Deadlines
    August 14, 2017 - Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System Scheduled for September 27th
    July 24, 2017 - Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Provides Instructions for 2017 ETRS Registration Using CORES
    June 26, 2017 - Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Announces Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System on September 28, 2016
    July 18, 2016 - Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Launches EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) and Seeks Comment on EAS Operating Handbook Recommendations
    June 27, 2016 - Public Notice:  Word | Acrobat
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Provides Information on Implementation of EAS Test Reporting System
    April 26, 2016 - Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
  • Review of the Emergency Alert System
    Sixth Report and Order:  Word | Acrobat
  • Strengthening the Emergency Alert System (EAS): Lessons Learned from the Nationwide EAS Test - April 2013 
    Report: Word | Acrobat

ETRS User Manual

ETRS User Manual

All EAS Participants are required to register with ETRS and renew their identifying information (ETRS Form One) on an annual basis. When a nationwide EAS test is held, EAS Participants are required to file test results using ETRS Form Two within 24 hours, or as otherwise required by the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, and detailed post-test data using ETRS Form Three within 45 days. This User Manual provides instructions on how to use the features and capabilities of ETRS.

Updated:
Wednesday, October 4, 2023