Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test
selphie.keller at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 20:01:54 UTC 2018
I did receive the alert on samsung devices: note 8 (tmobile), note 3 (no
sim card/no service), and galaxy s6 (verizon)
~12:18 MDT (GMT-6)
On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 at 13:55, Robbie Trencheny <me at robbiet.us> wrote:
> I did not receive on my iPhone or Apple Watch (LTE) either. Both are
> T-Mobile and I'm in Oakland, CA.
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 12:21 Andy Ringsmuth <andy at andyring.com> wrote:
>> Did anyone on AT&T or an iPhone receive the test today? I believe it was
>> supposed to happen at 2:18 EDT, followed by one on broadcast radio at 2:20
>> I’m in CDT, so 1:18 and 1:20 p.m. CDT.
>> Message was heard on my desk radio at 1:21:35 p.m. CDT but as of the
>> sending of this at 1:52 p.m. CDT, nothing on phones. I have an office full
>> of AT&T iPhones and not a single one of them alerted.
>> FEMA says https://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-test
>> "Cell towers will broadcast the WEA test for approximately 30 minutes
>> beginning at 2:18 p.m. EDT. During this time, WEA compatible cell phones
>> that are switched on, within range of an active cell tower, and whose
>> wireless provider participates in WEA should be capable of receiving the
>> test message. Some cell phones will not receive the test message, and cell
>> phones should only receive the message once."
>> My wife, with a Sprint iPhone, received the test.
>> Andy Ringsmuth
>> 5609 Harding Drive
>> Lincoln, NE 68521-5831
>> (402) 304-0083
>> andy at andyring.com
> Robbie Trencheny (@robbie <http://twitter.com/robbie>)
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