Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test
Chris J. Ruschmann
chris at scsalaska.net
Wed Oct 3 20:10:24 UTC 2018
Can we stop spamming this list?
I don’t care if you received the alert or not. Contact the FCC or the whitehouse.
From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Kain, Rebecca (.)
Sent: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 11:33 AM
To: Andy Ringsmuth <andy at andyring.com>; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: RE: Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test
I got 1:19 and 1:21 (att then siruis)
From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Andy Ringsmuth
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 2:53 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test
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 EDT.
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.
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