Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test

Ray Van Dolson rvandolson at esri.com
Wed Oct 3 20:28:29 UTC 2018

Anecdotally, we had staff feeding off of both AT&T and VZW IP-based
metrocells get the alert message.


On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 12:53:57PM -0700, mike.lyon at gmail.com wrote:
> Iphone, vzw, silicon valley, rcvd.
> Interesting question though... I wonder if people on micro-cells
> and/or wifi calling don’t get the alerts. That would be extremely
> dumb and irresponsible of the cell phone carriers, so its likely the
> case :)
> In rural America where cell coverage may not exist but the customer
> may have PTMP wireless internet and is using a microcell and/or wifi
> calling over the internet, if they dont get the alert, that could be
> catastrophic. Something along the lines of the Santa Rosa, CA fires
> catastrophic.
> I wonder if that is the case.
> -Mike

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