Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test

Adrian Schmidt aschmi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 20:49:09 UTC 2018


My son who has a Canadian line got it while in the Washington state area.
Adrian


On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 1:44 PM Stan Barber <sob at academ.com> wrote:

> I got it on ATT IPhone I have and a Verizon Pixel as well.
>
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 1:38 PM Ray Van Dolson <rvandolson at esri.com> wrote:
>
>> Anecdotally, we had staff feeding off of both AT&T and VZW IP-based
>> metrocells get the alert message.
>>
>> Ray
>>
>> 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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