Oct. 3, 2018 EAS Presidential Alert test

Fred Baker fredbaker.ietf at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 22:49:36 UTC 2018


> On Oct 7, 2018, at 12:23 PM, bzs at theworld.com wrote:
> 
> That was one advantage of the old air raid siren system, it was difficult to ignore and required nothing special to receive (hearing
> impaired excepted.)

Where I grew up, the “Civil Defense Warning” was used for air raids, nuclear defense, and tornado warnings. By regulation, it was tested monthly. When we heard it, which we did, the usual response was “they’re testing the siren again” and resumption of the barely-interrupted activity.


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