Oklahoma EAS – Vulnerability Update

The vulnerability is related specifically to Monroe DASDEC boxes. That said, all of us should check to make sure we’re on the latest software version for our device(s). Several updates have been issued by Digital Alert System since this issue was originally identified as far back as 2013. If you have a Monroe device you…

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RMT for Nov. 9, 2021 is rescheduled to Nov 11, 2021, 11:15am

Due to a failure, November’s RMT is being rescheduled. The November RMT is now scheduled for this Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, 11:15am, Veterans Day. ______________________________________________________________ Please notify others within your organization of the change. We apologize for any problems this may cause.

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IMPORTANT – All Stations Using ONN as an Assignment !!

Due to an upcoming change in the method ONN will be using to process and deliver audio content to it’s affiliates, it will no longer be possible to use the ONN network to receive EAS alerts.  This will not affect ONN programming, only EAS alerting will be affected. IMPORTANT – October 17, 2021 will be…

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National EAS Test Scheduled for August 11, 2021

Our next National EAS test will be on Aug. 11, 2021. Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency officially informed the Federal Communications Commission that it plans its sixth national EAS test on April 11. They also plan to conduct a nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) test concurrently. As in the past, FEMA set a…

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Nov 3, 2020 RMT rescheduled to Nov 10

Oklahoma’s Nov 3 RMT has been rescheduled for the following Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:15am due to a busy Election day. Please notify others (i.e., traffic) within your organization of the change.

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FEMA IPAWS EAS RWT for 11-25-19 cancelled

EAS Participants, The EAS RWT for all time zones will not go out on November 25. This will be reflected in the monthly report. v/r Mark A. Lucero, CISSP Chief, IPAWS Engineering FEMA National Continuity Programs

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FCC Extends Deadline to Update Firmware

FCC Extends Deadline to Download and Install Updated Security Firmware to EAS Units – On Nov. 5, the FCC released Public Notice DA 19-1144, extending the time by 60 days that EAS participants that are unable to complete installation of the new, replacement certificate information for IPAWS prior to Nov. 8, 2019, and therefore are…

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