Goto Section: 11.1 | 11.2 | Table of Contents

FCC 11.1
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  §  11.1   Purpose.

   This part contains rules and regulations providing for an Emergency
   Alert System (EAS). The EAS provides the President with the capability
   to provide immediate communications and information to the general
   public at the National, State and Local Area levels during periods of
   national emergency. The rules in this part describe the required
   technical standards and operational procedures of the EAS for analog
   AM, FM, and TV broadcast stations, digital broadcast stations, analog
   cable systems, digital cable systems, wireline video systems, wireless
   cable systems, Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) services, Satellite
   Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS), and other participating entities.
   The EAS may be used to provide the heads of State and local government,
   or their designated representatives, with a means of emergency
   communication with the public in their State or Local Area.

   [ 72 FR 62132 , Nov. 2, 2007]


Goto Section: 11.1 | 11.2

Goto Year: 2019 | 2021
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