FEMA/FCC Test the Emergency Alert System - 10/4/2023

Please be aware of the following information from FEMA.

On October 4, 2023, test messages will be sent to all TVs, radios and cell phones.

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this fall. The national test will consist of two portions, testing WEA and EAS capabilities. Both tests are scheduled to begin at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

New Jersey State Emergency Operations Center
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management PO Box 7068, River Road
West Trenton, NJ 08628
24 Hours - (609) 963-6900
Fax - (609) 530-3620

FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Oct 4 2023.pdf, 79.57 KB; (Last Modified on September 20, 2023)