FCC's Proposed EAS Changes Open For Comment
June 23, 2011 at 4:18 AM (PT)
The FCC's proposed changes to EAS rules have been published in the Federal Register, thus triggering the deadlines for comments and reply comments. Comments on the docket are due JULY 20th, with replies due AUGUST 4th.
The Commission issued the Third Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in MAY on changes to the Emergency Alert System, seeking comment on a revision to Part 11 that would codify the obligation to convert and process Common Alerting Protocol-formatted alert messages in the same manner as those sent in EAS Protocol.