National EAS Test Shortened To 60 Seconds
November 3, 2011 at 1:03 PM (PT)
The NAB has confirmed, according to a statement at its website, that the nationwide Emergency Alert System test being conducted on NOVEMBER 9th at 2p (ET) by FEMA and the FCC has been shortened to 60 seconds.
All radio and TV stations as well as cable and satellite operators are being required to participate in the test. The NAB website has detailed information about the test; see it by clicking here.