What Does EAS Stand For?

EAS stands for Emergency Activation System. It is more commonly used for the broadcast of severe weather and other civil emergencies. Each radio and TV station must have a working EAS monitor on-site in order to receive an operating license from the Federal Communications Commission.

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1. Who activates the Amber Plan?
2. How are Amber Plan bulletins distributed to the various radio and tv stations?
3. What Does EAS Stand For?
4. Is the Emergency Activation System (EAS) always ready for use?
5. Are Police Departments charged a fee for Amber Plan activations or involvement?
6. Who oversees the Amber Plan?