Goto Section: 10.441 | 10.460 | Table of Contents
Revised as of May 23, 2019
Goto Year:2018 |
§ 10.450 Geographic targeting.
Link to an amendment published at 83 FR 8623 , February 28, 2018.
This section establishes minimum requirements for the geographic
targeting of Alert Messages.
(a) A Participating CMS Provider will determine which of its network
facilities, elements, and locations will be used to geographically
target Alert Messages. A Participating CMS Provider must transmit any
Alert Message that is specified by a geocode, circle, or polygon to an
area that best approximates the specified geocode, circle, or polygon.
If, however, the Participating CMS Provider cannot broadcast the Alert
Message to an area that best approximates the specified geocode,
circle, or polygon, a Participating CMS Provider may transmit an Alert
Message to an area not larger than the propagation area of a single
(b) Upon request from an emergency management agency, a Participating
CMS Provider will disclose information regarding their capabilities for
geo-targeting Alert Messages. A Participating CMS Provider is only
required to disclose this information to an emergency management agency
insofar as it would pertain to Alert Messages initiated by that
emergency management agency, and only so long as the emergency
management agency offers confidentiality protection at least equal to
that provided by the federal FOIA.
[ 81 FR 75726 , Nov. 1, 2016]
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