Goto Section: 11.1 | 11.2 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 11.1 Purpose.
This part contains rules and regulations providing for an Emergency
Alert System (EAS). The EAS provides the President with the capability
to provide immediate communications and information to the general
public at the National, State and Local Area levels during periods of
national emergency. The rules in this part describe the required
technical standards and operational procedures of the EAS for analog
AM, FM, and TV broadcast stations, digital broadcast stations, analog
cable systems, digital cable systems, wireline video systems, wireless
cable systems, Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) services, Satellite
Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS), and other participating entities.
The EAS may be used to provide the heads of State and local government,
or their designated representatives, with a means of emergency
communication with the public in their State or Local Area.
[ 72 FR 62132 , Nov. 2, 2007]
Goto Section: 11.1 | 11.2
Goto Year: 2020 |
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