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Strange Message on Your Cell Phone Tomorrow? Don’t Worry; It’s Just a Test

This just in from Notify NYC: Tomorrow between 10AM-3PM, New York City OEM and the federal government (FEMA) will test the Wireless Emergency Alert System, a new system that allows authorized officials to send alerts to enabled mobile phones. Depending on the model of your phone and carrier you may receive TEST messages. These messages […]

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We Interrupt This Program…

This in from Community Board 2: Please be advised that on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.(EST), the federal government will be conducting the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minutes. During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable, and satellite […]

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