Tech Break

Sep 16th 2018

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Presidential Alert Test Will Message Your Smartphone

Hosted by Rich DeMuro
FEMA to test Presidential Alert System.
Category: TWiT Bits

FEMA and the FCC will be testing IPAWS, or "Integrated Public Alert and Warning System", on Thursday, September 20. The nationwide test will send a message to your smartphone with a loud tone, and will allow the president to issue alerts in the future in national emergencies. 

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