Thu, Oct 5 from 12:00am to 11:30pm

EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) Filings

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct nationwide tests of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts on October 4, 2023. If conditions on that date require the rescheduling of the tests, they will be conducted on October 11, 2023.

All EAS Participants are required to participate in the nationwide EAS test and make required filings in the Commission’s ETRS

EAS Participants were required to make their 2023 ETRS Form One filings on or before February 28, 2023. EAS Participants must update ETRS Form One to ensure its accuracy by submitting an updated ETRS Form One on or before September 15, 2023. Examples of changes necessitating updates include transfers of control, updates to EAS equipment or software, or as required by any revision of its State EAS Plan filed pursuant to 47 CFR § 11.21.

All EAS Participants must file ETRS Form Two “day of test” data on or before October 5, 2023.

All EAS Participants must file ETRS Form Three detailed post-test data on or before November 20, 2023.

ETRS Forms Two and Three will become available in ETRS on October 4, 2023, at the time of initiation of the 2023 nationwide test.