Emergency Alert System
The EAS is designed to alert the public of severe weather, technological, terrorism events, and National Emergency messages.
EAS PLANS FOR BROADCASTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGERS
For convenience, the necessary EAS reference links for broadcast stations, cable operators, and emergency managers are shown below:
□ Local EAS Operational Area 7 Plan
□ Federal Communications Commission EAS Required Handbooks
MONITORING ASSIGNMENTS - EAS SOURCES
□ WMGF-FM (LP-1) will monitor WWKA-FM, WFLF-AM, WMFE-FM, NOAA weather radio, and the State of Florida Emergency Management’s EMNet.
WWKA-FM (LP-2) will monitor WMGF-FM, WFLF-AM, WMFE-FM, NOAA weather radio, and the State of Florida Emergency Management’s EMNet.
WMFE-FM (LP-2) will monitor WMGF-FM, WWKA-FM, WFLF-AM, NOAA weather radio, and the NPR Squawk Channel.
Participating stations are required to monitor one LP1 station and one LP2 station.
Participating stations have the option of monitoring additional NOAA frequencies that are particular to their operational areas.
OPERATIONAL AREA #7 REPRESENTATIVES
Mike Sprysenski, Area 7 Chairman
Roz Clark, Area 7, Chairman
Director of Technical Operations, Cox Media Group, Orlando Radio
Keith Kotch, Communications – Warning Coordinator, Orange County Emergency Management, 407-836-9151
Scott M. Spratt, Warning Coordinator Meteorologist, National Weather Service (NOAA), 321-255-0212