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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
(Revised 05/02/14)

      State of Florida Emergency Alert System State Plan

      Federal Communications Commission EAS Required Handbooks
(12/04/2007)

      Federal Communications Commission EAS Rules


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

WFLF-AM, 407-916-7800


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

 

Area 7 RMT Schedule