November 6, 2013
Over the years, the FCC has warned broadcasters not to air the real EAS tones for any reason other than airing a real alert or a test to avoid panicking the public. The EAS tones contain digital information that is relayed to other media, whose EAS encoders/decoders then read the data and automatically transmit the alert farther down the daisy chain.
Now, the commission emphasizes the prohibition against misairing the EAS tones with an Enforcement Advisory and a proposed $25,000 fine against Turner Broadcasting System and a $39,000 consent decree against a Kentucky TV station.Read more at: http://www.rwonline.com/article/fcc-warns-against-airing-false-eas-tones/222205
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