EAS Summit and PEP stations


Paul RotellaAt the annual NASBA conference in DC 2/24, there was an EAS Summit to go over some of the big issues broadcasters are facing on a state-wide and nationwide basis. Under laws going back to 1951, radio and television stations are already required to participate in the national Emergency Alert System and many stations – called Primary Entry Points (PEP) – have protected, government‐funded circuits connecting them to emergency command centers in Washington and in their states.

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