Skall On Misuse of EAS Tones


Gregg-SkallBy Gregg Skall

In this multi-part series, Womble Carlyle attorney Gregg Skall dissects what readers need to know about current regulatory issues affecting broadcasters pending at the FCC. As federal regulators, broadcasters, cable systems and emergency alerting managers participated in a regional EAS test this week, it’s appropriate to remind readers about the potential ramifications of airing actual EAS tones in cases other than an emergency or a test.

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