EAS http://wmot.org en Unusual Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test Today http://wmot.org/post/unusual-emergency-alert-system-eas-test-today <p>A nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will take place today.</p><p>State and federal authorities are partnering to conduct the test this afternoon at 1 pm Central Standard Time.</p><p>The test will be aired simultaneously on every radio and television station across the country, as well as cable and satellite channels.</p><p>Today&rsquo;s test will be unusually long, lasting a full three minutes.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 17:44:54 +0000 Mike Osborne 3719 at http://wmot.org