Security Issues Concerning Operation of EAS Equipment

I hope everyone is staying safe and abiding by the guidance concerning Covid-19. Second, most broadcast operations are now being handled off-site, which could create security problems. Hackers know this and can take advantage of these opportunities. Login and Password It stands to reason that engineers should review the station security features including firewalls, passwords […]

NJBA Warns About EAS Potential Failure

Radio World, EMILY M. REIGART Garden State’s current EMNET-EAS is more than a decade old and has become unreliable, association says The New Jersey Broadcasters Association sounded an alarm about New Jersey’s emergency alert system in its latest  e-newsletter, stating that “EAS failure” might occur as soon as the New Year unless something changes in the state. […]

FCC Gives Stations More Time To Update EAS Equipment.

INSIDE RADIO A later than expected release of a technical update to Emergency Alert System (EAS) hardware used by broadcasters has led the Federal Communications Commission to give stations more time to install the software without running afoul of its rules. Stations were to have had the update installed by Friday, Nov. 8. But the […]