ET, will see messages distributed to all TVs, radios and cellphones in an effort to ensure the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts are operating effectively. AdvertisementWireless phones should only receive one message during the test, an alert that reads, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. ET, there will be a nationwide emergency alert test on cell phones, wireless devices, radios, and TVs. Info & FAQs: https://t.co/KKyrIr4e03 pic.twitter.com/xDW92DwcAy — FEMA (@fema) October 2, 2023Depending on the individual cellphone settings, the message could also display in Spanish. FEMA stressed that the test will not gather any private data, nor can it monitor, locate or lock anyone’s phones.
Source: Huffington Post October 02, 2023 23:26 UTC