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- May 13, 2014
Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Construction ProjectsGo to ResourceThe Nation needs radio stations that have robust and survivable power generation, fuel storage and other provisions deemed necessary to operate and maintain their transmitter facilities for an extended period without the availability of commercial power. This PEP station network is central to the EO 13407 requirement for the establishment of an effective, reliable, integrated, flexible, and comprehensive system to alert and warn the American people in situations of war, terrorist attack, natural disaster or other hazards to public safety and well being.
- Go to Resource10/19/11 presentation and demonstration of Emergency Alert System (EAS) messaging by Gary Ham.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Outreach Plan for Communications and Partner EngagementGo to ResourceThe IPAWS program facilitates timely delivery of alert and warning information over the media to the public before, during, and after a disaster. The IPAWS PMO is partnering with recognized government and industry leaders and technical experts to ensure the IPAWS program incorporates the latest technologies and is practical for prospective users. The outreach and communications document helps ensure the effectiveness of the program through a comprehensive outreach approach using strategic communications and robust partnership engagement couple with integrated training and exercises.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Webinar, Open Platform for Emergency Networks (OPEN) Release 3.02Go to Resource
4/18/12 overview presentation of IPAWS Open Platform for Emergency Networks of changes anticipated in release 3.02 by Gary Ham, System Architect.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Webinar -- Update from the National Weather ServiceGo to Resource5/02/12 presentation about National Weather Service plans to implement weather alerts over the Commercial Mobile Alert System, by Michael Gerber, NOAA/NWS.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Developer Webinar -- New Access Requirements for IPAWS-OPEN Testing and DevelopmentGo to ResourceResource Abstract: 5/16/12 presentation about upcoming changes to procedures for accessing the IPAWS-OPEN testing and development services by System Architect Gary Ham. The new requirements are designed to enhance system security as well as provide a more realistic simulation of the production environment.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Guide for Independent Testing of Emergency Alert System EquipmentGo to Resource
This document describes the testing requirements for any Independent Testing Authority (ITA) who wishes to provide testing services for the manufacturers of Emergency Alert System decoder equipment for purposes of meeting FCC equipment certification requirements.
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The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Program Management Office partners with FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination to initiate semi-annual Roundtables for Federal Partners and Industry Experts on disability-related issues. The Roundtables include representatives from over a dozen leading organizations representing Americans with access and functional needs. Roundtables are designed to provide periodic updates to our Industry and Federal partners, elicit information on emerging technologies and systems that can integrate CAP, and facilitate robust discussions between industry and advocacy organizations.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Joint Practitioner/Developer Webinar - Accessing the National Weather Service HazCollect System via IPAWSGo to Resource
7/18/12 presentation by Michael Szkil, Chief of the Awareness Branch of the National Weather Service’s Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services and System Architect including an overview of HazCollect and the NWS process that is used to request, review, and grant access. Presentation by Gary Ham, IPAWS System Architect including an overview of NWEM-related services, unique data requirements for Common Alerting Protocol CAP 1.2 NWEMs, and related system validation tests for developers incorporating NWEMs in their alert origination software systems.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Developer Webinar -- What’s New for IPAWS-OPEN 3.02 and How to Use ItGo to Resource
8/22/12 presentation by IPAWS System Architect Gary Ham on current status of IPAWS-OPEN and enhancements to be included in release 3.02.
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) Practitioner Webinar -- Using IPAWS for Interoperable MessagingGo to Resource
9/12/12 presentation by Kirby Rice, contract Project Manager for the IPAWS Program Management Office, providing an overview of these IPAWS interoperable messaging capabilities and Dr. Paul Petersen from the Tennessee Department of Health where they are currently planning to implement the exchange of data to support tracking the movement and locations of evacuees and patients.