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4/18/12 overview presentation of IPAWS Open Platform for Emergency Networks of changes anticipated in release 3.02 by Gary Ham, System Architect.
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.
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.
A timeline of public emergency alerting from the CONtrol of ELectromagnetic RADiation (CONELRAD) in August 1951 to the present-day Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).
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.