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Mike Wolf

join:2009-05-24
Beachwood, NJ
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Re: Nationwide EAS Test 11/9 2:00 PM EST

i think the issue is more in regards to television because people with disabilities such as the deaf or people with equipment that cannot transmit the audio portion of the alert such as TiVo and Moxi (when banner text alert is used) (the audio portion saying "this is only a test" ) may panic since visually it will look like a real alert due to the nature of the test using live code i.e. the actual code used during a real emergency. Here's something I dug up from Comcast »www.comcast.com/MediaLibrary/1/2···ints.pdf