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Test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system to hit most U.S. cellphones on September 20th at 2:18pm EDT

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

If you own any type of cellphone that can send and receives texts, you are going to receive a text message on September 20th that is called a "Presidential Alert." The test is being conducted by Federal Emergency Management Agency and the FCC, and will test both the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. The latter will be tested at 2:18pm EDT with the EAS test coming two minutes later.
The WEA test message will be sent out to all cellphones connected to a wireless provider that is a WEA member, and you can't opt ...
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