EAS: Act locally, think regionally

Robinson, Thomas G.
May 2008
CED;May2008, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p42
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the cable communication systems in the U.S. He argues that as such regional system were developed, there were sometimes differing emergency override requirements in different franchises that would now need to be melded. He believes that the changes in regulations related to national, state and local Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) also served to modify how local override systems were implemented and utilized.


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