Emergency Alert System

State EAS Chair:
Mark Manuelian
617 300-2026


EAS Rules
FEMA’s IPAWS (Integrated Public Alert and Warning System) page

National EAS Test

2024 National EAS Test information will be posted when/if a test is scheduled.


EAS Handbook (2021)

A new version of the EAS Handbook for 2021 has been released by the FCC.  This new version must be posted in place of the prior version.  The handbook “summarizes the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities upon receipt of an EAN, tests, or State and Local Area alerts.  Questions about the EAS test can be directed to the FCC’s Christina Clearwater at christina.clearwater@fcc.gov.


Massachusetts Operational Areas

OA Map


RMT is generated by WBZ-FM 98.5mHz