Wednesday at 1pm will be the first nationally broadcasted Emergency Alert System test. Normally, radio and television stations broadcast weekly or monthly tests administered by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, but its never been simulcasted nationally. Kent Cornish is the President of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.
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Cornish talks about how the National EAS test will affect the public.
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Cornish said the National test also gives the public a chance to think about what preparations they need to take in an emergency. For more information on the National EAS Test, go to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management’s website, KansasTag.gov.