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CAP EAS Deadline Extended

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The deadline to have CAP compliant EAS equipment has been extended to June 30, 2012. Start saving your pennies! :)
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BroadcastDoc wrote:Start saving your pennies! :)
Start?

Also, where/when was this announced? By whom? I've heard this elsewhere but have been trying to find a source.
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It was announced at the NAB Radio Show. I got the info from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.
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It appears in today's FCC Daily Digest:

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/a ... -136A1.pdf
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Does this mean that the national test will be postponed, or are we going to go ahead and test equipment that's about to be replaced?

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http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/2011/09 ... e-30-2012/

A little surprised...I was expecting a CAP-compliance targeted-inspection flurry by the FCC in the fourth quarter...think of all the $10K fines they could have handed out :mrgreen:

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No kidding...cha-ching! :D

Thank goodness common sense prevailed.
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I'm a little surprised they waited this long to delay the deadline. But, this is a very good thing, considering I don't think any of the ECB stations have gotten their new Sages yet. We haven't for WHA yet. They've been on order for a while now.
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National EAS still on schedule. The FCC had said earlier in the summer and reconfirmed it, that no matter what state the CAP enhancement was in, the national test would go on just using the SAME protocol if nothing else.

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w4cl wrote:National EAS still on schedule. The FCC had said earlier in the summer and reconfirmed it, that no matter what state the CAP enhancement was in, the national test would go on just using the SAME protocol if nothing else.
Thanks. I guess I shouldn't be surprised: this is the same federal agency that was still using early 1950s pre-solid-state tests when I took my first phone exam in 1982 (just in time to get it kicked down to a general). So I guess I'm all set in case I ever need to deal with a transmitter with a motor-generator set.

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