Emergency Cell Phone Alerts To Be Tested Wednesday

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BOSTON (24/7 NewsSource) -- The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency is advising the public about a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts and Emergency Alert Systems tomorrow.

The Wireless Emergency Alerts test begins at 2:18 p.m. Cell phones that are on and connected to wireless providers participating in the Wireless Emergency Alert system will receive an audible tone and a Presidential Alert test message. At 2:20 p.m., radio and TV stations, cable systems and satellite radio will receive an Emergency Alerts System message.

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