Category Archives: Communications

Public Alert and Warning


On November 9th there will be a Nation-wide test of the EAS! That system stems in part from E.O. 12472 as amended and the following: Executive Order 13407 Public Alert and Warning System Signed: June 26, 2006 Federal Register page … Continue reading

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COAST GUARD REPORT ON BP Catastrophe


An amazing report has been issued by the United States Coast Guard relating to the BP catastrophe!   Go to: You can download the entire ISPR here.   It is extremely important that lessons learned be captured from this report. … Continue reading

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Japan–Minamata Disease and Is the Past Prologue?


Some of the readers of this blog may well remember the mercury poisoning episodes !  Minamata disease is the Japanese name for the problem!   In order to protect the Japanese seafood industry the problem of mercury poisning was not addressed … Continue reading

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FINALLY-A decision on block D of the Spectrum


Some issues just won’t go away until someone has the gumption to stand up for the public and public safety as opposed to relying on the free market and private corporations to get the job done. This morning’s NY Times … Continue reading

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Emergency Public Communications-Post katrina


Yes Cumming is running an informal contest on the best post-Katrina efforts by any federal Executive Branch component based on Lessons Learned from the real world events of late August 2005 in the Gulf Coast where over 90,000 square miles … Continue reading

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