The third hour of today’s Glenn Beck’s show, with its combined 100+ years of professional broadcasting experience was about the November 9th test of the EAS system. Glenn began by saying he doesn’t understand this test. That’s very apparent as well as the moron Pat Grey. This is a test of the national alert, which has nothing to do with the tests done by individual states.
For the past couple months, the bottom of every page has had the countdown to the test, and points to this blog post from August:
I’ve also written about the EBS/EAS system here:
As I’m typing this, a caller mentions he’s a “ham” (Amateur Radio) operator, and Glenn mentions he recently has bought a ham radio.
What the caller doesn’t know is this EAS test of the national system activation includes the requirement of radio silence by hams (or at least did back in the 1960s)