FEMA Taking Over the Nation’s Airwaves Today for First National Test

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At 2PM today (November 9th), FEMA will be conducting its first Emergency Alert System (EAS) test today. The test will interrupt the programming of all TV stations (cable and satellite) and radio stations (regular and satellite) to broadcast a test signal.

The test will be the first instance ever that all American media channels will be broadcasting content from a single source. This is quite an event in the history of media as a single organization can single-highhandedly take over the nation’s entire mass media channels. Mashable also reported that: “In addition to government efforts, private service provider T-Mobile issued a test warning last Saturday to thousands of their subscribers, which rang a siren noise and read “Presidential Alert” with the word “Test” below. The alert was part of FEMA’s Personalized Local Alert Network, which allows ‘customers who own an enabled mobile device to receive geographically targeted, text-like messages alerting them of imminent threats to safety in their area.'”

Here’s the official FEMA statement to the population:

Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert System


As part of our ongoing efforts to keep our country and communities safe during emergencies, we’re working in partnership with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The EAS test plays a key role in ensuring the nation is prepared for any type of hazard, and that the U.S. public can receive critical and vital information should it ever be needed.

Over the past year, our agencies have been working with the broadcast community, cable operators and programmers, and other communications service providers that participate in the Emergency Alert System; our state, local, tribal, and territorial partners; and other critical stakeholders to help inform all members of the public regarding the nationwide Emergency Alert System test.

Here are specific items we want everyone to know about the test:

  • It will be conducted Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 PM EST.
  • It will be transmitted via television and radio stations within the U.S., including Alaska, Hawaii, the territories of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
  • Similar to local emergency alert system tests, an audio message will interrupt television and radio programming indicating: “This is a test.”
  • When the test is over, regular programming will resume.

As we get close to the test, the FCC and all of our many partners are working together to spread the word to as many members of the public as possible — so people know what to expect when the test takes place, and no one is caught off guard. We’re asking everyone to join us by spreading the word to your neighbors, co-workers, friends and family — share this web page, post a message on your social media site, and feel free to embed our videos on your website or blog.

– FEMA Website

FEMA taking over the airwaves might be practical in case of a hurricane or whatnot. But there are many other potential applications of this system for FEMA…Do a little internet search on “Rex 84”.

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Perhaps to better see what you are texting and hear what you are saying, so that they can consider things 'threatening'…

This may seem a bit irrelevant, but V.C should make an article about the company, "OBEY". You know those shirts that swag-f**s wear? Anyway, I've seen some heavy Big Brother symbolism in those shirt designs, and I find those designs very disturbing.

Eagle Eye (Movie)

Lhh. People are so dramatic on this site.

There will be a similar "test" in Hungary on November 21st. Papers write that this hasn't happened for as long as people can remember. Could this be a "coincidence" or do TPTB really prepare /for/ a worldwide catastrofe?

I have a terrible feeling that the occupy wall street protests are gonna turn into an excuse for the government to implement Martial Law or Rex 84..they will probably say the the NYPD cannot handle the people anymore and turn it over to FEMA.. does any one else have this feeling?

Have you guys seen a movie called 'The Signal'? they played sound frequencies (like this FEMA test) on all radio and TV stations and it changed people. All I'm saying is certain frequencies can and do affect us even if we're oblivious to it. Take that movie as a warning to TURN OFF your tv when you hear it. Don't underestimate FEMA.

An example of frequencies that can affect your brainwaves is Binaural beats, I've tried it myself so I know how powerful these things are.

You know, if people in here were praying instead of panicking and speculating then we might get somewhere.

I also was duped into believing the American dream, all the way from Africa. But after watching the devastating impact of American foreign policy and stronghold in the countries with natural resources. I have purposefully crushed that dream. You could not pay me to live there!!

Nonetheless God bless America because they gon need it.

They said it failed in some places.

We didn't get the message on TV and I didn't get a Tmobile alert

they blasted that lady gaygay song while they flashed words on the top of the screen..i had no clue what was going on. all it said was "blah blah this is a test" while that paparazzi song was playing. the only thing i got out of it was the song..

Get off of the numbers people, you sound like kabbalists! As far as I know/heard nothing happened on 11/11/11 except Fasching (like a Halloween season that ends on Ash Wednesday, yes it´s freaky) starting here in Germany, which happens every 11/11. Now to the topic… FEMA camps, taking over air waves, which makes me think of HAARP… doesn´t sound that great. + The US being in debt like never before, however being able to expand highways (gotta make sure everyone arrives at Camp FEMA safe if not sound), yes I´m being very sarcastic. I´m sure glad I live in Germany right now. Not saying the Illuminati isn´t here, especially with their blatant commercials for their own TV stations. However I know the government is very cautious to start any "taking over the airwaves" junk, since the past marred the country so bad, and they don´t want to create a negative… Read more »

Hey guys, i was watching this Nicholas Cage movie "knowing", and they use this FEMA to inform the population of the coming threat of the Apocalypse. Not a coincidence for sure.

of all the things i have seen just recently, this and the Denver International Airport have really set my sences of edge —- i feel like im just waiting for the next thing now

Reminds me of what happens in The Hunger Games to be honest. ._.

I have been having strange dreams too! I had this one where i was directly staring into the devil's eyes and it was scary. Another one seemed like a lobotomy/lab testing thing and the 'scientist' guy who was wearing these large round glasses suddenly looked at me. and then his glasses suddenly turned black and white checkerboard and started spiraling as if trying to hypnotise me. Another one included a creepy tv chat show where the host suddenly looked at me and did the one eye thing. I was genuinely scared in some of them but managed to look away. I think this is getting to our heads. Time to fight it!

this is peculiar… i coincidentally DVRed a program on the same day/time as the test without realizing it. i was watching the DVRed show today but the test did not show up. there was only a yellow scrolling message announcing and ending the test about 30 seconds apart. kind of strange that it wouldn't record…

no no and no!!!!!!! they better stop this madness now this is some texas rangers bull*sh

spread what word? the only thing i'll be spreading is elephant sh* on gov buildings

take that suckers

ok i follow bible prophecy slowly and the headlines are exploding and lining up with the word of God very very very rapidly….coming on here and seeing things like this….I know that we are near the end of this age….tribulation is coming…tribulation is coming….

**slowly = closely

does anyone want to tell me WHY Lady Gaga's song Paparazzi played in some areas? I'm sure that a coincidence, right?
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/test-national-eme

I didn't hear it over here…it was just text and no sound (but I also had the volume down). Weird.

@Ingrid

if you think you are safer in Lithuania or anywhere else on this planet then you are mistaken.

TPTB own your countries government, media ,industry,education, entertainment, religious, etc…….. just like they do in USA and the rest of the world.

we are all in the same boat.

Thank God I don't live in America. I live in Europe Lithuania and here is a good place to live. I always wanted to live in USA… But now… i'll never go there! EVER!

And all Americans out here, God bless you, be strong, everyone as ONE!

In Lithuania? good place to live? in witch part do you live or, I should rather ask, under witch stone? Rothschilds are building a new nuclear power plant here (please do the check), soon Lithunia will have more debt we could ever imagine. here the cost of food rises every week and people HAVE to emigrate in purpose to HAVE A LIFE!

agne they're interested in employing medical staff -docs and nurses- in the savviest hospital in Australia and since there's a shortage of them in Australia they are prepared to offer visas to foreigners. If you have a degree in those fields, speak English and are under the age of 49, you can apply> google fiona stanley hospital, Perth and download the application forms.

Ditto! – "The American Dream: You have to be asleep to believe it."

Seems to be turning into the American Nightmare…

This reminds me of the movie Truman Show and this line~

[Truman is missing – the Lunar Room studio, everyone nervous]

Network Executive: "The sponsors are threatening to rip up their contracts!"

Christof: [pointing at the "Technical fault… Please stand by…” graphic]

"Why? We're getting higher ratings for this graphic than we've ever had on this show."

Gotta love that movie.

They've had this technology in Nicaragua for several months. After the presidential elections on Sunday, there were all kinds of student protests, so the government just turned off cable TV and started broadcasting President Ortega's speech instead. It was really bad because the protests were huge and blocking traffic in several places. Some newspapers and TV stations started livestreaming coverage of the protests online, which helped, but still. Creepy.

11 + 9 + 2 + 0 + 11 = 33

These weirdos needed a national ritual I guess.

And they were doing this on 11/9 (reverse 9/11).

People there's no need to become all paranoid with 11-11-11. Remember the people that got paranoid about Harold Camping? What about the ones that thought something was going to happen on September with Elenin?

I agree that the 11-11-11 is quite suspicious but it's not like you just need to be aware of that day. Be aware every single day cause we don't know when the next false flag is going to happen. Chances are that we might still be here next week and that nothing happens so if you're a christian or something then use God as your comfort but don't be afraid of every single day that we think they might be up to something, cause they're ALWAYS up to something.

Check this out about the 13 crystal skulls at their final resting point from their pilgrimage on 11-11-11. The dates (numbers) are important to occultists. Maybe nothing major right in front of our faces will happen. But behind the scenes you better believe it.

I just read about it. It all seems like BS and it's even sponsored by Google. They're making people believe all that Mayan madness and trying to "unite" 2 billion people the 21st of December of next year at 11:11. That sounds like a mega ritual and something the elite would love to use to broadcast their twisted messages.

my sound went out in my tv for 5 hours

Very interesting…so exactly what is this test warning supposed to achieve? Lets say there was a terroist attack, exactly what is this warning (if you can even call it that) supposed to achieve?

Carrie, I think it's meant to keeps us 'alert' to danger, yaknow. They benefit from us staying in a perpetual state of fear? I don't know I mean we might buy more water and tuna ect and look to them to save us. It might also serve to give us the 'impression' they have our backs in case something hits the fan.

I'm close to the great lakes and during the test we heard the general, generic, suspenseful type of movie music. I kinda thought it was funny and was singing, "doo DOO doo doo, doo DOO doo doo" (Theme song to jaws) 😉

They're definitely trying to scare u, why have suspensful music?? like they're trying to cause mass panic.

Reminds me of this godawful movie I was subjected to watching a few weeks ago! Halloween season of the witch! Where they persuaded the children to wear halloween masks while they broadcasted a commercial! And then the masks blew their heads off!! VERY STRANGE!!

Yeah, I remember that movie, came out in the 80s. I can't get the image out of my head of those two kids lying there and I think it was insects or something coming out from underneath their masks.

That's so strange, because the last time I saw that movie was when I was a kid and that is the only scene that I can specifically remember.

The person who had no replies on twitter or facebook….It is very sad how the people won't listen to us, I guess because TV and movies set us all out to look crazy, when in reality we're just trying to spread the truth. And to the person who was asking about weird dreams, I've been having many lately. So far I've had two about police everywhere. The first one was..there were cops everywhere, and I asked one of them what was going on. He said, "We're getting ready for a firestorm" Then I woke up. The other dream was the police (actually looked more like military) had everyone laying down in the street, and they were armed, pointing the guns at us. I didn't know what they were talking about, but they said they "had to keep this from spreading" and they were going to shoot everyone of us. Then… Read more »

anyone else with weird dreams lately that can't be explained?

Once in a while I have a dream where there is "someone"or "something" jabbing me in my ribs as a torture. The pain is very real and disturbing to the point I have to stop breathing. I can plead the blood of Jesus at times in the dream and other times I can wake myself, and other times I have to wait it out. I had this a few nights ago. It was a friend's son this time in the dream.

I get those too, and I don't believe they are dreams. They are demons, I believe, or what used to be called "Old Hags". The best way to make them go away is invoking the name of Christ. It's the only thing that has ever worked for me. See here: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081

@amber way Yes, I have been having several dreams but there was one that was the strongest of them all and this kind of goes with @Natalies dreams too (under this comment) except I had more going on. It might be that maybe we are all worrying too much and making something out of nothing but… IDK… sometimes a lot of my dreams come to light and or have something to do with my current position in life and what choices I must take in accordance to the dream. Better said, I believe it's God speaking through the Holy Spirit. Specially when you have a God in your life and pray regularly with faith and belief that God will respond in which ever way and whenever it is right. Ok so now on to my dream… The dream starts off with fun and just the pleasures of materialism. Me and… Read more »

Hey this dream is real, but the last two days, I dreamt of me and Gaga and we're hiding on a school. I don't know why but someone's going to kill us — and even saw my classmates. I don't know why it had to be Gaga…and I'm not even making this up. #whatadream

Did anyone hear Paparazzi (gaga) during it? VERY weird.

Yes, I did…and it was preceded by a Jay-Z song called 'Run this Town' too. Weird.

Does anyone have a video of the test?

Coincidentally, I saw 'Paparazzi' by Lady Gaga too. It was preceded by a Jay-Z song called 'Run this Town' (not sure with the title) but mostly like it…

Wow, really, well we know who their run by… They have a sick way of marking 9/11.. I think its really important that we do not feel afraid or at least try to stay calm because they may be using negative energy

You know what's wrong with people? They keep ignoring thing doesn't tickle their interest. I posted a tweet regarding FEMA's EAS test, persuading people to read about Rex 84 first before participating. I even begged and said, "Please don't ignore this." But out of my less than 3,000 followers on Twitter and more than 600 friends on Facebook, nobody even replied. They didn't even mark it as a favorite/retweet or like it, or even message me about it. It's really impossible for them not to reply because I posted it at "Internet's peak hour" where everyone seems to be online. That is just plain disappointing.

But when I tweeted about Michael Jackson's deathbed, I received an amount of replies. Man, I kinda hate that it had to be a celebrity topic first, before I get everyone's attention.

@David Monroe

Don't worry if they don't reply, i am sure the majority of your friends saw it, they are just too afraid to "like" something and let other people see that and think they're freaks for believing in "conspiracy theories" pffff!! they are just afraid! don't let the zero replies or likes stop you from posting important stuff!! you have all of "us" we have your back!

Don't forget, Facebook and Twitter censor posts… Maybe ask people if they COULD see it? I've read a few articles recently about people having posts censored, because of the content. They could see their post, but no-one else could.

Sadly people won't care until the sh*t hits the fan!

Maybe they are choosing to ignore it and not dwell on the negative? I'm not sure.

If I mention this story to some loved ones or friends I know which ones will get upset but that is because they are truly scared and just want to BLOCK IT OUT.

Others I could laugh and muse and speculate with about it.:P

same thing happens to me on facebook… but then when i post a pic of something i did or whatnot, that has no substance, they immediately "like" it… ok… wow like people are really living in a fairytale.

I agree…and it's embarrassing. People really WON'T care about anything but themselves.

And to say that this isn't just for themselves, not just for America, but for everyone living in the world. It's just plain disappointing.

A few hours before the test, we had a siren that sounded for 10 minutes straight at the nuclear facility nearby. I think they were testing the alarm, but it's the first time it's happened since we've lived here (a couple months). It freaked me out that it was all on the same day.

Didn't hear it today, but I was in the SF Botanic Gardens yesterday and heard a siren and then a loudspeaker saying, "This is a test of the air broadcasting system. [etc. . ]" The air broadcasting system???? It was probably a little after lunchtime. Don't remember the exact time.

i saw 4 different "warnings" in the past week on various tv channels (even Disney) about the test being conducted today. it seemed very strange to me that they were so blatantly informing people beforehand. they wanted to emphasize that it was "only a test" but wouldn't that be obvious once it played? i thought the whole thing was very strange. i didn't see it, but the sense of anticipation leading up to it was.. unsettling.

I think this is extremely weird. Does anyone realize that they have been planning this test for over 4 months? Why take that much time to plan over a test? Something is about to happen. If it was really for our safety, I believe that they would have started testing right after 9/11 happened. I just pray that everyone stays away from TV and "news" because whatever they are going to tell us is a lie, we need to think for ourselves before it's too late. It might already be too late. Maybe I'm being paranoid but I suggest everyone has a bag full of survival items. You never know what is about to happen.

Prepare yourselves people! Whatever they have been planning is about to start…

Oh man! Got to leave the States as soon as possible.

And go where? They're everywhere.

For the west coast, 11/9/11 at 11am. Why on November 9th? 9/11 backwards.

Thank you for posting this. I kept away from the TV and radio this morning.

I just watched it and they played lady gaga paparazi while the test was conducted.

I seen something like this last night, I think it was the same thing for sure. It was on BET, it cut in on one of the shows. I remember hearing they were going to cut the message to 30 sec because they didn't want to scare the viewers "into thinking" something was wrong. Anyway, after the guys explain what it was, I believe at the cut off point the last words he said before it abruptly was cut was this "Don't Worry". Now that was hella strange, especially if you have any clue to as what is going on in our world. I look at the tv now a days with amazement to see all the subliminal message that are forced on the viewing public. Something is bound to happen, real soon. I hope we all don't get tricked.

I think if we all collectively got scared during those moments then we were tricked already. I mean, assuming they are into numerology and witchcraft, that test could be like some spell they put out there meant to cast fear onto people. Perfect love casts out fear so the way to beat that is in the spritual. They can't control a people that's not afraid.

We got the Lady Gaga background too. So glad my kids were taking naps and not in the room to be exposed to the pure satanism behind her songs.

Are you people serious with the Lady Caca crap? You have got to be kidding.

So they do this test and decide to promote a stupid, lame, manufactured clown, while they're at it?? Is it true? Lady Caca, of all people??

This is so ridiculous. A gigantic joke. What are people supposed to think of this disastrous test?? It's a horror!!

the test happened i have direct tv and when the warning appeared the song playing in the background was Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi". Pretty weird with the whole theories of Lady Gaga being an illuminate puppet. It gave me goosebumps.

"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war". -Einstein

F***K ME, I just finished my research on REX 84!!!!!!!!!!!!! could they have us a little bit more of our balls people?!….. i think not!

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