EAS Resources

Aug. 11 Nationwide EAS Test: ETRS Reporting Deadlines

SDBA Members:

Regarding the Nationwide EAS Test scheduled for August 11, 2021, the FCC has released their public notice which details the ETRS (EAS Test Reporting System) filing deadlines.

ETRS Form One was to be completed on or before July 6, 2021.

ETRS Form Two (“day of test” information) must be completed on or before August 12, 2021.

ETRS Form Three (“detailed post-test data”) must be completed on or before September 27, 2021.

ETRS Forms Two and Three will become available in the ETRS at the time of initiation of the 2021 nationwide test.


A. View State of SD EAS Plan (FCC Approved 12/2016, State Revised 10/25/18).

B. EAS Test Reporting System:  EAS Test Reporting System

C. SBE Nationwide EAS Test Page:

D. National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations Page:

E.  EAS Operating Handbook (from the FCC)
EAS Operating Handbook 2017

F. EAS Best Practices (from FEMA)
FEMA EAS Best Practices Guide

G. FCC Enforcement Advisory: False, Fraudulent or Unauthorized Use of the EAS Attention Signal: False, Fraudulent or Unauthorized Use of the EAS Signal