The Nebraska State Emergency Communications Committee (NE-SECC) is responsible for updating and maintaining the State EAS Plan.
The Emergency Alert System (EAS) in Nebraska continues to operate under the drafted and distributed, but not officially approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 2007 Emergency Alert System Plan with some necessary changes that are listed below.
An updated plan was sent to the FCC for official approval in early 2015. All Nebraska EAS stakeholders will be notified if and when it is approved. Plan distribution and plan start date will follow at some time afterward.
Any changes in the FCC EAS Rules and Regulations that have occurred since the distribution of the 2007 Plan are automatically included in all current and future Nebraska State EAS Plans. These changes are to be implemented by all EAS stakeholders as stated in the FCC Rules and Regulations.
Changes to the 2007 Nebraska State EAS Plan with associated links:
The State Network no longer uses TV as a monitoring source due to the DTV conversion. Click on link for full explanation of current monitoring assignments.
Current Required Monthly Test (RMT) schedules are available on the website here.
Current EAS Equipment Support (updated July 2016) is available here.
Current contact information is located on the website here.
Suggestions and updates may be sent to the State Emergency Communications Committee by contacting a member of the committee. Click here for the contact list.