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El Paso County launches the Citizen Alerting Network


El Paso County has recently launched the Citizen Alerting Network.

This is the public/commercial outreach program.

Information transmitted from the El Paso Office of Emergency Management during an emergency/disasters that the public should be alerted to will be sent out on the following media.

It will be a voluntary sign-up for information push to whatever selected path(s) the participants select.

The choices are home phone, cell phone, or email.

Go to this website: https://elpaso.smartmsg.com to register.

Other types of media that emergency management might use are:
Emergency Alert System (EAS)
KFOX channel 14 or KVIA channel 7
TxDOT TIS radio (1610 MHz)

Lew Maxwell, KB5HPT
ARRL Emergency Coordinator - El Paso County
email: kb5hpt@arrl.net
Cell: (915) 449-5277





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