Acronyms

CAP -

Common Alerting Protocol

CMSAAC -

Commercial Mobile Service Alerting Advisory Committee

DEAS -

Digital Emergency Alert System

EAS -

Emergency Alert System www.fcc.gov/pshs/services/eas

EMA -

Emergency Management Agency (See FEMA)

EOC -

Emergency Operations Center

FCC -

Federal Communications Commission www.fcc.gov

FEMA -

Federal Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov

HD Radio -

A trademark of iBiquity Digital Corporation, covering a type of In-Band On Channel (IBOC) digital radio transmission which they license. www.hdradio.com

LP -

Local Primary (Station)

NAB -

National Association of Broadcasters www.nab.org

NASBA -

National Alliance of State Broadcaster Associations www.nasbaonline.net

NCMEC -

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children www.ncmec.org

NCTA -

National Cable and Telecommunications Association www.ncta.com

NEMA -

National Emergency Management Association www.nemaweb.org

CMSAAC -

Commercial Mobile Service Alerting Advisory Committee

NIMS -

National Incident Management System www.fema.gov/emergency/nims

NN -

Non-participating National

NOAA -

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration www.noaa.gov

NRSC -

National Radio Systems Committee www.nrscstandards.org

NWR -

NOAA Weather Radio (see also NOAA) www.nws.noaa.gov/nwr

NWS -

National Weather Service www.nws.noaa.gov

PDA -

Personal Digital Assistant

R&O -

Report and Order

RBDS -

Radio Broadcast Data System

RMT -

EAS Required Monthly Test

RWT -

EAS Required Weekly Test

SAME -

Specific Area Message Encoding

SBE -

Society of Broadcast Engineers www.sbe.org

SCTE -

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers www.scte.org

SECC -

State Emergency Communications Committee