EAS Participants: ETRS Form One Filing Due in Early 2023

Posted on December 30th, 2022 by

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau issued a December 15, 2022 public notice announcing that EAS participants must file their 2022 EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) Form One no later than February 28, 2023.  The EAS rules require that all EAS participants file Form One every year, but with the cancellation of the 2022 EAS National Test, most if not all EAS participants likely did not file Form One during the year.  The Bureau waived any requirement to file the Form One in calendar year 2022 and extended the filing requirement through the end of February 2023.  Participants should provide the latest information on its systems and alert protocols in Form One, reviewing any pre-populated data for accuracy.  If a National Test is conducted in 2023, an update to Form One will be required.

ETRS will be open for filing Form One on January 3, 2023.  EAS participants can log in to the site at this link and must use a CORES Username login to access and submit the form.  An additional public notice with more details is forthcoming. We will contact clients at that time.  If you have any questions or concerns now, please let us know.