Emergency Alert System

(EAS)
Information Page for
Portland, OR
and Vancouver, WA

Note:  the Portland/Vancouver Operational Area includes the counties of
Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, and Washington in Oregon, and Clark in Washington.

 


 

Portland Local Area Emergency Communications Committee Co-Chairs:

Kent Randles K7YXZ
Senior Engineer
Entercom-Portland
Co-Chair, Portland/Vancouver Local Area Emergency Communications Committee (LAECC)
krandles at entercom dot com
503-535-0482

and

John White K7RUN
Chief Engineer
KKPZ/KDZR
Co-Chair, Portland/Vancouver LAECC
jdwhite at teleport dot com
503-242-1950

 


 

2014 EAS Derived Schedule for Oregon State Testing

 

Month

Scheduled RMT

Make-up RMT

FEBRUARY

Friday Feb. 7th 12:15 AM

(Thursday Evening) Salem OERS

Thursday Feb. 13th 12:15 am

(Wednesday evening) Salem OERS

APRIL

Wednesday Feb. 9th 12:15 am

(Tuesday Evening) Salem OERS

Tuesday Feb. 15th 12:15 am

(Monday Evening) Salem OERS

JUNE

Friday June 6th 12:15 am

(Thursday Evening) Salem ORES

Thursday June 12th 12:15 am

(Wednesday Evening) Salem OERS

AUGUST

Wednesday Aug. 6th, 12:15 am

(Tuesday Evening) Salem OERS

Tuesday Aug. 12th 12:15 am

(Monday Evening) Salem OERS

OCTOBER

Thursday Oct. 16th, 10:16 am

From NOAA Weather Radio

Wednesday Aug. 22nd, 12;15 am

(Tuesday Evening) Salem OERS

DECEMBER

Tuesday Dec. 9th, 12:15 am

(Monday Evening) Salem OERS

Monday Dec. 15th, 12:15 am

(Sunday Evening) Salem OERS

 

 

2014 EAS Derived Schedule for Oregon Local Testing

 

Month

Originator

Scheduled RMT

Make-up RMT

January

Local OEM

Tuesday, January 7th,

Monday, January 13th,

March

Local OEM

Thursday, March 6th,

Wednesday March 12th,

May

Local OEM

Tuesday, May 6th,

Monday, May 12th

July

Local OEM

Thursday, July 10th,

Wednesday, July 16th,

September

Local OEM

Tuesday, September 9th,

Monday September 15th,

November

Local OEM

Wednesday, November 5th,

Tuesday, November 11th,

 

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In addition to the two required EAS monitoring assignments in Portland/Vancouver,
LP-1 101.1 KXL and LP-2 92.3 KGON,
think about monitoring (in this order):

Local Relay Network 166.25 MHz
(first-generation audio for tests and alerts from Multnomah, Washington, Clark, and Columbia counties)

National Weather Service:  162.55 MHz (Portland office)

State Relay (SR) and Primary Entery Point (PEP): 91.5 KOPB-FM (the first generation audio for tests and alerts from the State)

Capital Operational Area (Salem) LP-1 KWVT-LP TV Channel 17.2 (since Salem is in the Portland metro)

Washington State Relay Network (SRN):  155.475 MHz (except for RMT and CAE)

 


 

 

Go to Society of Broadcast Engineers Portland Chapter 124 Homepage

 

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