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State Emergency Communications Committee (SECC)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that each state adopt an Emergency Alert System (EAS) plan and tasks the State Emergency Communication Committee (“SECC”) with maintaining and administering EAS in their respective states. The FCC requires all broadcast stations and Cable Systems to participate in EAS for national alerts while many others participate on a voluntary basis

The Washington SECC has developed and manages the Washington State EAS Plan, which is a collaboration between the FCC, The National Weather Service, the Washington State Association of Broadcasters (WSAB), Wireless Carriers, and other public warning stakeholders.  The Washington SECC, which meets every other month, creates monitoring assignments for each broadcast station and subject cable systems and is involved in overseeing the distribution of local and national alerts.

SECC Meeting Minutes

2019 2017
  Jan. 8, 2019       Jan. 19, 2017
March 16, 2017
May 25, 2017
July 13, 2017
Sept. 14, 2017
Nov. 14, 2017
2018 2016
Jan. 9, 2018 Jan. 20, 2016
March 13, 2018 March 9, 2016
May 15, 2018 May 11, 2016
July 10, 2018 July 21, 2016
Sept. 11, 2018 Oct. 6, 2016
Nov. 13, 2018 Nov. 17, 2016


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