Quarterly Test of Nuclear Emergency Sirens Set for July 5 - Southern Maryland Headline News

Quarterly Test of Nuclear Emergency Sirens Set for July 5

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 27, 2011)—Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Division, will conduct a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout southern Calvert and St. Mary’s counties on Tuesday, July 5, at 12:00 p.m.

The siren test will consist of a three-minute activation.

The testing is conducted to enhance siren operation and increase public awareness of the alert and notification siren system, say county officials. If the sirens sound at any other time, residents should tune to one of the local radio stations listed below for information and instructions.

Emergency Alert System stations include:

WPTX 1690 AM Mechanicsville
WYRX 97.7 FM Lexington Park
WTOP 103.5 FM Frederick
WKIK 1560 AM La Plata
WKIK 102.9 FM California
WPRS 104.1 FM La Plata
WSMD 98.3 FM Mechanicsville
WNNT 100.9 FM Warsaw
WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke
WCEM 1240 AM Cambridge
WCEM 106.3 FM Cambridge
WRAR 105.5 FM Tappahannock
WEMD 1460 AM Easton
WCEI 96.7 FM Easton

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