DIRS (Disaster Information Recovery System)

FCC Cancels DIRS Exercise Ahead of Hurricane Florence September 11, 2018

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the East Coast, the FCC has elected to cancel its voluntary DIRS 2018 exercise that had been scheduled for September 13 – 14, 2018...

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FCC’s DIRS 2018 Exercise Delayed to Mid-September August 22, 2018

Last week, we provided information about the FCC’s August 15 email notification that a DIRS 2018 exercise would be conducted August 23 – 24.  (“DIRS” is the abbreviation for the...

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Did Your Station Receive a “DIRS 2018 EXERCISE” Email from the FCC? August 17, 2018

On August 15, numerous broadcast stations received an unsolicited email from a sender identified as FCC-Disaster@fcc.gov.  The subject line of the email was “DIRS 2018 EXERCISE”.  “DIRS” is the abbreviation...

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