Second MX Settlement Window Now Open

Between September 8 and December 8, 2014, specific LPFM applicants in the states of CT, DC, DE, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI and WV can file major change amendments and lead scoring applicants in each group can file partial settlement agreements for the purpose of aggregating points (aggregations should be filed on or before December 7).
For engineering assistance, please contact us at 1-844-REC-LPFM.

For a list of the LPFM applicants that can participate in this filing window, click here. (Tentative selectees have a yellow background.)
For our daily update on the progress on each MX group, click here.
FCC Public Notice from September 5, 2014 announcing settlement window
Appendix A - LPFM applicants included in the group including tentative selectees

For the daily MX window updates
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Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) in Japan

Japan has developed a very sophisticated Early Earthquake Warning (EEW) system that is linked to the nation's broadcasters as well as to wireless telephones, stand alone devices and the internet.

Here is an instructional video about Japan's EEW system produced by the Japanese Meteorological Agency:

Demonstrations of the Japanese Early Earthquake Warning (EEW) system:

Japan

This is an aircheck from NHK from an unknown date of a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that reached a intensity of 6-upper (on the Shindo scale from 0 to 7) in Shizuoka Prefecture southwest of Tokyo:

Chile

An over the air system that replicates the Japanese EEW system is in use in Chile. Here is an example of an activation of their system. Notice the many similarities to the broadcast from Japan:

EEW at REC

REC Networks' J1 Radio uses data from Japan's EEW system to deliver warning messages over the air and our website. For more information, visit http://en.j1fm.com/earthquake