Posted July 1, 2010 Atlanta, GA
Communications and Marketing
To assure that Georgia Tech's Warning System is in continuous operational condition, the Office of Emergency Preparedness will begin testing the system today at 11AM. All seven speaker stations will be tested simultaneously playing the following test message twice:
All speaker stations will be tested simultaneously playing the following test message at least two times or more to ensure valid testing. Then each speaker station will be individually tested.
The test message is:
"Attention. Attention. This is a test of the Georgia Tech Emergency Notification System. This is only a test. This is a test of the Georgia Tech Emergency Notification System. This is only a test.”
The Siren Warning System is comprised of seven speaker stations located across campus. Designed to notify people who are outdoors, the system complements the Georgia Tech Emergency Notification System (GTENS) which delivers time-sensitive emergency messages in the form of e-mail, voice mail and text messages to the campus community.
The SWS will only be used for emergency situations, monthly testing or special testing.
For more information on emergency preparedness, visit