Posted February 3, 2011 Atlanta, GA
Communications and Marketing
Georgia Tech will be testing its Emergency Notification System today at 11 am.
1. GTENS-Depending on your opt in choices to the GTENS system, you will
receive an email message, a voice message (30 seconds long, please do
not hang up, computer needs that time to determine a live delivery or to
voice mail), and a text message. This is a semester test.
2. SCREAM-will provide an alert message to: classroom projectors logged
in to the GT network, computer clusters on campus, and digital signs
3. Siren Warning System-All seven speaker locations will be tested one at
a time, then each speaker location will have a live voice test.
Then all seven speaker locations will be tested at the same time, playing a test
message at least twice or more times to ensure the system is operational.
4. Cable TV Alert System-will show a test message for 30 seconds.
5. The testing of all system will be completed by or before 11:30 am.
For more information on emergency preparedness, visit
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