Emergency Alert Siren Test Oct. 3

September 29, 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 Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at 12 p.m.

The full-cycle test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. All citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing and relay the information to friends, family and neighbors.

The testing is conducted to enhance siren operation and increase public awareness of the alert and notification siren system. If the sirens sound at any other time, residents should tune to one of the local radio stations listed below for information and instructions. Contact the Calvert County Division of Emergency Management at 410-535-1600, ext. 2638 for additional emergency or disaster preparedness information.

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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