Accession Number:

ADA003505

Title:

National Warning System Analysis.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

292.0

Abstract:

The report reviews the nations civil preparedness warning system. The project analyzed and evaluated 1 the present operational configuration of the National Warning System NAWAS, as well as state and local warning systems 2 needed updating andor changes in the National Warning Centers operational concepts and procedures 3 the role of NAWAS, with a nationwide implementation of the Decision Information Distribution System DIDS and during DIDS implementation stages 4 the potential use of cable television for all types of warning and 5 low-cost means of developing internal public warning in the metropolitan areas to supplement outdoor systems by taking advantage of existing communications and media outlets, including Crisis Home Alerting Technique CHAT.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE