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WECA41 PHEB 011530
TSUCAX

TEST...TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1530 UTC THU SEP 1 2016

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES ONLY TO COUNTRIES
AND TERRITORIES WITHIN AND BORDERING THE CARIBBEAN SEA THAT
PARTICIPATE IN THE TSUNAMI AND OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS WARNING
SYSTEM FOR THE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT REGIONS - THE CARIBE-EWS.

...THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY...
...TEST PTWC MONTHLY CARIBE-EWS COMMUNICATIONS TEST...

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS IS A SCHEDULED TEST OF THE
COMMUNICATION METHODS USED TO DISSEMINATE TSUNAMI INFORMATION
FROM THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER TO THE CARIBE-EWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS AND NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING
CENTERS.

THIS TEST IS CONDUCTED ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT
1530 UTC. THE MESSAGE IS SENT BY SEVERAL COMMUNICATIONS METHODS
INCLUDING THE GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM OR GTS... THE
AERONAUTICAL FIXED TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK OR AFTN... BY
EMAIL... AND BY TELEFAX.

THIS MESSAGE SHOULD ARRIVE BY ALL DESIGNATED METHODS WITHIN A
FEW MINUTES OF ITS BEING DISSEMINATED. TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL
POINTS AND NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTERS SHOULD CHECK THAT
IT WAS RECEIVED BY ALL METHODS IN A TIMELY FASHION.

RESPONSE - IT IS ONLY NECESSARY TO RESPOND IF THE TEST WAS
UNACCEPTABLY DELAYED OR NOT RECEIVED BY ONE OR MORE DESIGNATED
COMMUNICATION METHODS. IN THAT CASE... PLEASE NOTIFY THE PACIFIC
TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER BY EMAIL... INDICATING WHICH METHOD OR
METHODS FAILED AND THE EMAIL OF A PERSON OR PERSONS TO
CORRESPOND WITH REGARDING THE PROBLEM.

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EMAIL - COMMS@PTWC.NOAA.GOV

THE IOC... THE U.S. CARIBBEAN TSUNAMI WARNING PROGRAM... AND
THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL WORK TO RESOLVE ANY
COMMUNICATIONS PROBLEMS THAT ARE IDENTIFIED.

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS
TEST.

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