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WEPA40 PHEB 241200
TSUPAC

TEST...TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1200 UTC FRI MAR 24 2017

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN
AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ITS ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT
FOR THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND CANADA...THAT ARE A PART
OF THE UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM.

...THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY...
...TEST PTWC UNSCHEDULED PTWS COMMUNICATIONS TEST...

--------- RESPONSE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE HOUR --------------------
--------- RESPUESTA REQUERIDA DENTRO DE UNA HORA ---------------
--------- REPONSE REQUISE DANS UN HEURE ------------------------
--------- RESPONSE DIPERLUKAN DALAM WAKTU SATU JAM -------------
--------- RESPONSE KINAKAILANGAN SA LOOB NG ISANG ORAS ---------

 FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFICES THAT ARE DESIGNATED AS EITHER PTWS
 TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS OR NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING
 CENTERS.

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 AUSTRALIA
   JOINT AUSTRALIAN TSUNAMI WARNING CENTRE - JATWC
   BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY NATIONAL OPERATINS CENTRE - BNOC

 BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
   BRUNEI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

 CAMBODIA
   MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

 CHILE
   HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE CHILEAN NAVY

 CHINA
   NATIONAL MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL FORECASTING CENTER - NMEFC

 CHINA - HONG KONG
   HONG KONG OBSERVATORY

 COLOMBIA
   OBSERVATORIO SISMOLOGICO DEL SUR OCCIDENTE - OSSO

 COOK ISLANDS
   COOK ISLANDS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

 COSTA RICA
   SISTEMA NACIONAL MONITORIO DE TSUNAMIS - SINAMOT
   COMMISION NACIONAL DE PREVENCION DE RIEGOS Y ATENCION DE
     EMERGENCIAS - CNE

 TIMOR LESTE
   NATIONAL DISASTER OPERATION CENTRE - NDOC

 ECUADOR
   INSTITUTO OCEANOGRAPHICO DE LA ARMADA - INOCAR

 EL SALVADOR
   DIRECCION DEL OBSERVATORIO AMBIENTAL DEL MINISTERIO DE MEDIO
     AMBIENTE Y RECURSOS NATURALES - MARN
   CENTRO DE MONITORIO DE AMENAZAS NATURALES

 FSM - CHUUK
   NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE CHUUK

 FSM - KOSRAE
   DISASTER COORDINATOR OFFICE

 FSM - POHNPEI
   NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE POHNPEI

 FSM - YAP
   NWS WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE YAP

 FIJI
   MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT - MRD
   NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICE
   FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

 FRANCE - FRENCH POLYNESIA
   CENTRE POLYNESIEN DE PREVENTION DES TSUNAMIS - CPPT
   DIRECTION DE LA PROTECTION CIVILE - DPC

 FRANCE - NEW CALEDONIA
   MARINE RESCUE COORDINATION CENTER - MRCC
   FRANCE DEFENSE AND SECURITY ZONE - EMZ
   DIRECTION DE LA SECURITE CIVILE ET DE LA GESTION DES RIQUES
     - DSCGR

 FRANCE - WALLIS AND FUTUNA
   ADMINISTRATION SUPERIEURE DES ILES WALLIS AND FUTUNA
   FRANCE DEFENSE AND SECURITY ZONE - EMZ
   CABINET DE HAUT-COMMISSARIAT DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

 GUATEMALA
   INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SISMOLOGIA VULCANOLOGIA - INSIVUMEH

 HONDURAS
   COMISION PERMANENTE DE CONTIGENCIAS - COPECO
   UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE HONDURAS

 INDONESIA
   BADAN METEOROLOGI KLIMATOLOGI DAN GEOFISICA - BMKG

 JAPAN
   JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY - JMA

 KIRIBATI
   KIRIBATI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE - KMS
   OFFICE OF TE BERETITENTI

 MALAYSIA
   MALAYSIAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

 MARSHALL ISLANDS - KWAJALEIN
   RTS WEATHER STATION

 MARSHALL ISLANDS - MAJURO
   RMI WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE

 MEXICO
   SEMAR CENTRO DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMIS - CAT

 NAURU
   NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES

 NEW ZEALAND
   MINISTRY OF CIVIL DEFENCE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 NICARAGUA
   INSTITUTO NICARAGUENSE DE ESTUDIOS TERRITORIALES - INETER
   DEFENSA CIVIL - EJERCITO DE NICARAGUA

 NIUE
   NIUE METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
   GENERAL INFRASTRUCTURE - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

 PALAU
   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
   NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE

 PANAMA
   SISTEMA NACIONAL DE PROTECCION CIVIL - SINAPROC
   INSTITUTO DE GEOCIENCIAS DE LA UNIV DE PANAMA
   EMPRESA DE TRANSMISION ELECTRICA S.A. - ETESA
   ENCARGADO DEL BENEMERITO CUERPO DE BOMBERO DE LA REPUBLICA
     DE PANAMA

 PAPUA NEW GUINEA
   PORT MORESBY GEOPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY

 PERU
   DIRECTORATE OF HYDROGRAPHY AND NAVIGATION - DHN

 PHILIPPINES
   PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY - PHIVOLCS

 REPUBLIC OF KOREA
   KOREA METEOROLOGICAL ADMINISTRATION - KMA

 RUSSIAN FEDERATION
   SAKHALIN TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
   FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER

 SAMOA
   SAMOA NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER

 SINGAPORE
   METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE SINGAPORE

 SOLOMON ISLANDS
   NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICE

 THAILAND
   NATIONAL DISASTER WARNING CENTER

 TOKELAU
   OFFICE OF THE COUNCIL FOR THE ONGOING GOVERNMENT OF TOKELAU
   TOKELAU APIA LIASON OFFICE

 TONGA
   TONGA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

 TUVALU
   TUVALU METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

 UNITED KINGDOM - PITCAIRN ISLANDS
   PITCAIRN ADMINISTRATION

 UNITED STATES - MIDWAY ISLAND
   MIDWAY ATOLL NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

 UNITED STATES - WAKE ISLAND
   WAKE ISLAND BASE OPERATIONS

 VANUATU
   VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEOHAZARDS DEPARTMENT

 VIETNAM
   EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER

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THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS IS AN UNSCHEDULED TEST OF THE
COMMUNICATION METHODS USED TO DISSEMINATE TSUNAMI INFORMATION
FROM THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER TO THE PTWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS AND NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING
CENTERS.

THE MESSAGE IS SENT BY SEVERAL COMMUNICATION 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.

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             PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS TEST MESSAGE.
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FOR THIS TEST IT IS NECESSARY TO RESPOND. PLEASE SEND YOUR
RESPONSE BY EMAIL TO

                    COMMS@PTWC.NOAA.GOV

PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR RESPONSE

 - THE NAME OF YOUR COUNTRY OR TERRITORY
 - THE NAME OF YOUR OFFICE
 - METHODS BY WHICH THE TEST WAS RECEIVED
 - TIME OF RECEIPT FOR EACH METHOD
 - METHODS THAT FAILED OR WERE UNACCEPTABLY DELAYED

PLEASE PROVIDE AN EMAIL ADDRESS FOR A PERSON OR PERSONS TO
CORRESPOND WITH REGARDING ANY PROBLEMS.

A RESPONSE IS REQUESTED WITHIN ONE HOUR TO VERIFY THE READINESS
OF THE SYSTEM FOR ACTUAL EVENTS. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

THE IOC TSUNAMI UNIT... THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER...
AND THE INTERNATIONAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION 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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