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TSUCAX

TEST...TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1900 UTC TUE APR 11 2017

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN
AND BORDERING THE CARIBBEAN SEA THAT PARTICIPATE IN THE UNESCO
IOC CARIBE-EWS.

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

--------- RESPONSE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE HOUR --------------------
--------- RESPUESTA REQUERIDA DENTRO DE UNA HORA ---------------
--------- REPONSE REQUISE DANS UN HEURE ------------------------

 ONLY FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFICES THAT ARE DESIGNATED AS EITHER
 CARIBE-EWS TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS OR NATIONAL TSUNAMI
 WARNING CENTERS

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 ANGUILLA
   DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT - DDM
   ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE DISPATCH

 ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
   METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

 ARUBA
   DEPARTMENTO METEOROLOGICO ARUBA

 BAHAMAS
   BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY
   NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY - NEMA

 BARBADOS
   BARBADOS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES

 BELIZE
   NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 BERMUDA
   BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE
   BERMUDA MARITIME OPERATIONS CENTRE

 BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
   DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT
   POLICE DEPARTMENT

 CANADA
   ATLANTIC STORM PREDICTION CENTRE

 CAYMAN ISLANDS
   PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS
   EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE
   HAZARD MANAGEMENT CAYMAN ISLANDS

 COLOMBIA
  CORPORACION OSSO - OBSERVATORIO SISMOLOGICO DEL SUR OCCIDENTE

 COSTA RICA
   SISTEMA NACIONAL MONITOREO DE TSUNAMIS - SINAMOT
   COMISION NACIONAL DE PREVENCION DE RIESGOS Y ATENCION DE
     EMERGENCIAS - CNE

 CUBA
   NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS FOR THE CIVIL DEFENSE
   INSTITUTE OF OCEANOLOGY - AMA-CITMA

 CURACAO
   METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT CURACAO

 DOMINICA
   OFFICE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT - MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY

 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
   MINISTERIO DE MEDIO AMBIENTE Y RECURSOS NATURALES
   OFICINA NACIONAL DE METEROLOGIA - ONAMET

 FRANCE - MARTINIQUE
   PREFET DE LA MARTINIQUE
   METEO FRANCE - MARTINIQUE FORECAST OFFICE

 FRANCE - GUADELOUPE
   PREFET DE LA GUADELOUPE
   METEO FRANCE - GUADELOUPE FORECAST OFFICE

 FRANCE - SAINT-BARTHELEMY AND SAINT-MARTIN
   PREFET DE SAINT-MARTIN

 GRENADA
   GRENADA METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE

 GUATEMALA
   INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE SISMOLOGIA VULCANOLOGIA - INSIVUMEH

 GUYANA
   NATIONAL WEATHER WATCH CENTER - HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICE

 HAITI
   SERVICE MARITIME ET DE NAVIGATION D HAITI - SEMENAH
   CENTRE NATIONAL DE METEOROLOGIE - CNM
   CENTRE NATIONAL DE TWFP

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

 JAMAICA
   OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
   NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE

 MEXICO
   CENTRO DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMIS - CAT

 MONTSERRAT
   DISASTER MANAGEMENT COORDINATION AGENCY

 NETHERLANDS
   THE ROYAL NETHERLANDS METEOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE - KNMI

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

 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

 PUERTO RICO AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
   U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
   PUERTO RICO STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY - PRSEMA
   VIRGIN ISLANDS TERRITORIAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY- VITEMA
   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE - SAN JUAN
   PUERTO RICO SEISMIC NETWORK - PRSN

 SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
   ROYAL ST. CHRISTOPHER - NEVIS POLICE FORCE
   CHARLESTOWN POLICE STATION - NEVIS
   NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY - NEMA

 SAINT LUCIA
   SAINT LUCIA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
   FIRE SERVICE HEADQUARTERS

 SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
   NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE

 SINT MAARTEN
   SINT MARTIN FIRE DEPARTMENT HEAD SECTION REPRESSION

 SURINAME
   NATIONAL COORDINATION CTR FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS - NCCR

 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
   TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
   OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND MANAGEMENT - ODPM

 TURKS AND CAICOS
   TURKS AND CAICOS 911 EMERGENCY CALL CENTER
   DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND EMERGENCIES - TCIG

 VENEZUELA
   VENEZUELAN FOUNDATION FOR SEISMOLOGICAL RESEARCH - FUNVISIS
   PROTECCION CIVIL NACIONAL

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THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. IT IS AN UNSCHEDULED 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.

THE MESSAGE IS SENT BY SEVERAL COMMUNICATION METHODS
INCLUDING THE GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM OR GTS...
THE AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION REPLACEMENT SYSTEM OR AISR...
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.

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.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AGREEMENT OF THE ICG CARIBE-EWS...THE
RESPONSE SHOULD BE MADE WITHIN ONE HOUR OF THE TEST. YOUR
COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED.

THE IOC TSUNAMI UNIT... 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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