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WEPA40 PHEB 012230
TSUPAC

TEST... TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST ...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
2230 UTC TUE JUL 1 2014

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN
AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT
ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.

...THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY...
...TEST PTWC MONTHLY COMMUNICATION 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 PTWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS.

THIS TEST IS CONDUCTED ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT
2230 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 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 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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