EAS Required Monthly Test Schedule
San Diego County Operational Area

January - December 2017

The LP1 (Local Primary) will generate the "Required Monthly Test", during each of the five minute windows listed below.

FCC rule Part 11, requires all participating radio and television stations, and cable systems, to rebroadcast (relay) the RMT within 60 minutes of receiving it.

Each Required Monthly Test is scheduled to occur on the first Wednesday of each month in compliance with the following FCC requirement . . .

"Tests in odd numbered months shall occur between 8:30 a.m. and local sunset. Tests in even numbered months shall occur between local sunset and 8:30 a.m." (CFR 47, 11.61)


Required Monthly Test (RMT) Schedule for year 2017.

  January 4, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  February 1, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  March 1, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  March 29, 2017 * 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
  April 5, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  May 3, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  June 7, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  July 5, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  August 2, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  September 6, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  October 4, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  November 1, 2017 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
December 6, 2017 4:45 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.

* 3 State Coordinated Tsunami Test will be relayed on TBA.
The 3 state coordinated test will begin at TBA. The test passes through several relays on it's way down the coast of Washington, Oregon, and California. San Diego usually receives the test at approximately 10:30 a.m. The relay to broadcasters occurs 2 minutes later.

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