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WECA41 PHEB 111900
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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