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WECA41 PHEB 141520
TSUCAX

TEST... TSUNAMI DUMMY - COMMUNICATIONS TEST ...TEST
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1520 UTC THU MAY 14 2015

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO COUNTRIES WITHIN
AND BORDERING THE CARIBBEAN SEA...EXCEPT FOR PUERTO RICO... THE
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS... AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

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

--------------------- RESPONSE REQUIRED -------------------------
ONLY FROM THE FOLLOWING CARIBE-EWS TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS
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ANGUILLA - DEPARTMENT OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT
ANGUILLA - ROYAL ANGUILLA POLICE FORCE
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA - METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
ARUBA - DEPARTMENTO METEOROLOGICO
BAHAMAS - DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY
BAHAMAS - NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
BARBADOS - DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY
BELIZE - NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
BERMUDA - WEATHER SERVICE
BERMUDA - DEPARTMENT OF MARINE AND PORTS SERVICES
CANADA - ATLANTIC STORM PREDICTION CENTRE
CAYMAN ISLANDS - EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE
CAYMAN ISLANDS - HAZARD MANAGEMENT
CAYMAN ISLANDS - NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
COLOMBIA - CORPORACION OSSO
COSTA RICA - COMISION NACIONAL DE EMERGENCIAS
COSTA RICA - UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE COSTA RICA
CURACAO - METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
DOMINICA - OFFICE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - NATIONAL METEOROLOGY OFFICE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - UASD INSTITUTO SISMOLOGICA UNIVERSITARIO
FRANCE - METEO FRANCE - SERVICE MARTINIQUE
FRANCE - METEO FRANCE - SERVICE GUADELOUPE
GRENADA - METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
GUATEMALA - INSIVUMEH
GUYANA - HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
HAITI - CENTRE NATIONAL DE METEOROLOGIE
HONDURAS - FISICO SISMOLOGO - UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL
HONDURAS - COMISION PERMANENTE DE CONTIGENCIAS
JAMAICA - OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MGMT
JAMAICA - NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE
MEXICO - CENTRO DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMIS
NETHERLANDS - METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF NETH ANTILLES AND ARUBA
NICARAGUA - INETER
NICARAGUA - DEFENSA CIVIL
PANAMA - SISTEMA NACIONAL DE PROTECCION CIVIL
PANAMA - INSTITUTO DE GEOCIENCIAS Y SISMOLOGIA - UNIV DE PANAMA
PERU - DIRECTORATE OF HYDROGRAPHY AND NAVIGATION
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS - POLICE FORCE
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS - NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
SAINT LUCIA - METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE
SAINT LUCIA - FIRE SERVICES HEADQUARTERS
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES - NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
SINT MAARTEN - FIRE DEPARTMENT
SURINAME - NATIONAL COORDINATION CTR FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
TURKS AND CAICOS - 911 CENTER
VENEZUELA - FUNVISIS
VENEZUELA - PROTECCION CIVIL NACIONAL
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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 CARIBE-EWS
TSUNAMI WARNING FOCAL POINTS.

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 SHOULD CHECK THAT IT WAS RECEIVED BY ALL METHODS IN A
TIMELY FASHION.

PLEASE RESPOND TO THIS TEST MESSAGE WITHIN 1 HOUR.
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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 AND 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... U.S. CARIBBEAN TSUNAMI WARNING PROGRAM... AND 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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