THIS IS A TEST: Cellphones across the US to get a ‘presidential alert’

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THIS IS A TEST: Cellphones across the US to get a ‘presidential alert’

Post by rlown » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:35 am

Just curious. With the presidential alert test at 11:18 Pacific, did anyone receive a text on an active InReach device?
Mine wasn't activated at the time of the test. I know it's not a cellphone, but just wondering.








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Post by austex » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:15 pm

Mine did not; it was sitting in my office and still on from my previous recent trip; maybe didn't have connection although the "drive-inn" signal symbol is lit. No messages in storage as I have been away from it all morning.

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Post by dave54 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:28 pm

Got two separate spams on my cell. About 5 minutes apart.
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Post by The Other Tom » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:07 pm

Don't have an inReach but neither me nor my wife got a text on our cell. We both have the "emergency alerts" turned off but I heard on the news that wouldn't make a difference. And, no, I'm not upset I didn't get one :)

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