Routine testing of advanced warning sirens

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The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), Joint Region Marianas (JRM), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, today, September 1, 2020, starting at 3:15 p.m.

GHS/OCD will test the nineteen (19) All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) sirens in
conjunction with JRM, NBG, and AAFB monthly routine testing of the “Giant Voice (GV)” sirens.

Residents, visitors and motorists surrounding the AHAWS sirens and GV speakers can expect to hear pre-scripted voice messaging announcing the start and end of the test, and ten-seconds of the “Alert” siren tone.

Future tests of the AHAWS sirens will be conducted on a monthly basis, in conjunction with JRM, NBG, and AAFB, and will typically fall on the first Tuesday of each month, unless it falls on an observed holiday.

The following are a list of AHAWS siren sites to be tested:

  1. GHS/OCD facility, Agana Heights
  2. Agat Marina
  3. JFK High School
  4. Talofofo Elementary School
  5. Asan Mayor’s Office
  6. Pago Bay A-Frame South End
  7. Inarajan Elementary School
  8. Yona Mayor’s Office
  9. Ft. Soledad, Umatac
  10. GWA Pump Station, Merizo
  11. Ija Agricultural Station, Inarajan
  12. Port Authority of Guam
  13. Agat Senior Citizen’s Center
  14. Hotel Nikko Guam
  15. Tamuning Mayor’s Office
  16. George Washington High School
  17. Piti Village
  18. GWA site, Malojloj
  19. Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex, Adelup

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