Definitions for "Emergency Broadcast System"
Keywords:  ebs, alert, irz, csepp, trance
a network of radio and television stations which may be accessed by appropriate government officials, on a regional or national basis, to communicate emergency information to the public in the event of a serious natural or manmade emergency, including a nuclear power plant accident.
A system designed to permit government officials to issue up-to-date and continuous emergency information and instructions to the public in a threatened or actual emergency.
a federally established network of commercial radio stations that voluntarily provide official emergency instructions or directions to the public during an emergency. Priorities for EBS activation and use are: (1) federal government, (2) local government, and (3) state government. For CSEPP the EBS will provide supplementary alert and notification for the IRZ.