12 Feb '11, 5am

Islandwide sounding of the Public Warning System (via ST iPhone App)

Islandwide sounding of the Public Warning System (via ST iPhone App)

The sounding is part of SCDF's continuous efforts to familiarise the public with the three PWS signals and raise awareness on how they should react upon hearing each signal. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN ON TUESDAY (Feb 15), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will be sounding the 'Important Message' signal through the islandwide network of Public Warning System (PWS) sirens, in support of Total Defence Day. The public should not to be alarmed by the minute-long sounding exercise. When the signal is sounded, the public can immediately tune in to any local radio station to listen to a special info-mercial broadcast on the PWS signals. The sounding is part of SCDF's continuous efforts to familiarise the public with the three PWS signals and raise awareness on how they should react upon hearing each signal. Besides the 'Important Message' signal (characterised by pulsatin...

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