BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online at http://em.emergency.appstate.edu/siren-warning-system.
Appalachian uses the hi/low tone for emergencies, discontinuous air horn for tests of the system and the alert tone for all-clear signal.
For more information about the university’s AppState ALERT voice/text/email notification system, visit http://emergency.appstate.edu.
The siren tests are conducted on the first Wednesday of each month. Scheduled dates for Appalachian’s upcoming tests are Sept. 5 and Oct. 3.