Appalachian State Campus Emergency Siren Test To Be Conducted Wednesday Nov. 7, 2018

Last Updated on November 6, 2018 6:13 pm

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online at

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

Campus siren tests are normally conducted on the first Wednesday of each month. Scheduled dates for Appalachian’s upcoming tests are Dec. 5 and Jan. 2, 2019.

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