The Ionian Alert System (IAS) was created in early 200415 as an alternate to signify alerts or events happening that has to do with Ion. An alert will start with a 2-note pattern and then a signified code below and then proceed to play the old EAS tone from Earth. Then a computerized voice will state the alert/notification.
- 5 Low Beeps - Red Alert. High priority distress/alert.
- 3 Low Beeps - Orange Alert. Somewhat high priority distress/alert.
- 1 Low Beep, 1 High Beep - Yellow Alert. Low priority distress/alert.
- 5-note Pattern - War notification.
- Fast 10-note pattern - Regular notification.