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Packet Network Update Notices

Previous Packet Network Update History


Service and Network Info

Packet Site Registration Form     (126 KB)      (54 KB)  - Submit EOC or other agency site details for RF coverage analysis







Older Presentations


Client Software

Outpost and PacFORMS are the standard client software used in Santa Clara County ARES/RACES.  Outpost provides an easy to use, e-mail-like user interface for sending, receiving and managing packet messages.  PacFORMS provides an HTML representation of many standard county forms and optimizes the sending and receiving of forms-based information over a packet network. 

Download Packet Client Software


Application Notes

Configuration and Set-up Instructions

Operating and Usage Instructions


Reference Info


Weekly Nets

Join us for the Weekly Packet Check-in on Mondays and Tuesday evenings. Everyone is welcome to check-in.  Consult the Weekly Packet Check-In Procedures page for complete details.



Santa Clara County ARES/RACES Packet Training Classes
Covers everything from assembling and using an existing station up through building your own station and using advanced BBS features.


User Group

Santa Clara County ARES/RACES Packet Users Group - scc-packet
This Yahoo group is available for discussing and getting help on packet radio for Santa Clara County ARES/RACES.  Click above to join.


Technical Support

How to Request Packet Networking Technical Support


If you have Packet Information that you would like to have included here,
please contact the Webmaster, Phil Henderson

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This page was last updated 18-Sep-2017