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Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS

Date: 11/16/22 Start: 6:00 PM End: 9:30 PM Location: Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes

Can you describe all of the major nets used within Santa Clara County? Do you know which nets are used for mobilization and message passing? Can you describe the three operational levels of the Resource Net and the procedures for each level? Do you understand how all of the fields of the Message form are to be used? Do you know what you need in order to get started as a net control? This Fundamentals course covers basic operating principles that Santa Clara County hams responding as DSWs should know and understand.

This is the second of two basic classes designed to get new hams feeling comfortable with city and county operating procedures. It is also an excellent introduction for experienced hams who are new to Santa Clara County operations and an excellent refresher for experienced Santa Clara County hams as well.

Attendees must have their own printed copy of the course materials.  

Click here to see a printable flyer and the course materials (PDF format)

Location of the training:

The location for this training is the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety HQ. The GPS coordinates for the "Front Door" of Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety HQ are: N 37 22.2412 W 122 2.4012. The street address is 700 All America Way, and the cross street is Olive Ave. 

NOTE: Due to construction, parts of Olive Avenue may be closed, and we will not be able to park in front of the DPS building. Please park in one of the lots shown in green on the map. Click here to see a parking map and access route to the building.

Class attendees will need to show a photo ID (Drivers License or Agency-issued ID) to be admitted. Sign-ups will be closed at 6:00 pm on Friday, March 25.

Click here for information about Covid precautions and in-person classes.

Class size is limited to the first 30 people who sign up.    

 

Note: 90% or better class time attendance required for credit.

Instructor: TBD

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