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Cupertino Alt-911 exercise

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Date: 02/18/23 Start: 8:00 AM End: 11:00 AM Location: Cupertino
Credential Credit (What's this?): No

This exercise is part of a simulated severe weather event causing the loss of power and communications. Amateur radio operators are asked to respond to the field as emergency field communications stations to take 9-1-1 calls from residents looking for help from County Fire, Sheriff, EMS, and the city's DPW. Both voice and packet 9-1-1 messages will be passed.
Packet operators will bring their own equipment and should be able to set up their equipment and operate from the field without commercial power. Depending on their assigned location, they may need to bring a table and chair. Cupertino's Alt911 Call Taking packet application will be required for packet responders. Instructions for installing this application will be provided ahead of time.

Sign-ups for this event will close at 6 pm on Thursday, February 16.  

Participants who do not have a Cupertino DSW will be sworn in at the exercise.


The following positions are available for this event. You can state your preference when you sign up for the event. The event coordinator will attempt to accommodate your request. Based on the event and its requirements, the event coordinator may move hams to positions other than those requested.

Click on a position title for a description of the specific requirements for that position

CARES memberyes
Non-CARES packet operator5
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