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July 4th Fireworks Event - Cupertino

Date: 07/04/11 Start: 4:00 PM End: 10:30 PM Location: Cupertino High School
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes


Contact Gerd Goette with any questions.



Cupertino’s July 4th Fireworks Event is seeking Amateur Radio volunteers to help with communications.  Volunteers will act as eyes-and-ears for the Sheriffs Office and  monitor activity at  the viewing venues, street closures and the launch site.  This is a low-key event ideal for first time volunteers to participate. The event starts with a Bar-B-Que for volunteers.  The operational period is from 16:00 until 22:30 on July 4th.

This is a city activation and all volunteers will also be sworn in as Cupertino DSWs for the event.  The Event Plan and After-Action-Reports from previous years are located at
This event will count as a Public Service Event for the Santa Clara County Mutual Aid Communicator (MAC) program. 
This event will count as a Public Service Event for the Santa Clara County Mutual Aid Communicator (MAC) program.  In addition, there will be evaluation opportunities for F1 or N1/N2 levels, and possibly S1. Plan on one assignment for the entire event.  Please indicate your preference when you register.  The Evaluation Coordinator for the event is Mark Laubach, K6FJC,  Contact him in advance to coordinate your evaluation at the event.
Participation in this event is open to any ham radio operator.  If you are new to public service events, please be aware that this is a long assignment and you are expected to work the entire event.  Further information can be obtained from sending email to Jim Oberhofer KN6PE at
Evaluations will be available only for registered SCC MACs.  If you are not in the MAC program and are interested, please read the information available at the SCC MAC web page http:// and consult with your city EC. The MAC evaluation coordinator for this event will be Mark Laubach
NOTE:  We may or may not be holding Go-kit and/or knowledge signoffs.  If we do, they'll be held in the parking lot at 15:00 sharp.  If we don't, we'll work with each candidate to do the reviews at another time.
Further information will be forthcoming in email.

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

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