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SARES Member Meeting - 12/02/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/02/20 7:00 PM City Training No Zoom

This will be a Zoom meeting.  Sign-up is required.  Zoom meeting information will be sent by email the day of the meeting to those who ha...

Sunnyvale Fall Citywide Drill - 12/05/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/05/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes Operation from Home

This is an open event and non-SARES participants are welcome. The drill involves contacting other stations using simplex radio frequencies.&nb...

2020 End of Year Summary - 12/12/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/12/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes via Zoom

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 12/15/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/15/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Net Control - Type III, Part A (Zoom) - 01/30/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/30/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Net Control - Type III, Part B (Zoom) - 02/06/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/06/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

EC/AEC Council Meeting (Zoom) - 02/11/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/11/21 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

 Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/20/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/21 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/20/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/21 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Introduction to Emergency Communications (Zoom) - 02/27/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/27/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Net Control - Type II (Zoom) - 03/06/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/06/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts are available via the link below.   Click here to view the course description and download the cou...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications (Zoom) - 03/27/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/27/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

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 yo...

Field Operations Type III, Part A (Outdoors) - 05/01/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/01/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes TBD

Prerequisites, Course Description, and Course Materials: See the Field Communicator Type III Part A page for complete informat...

EC/AEC Council Meeting (Zoom) - 05/13/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/13/21 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

 Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/15/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/21 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/15/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/21 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II (Outdoors) - 06/05/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/05/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes TBD

Prerequisites, Course Description, and Course Materials: See the Field Communicator Type III Part B and Type II page for complete inform...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (Zoom) - 06/09/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/09/21 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Shadowing - Type III (Zoom) - 07/10/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/10/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here complete course information, including downloadable course mat...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (Zoom) - 07/14/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/14/21 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

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 yo...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A (Zoom) - 08/07/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/07/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

EC/AEC Council Meeting (Zoom) - 08/12/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/12/21 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

 Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/21/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/21/21 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/21/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/21/21 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals (Zoom) - 09/11/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/11/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B (Zoom) - 10/02/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/02/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (Zoom) - 10/06/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/21 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (Zoom) - 11/03/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/03/21 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

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 yo...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting (Zoom) - 11/06/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/06/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

EC/AEC Council Meeting (Zoom) - 11/11/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/11/21 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

 Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations...

2021 End of Year Summary (Zoom) - 12/11/21

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/11/21 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (ZOOM) - 11/18/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/18/20 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

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 yo...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 11/17/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/17/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 11/12/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/12/20 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting (ZOOM) - 11/07/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/07/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 10/20/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/20/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (ZOOM) - 10/14/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/20 6:00 PM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

(Simulated) Masked Pumpkin Festival Parade - 10/10/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/20 8:30 AM Public Service Yes Hellyer County Park

Assistance is needed for the (simulated) Masked Pumpkin Festival Parade.  Staging open at 8:30 AM with briefings begining at 9:20 AM.&nbs...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B (ZOOM) - 10/03/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/03/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals (ZOOM) - 09/19/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Cross-Band Repeating Practice Session (ZOOM) - 09/19/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/20 2:00 PM Other No Conducted via Zoom

This is the Cross-Band Repeating Practice Session. Prerequisites: you have taken the class on the same day in the morning, and you do have a cr...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 09/15/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Shadowing - Type III (ZOOM) - 09/12/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/12/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes via Zoom

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here complete course information, including downloadable course mat...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 08/29/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/29/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Hellyer Park, 985 Hellyer Ave.

Prerequisites, Course Description, and Course Materials: See the Field Communicator Type III Part B and Type II page for complete inform...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

LAARES Bingo on the Air! - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 10:00 AM City Training No At your location

Join us for a few rounds of Bingo on the air.  Charge up your HT battery (if that's what you want to use) and join us for a couple of hour...

Mountain View City Drill - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill No various CERT neighborhoods

ARES will assist in a coverage test of a proposed new CERT communications plan.  Sign up here and at k6mtv.org.  Most communication will ...

Saratoga City Drill - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes Various city locations

SARA affiliated hams wishing to particpate in the city event, sign up here. ...

SARES Citywide Drill - 08/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/22/20 10:00 AM City Training No Operate from Home

This drill will be an armchair exercise.  Participants will operate from home.

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 08/18/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/18/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 08/15/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/15/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Hellyer Park, 985 Hellyer Ave.

Prerequisites, Course Description, and Course Materials: See the Field Communicator Type III Part A page for complete information on pre...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 08/13/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/13/20 7:00 PM Meeting No Conducted via Zoom

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

SARES Member Meeting - 08/12/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/12/20 7:00 PM City Training No Zoom

This will be a Zoom meeting.  Sign-up is required.  Zoom meeting information will be sent by email the day of the meeting to those who ha...

RDF Search and Locate Mini-drill - 08/08/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/08/20 8:30 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mountain View

This event has been cancelled based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus (COVID-19) A...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A (ZOOM) - 08/01/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/01/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Conducted via Zoom

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 07/21/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/21/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (ZOOM) - 07/08/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/08/20 6:00 PM County Training Yes On-Line via Zoom

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 yo...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (ZOOM) - 06/24/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/24/20 6:00 PM County Training Yes On-Line via Zoom

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 yo...

SARES Member Meeting - 06/17/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/17/20 7:00 PM City Training No Zoom

This will be a Zoom meeting.  We will discuss changes to the city DSW requirements and how to participate in Field Day this year. Sign-up ...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 06/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/16/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Field Packet Mini-Drill - 06/13/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/13/20 9:00 AM County Drill Yes Hellyer County Park

Field Packet Mini-Drill The Field Packet Mini-Drill is a short, focused drill designed to simulate a brief but real-world field packet deplo...

Pop-Up Packet Practice - 06/13/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/13/20 9:00 AM County Drill No Hellyer County Park

Pop-Up Packet Practice Pop-up Packet is a great way to practice packet preparedness. The concept is simple.  Participation is quick and...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS (ZOOM) - 06/10/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/10/20 6:00 PM County Training Yes Online via Zoom

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Event Planning Table Top - 06/06/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/06/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus...

Los Altos "Virtual" Pet Parade - 05/30/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/30/20 10:00 AM City Drill No conducted from home

Los Altos Hams: Los Altos Kiwanis is planning a virtual Pet Parade this year. Residents are submitting short videoclips of their pets, and Kiwanis ...

Pop-Up Message Passing Practice - 05/30/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/30/20 9:00 AM County Drill No Hellyer Park, 985 Hellyer Ave.

Pop-Up Message Passing Practice Pop-up Message Passing is a great way to gain practice in message passing skills. The concept is simple.&nbs...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 05/19/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Los Altos City Drill - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes Your Los Altos home

Los Altos hams wishing to participate in this city drill should sign up here.

Mountain View City Drill - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 10:00 AM City Drill No your homes in Mountain View

Mountain View affiliated hams wishing to particpate in the city event, sign up here.  Also sign up at k6mtv.org.

Saratoga City Drill - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes EOC, other city locations

SARA affiliated hams wishing to particpate in the city event, sign up here. ...

SARES Citywide Exercise - 05/16/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/20 10:00 AM City Training No Operate from Home

This exercise is open to all SARES members and members of their household.  Materials describing the exercise including a deck of playing card...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 05/14/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/14/20 7:00 PM Meeting No On-Line

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 05/02/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/02/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus...

CANCELLED * March of Dimes March for Babies Comms Event 2020 - 04/25/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/25/20 7:30 AM Public Service No History museum in San Jose

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE MARCH OF DIMES STAFF DUE TO THE COVID-19 QUARANTINE It is time again for the March of Dimes March for Babi...

CANCELLED * Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (AM shift) - 04/25/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/25/20 7:00 AM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

 Note: This event has been canceled. Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055...

CANCELLED * Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (PM shift) - 04/25/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/25/20 12:00 PM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Note: This event has been canceled. Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 04/21/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Net Control - Type II - 04/04/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus...

Repeater Sprint Contest and Practice - 04/04/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/20 10:00 AM Other No On your radio from home

Question:  What lets you practice at your own pace, improve your skills, challenge your capabilities, and have fun, all at the same time? ...

SPECIAL EDITION - Message Passing Practice Net - 04/04/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/20 1:00 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is a speical eddition of the Message Passing Training Net. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net Repeaters (AA6BT 146.115, ...

Santa Clara County EOC Orientation - 04/01/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/01/20 10:00 AM Other Yes County EOC

Santa Clara County EOC Orientation Intended audience:  Those who want to earn the SCCo ARES/RACES EOC Radio Operator Credential. Co...

Statewide Medical Health Exercise (2019 SWMHE) - 03/25/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/25/20 8:00 AM County Drill No Varies, see sign-ups

ARES/RACES participation in this event has been canceled. For more details see the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert Page:  https://www.scc-...

Pop-Up Net Control Practice - 03/21/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/21/20 9:00 AM County Drill No Parking Lot near Sheriff's Off

This event has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 03/17/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/17/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 03/14/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/14/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes County EOC Parking Lot

COVID-19 NOTE:   This class has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For m...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 03/07/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/07/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class has been postponed indefinitely based on guidance from the SCCo Department of Public Health. For more details see the Coronavirus...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 02/29/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/29/20 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC and FS2

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and is open to all SARES members. We will stage in the DPS radio room at noon ...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 02/27/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/27/20 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Los Altos City Drill - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 9:00 AM City Drill Yes Los Altos

Los Altos hams wishing to participate in the city portion of the County drill should sign up here.

Mountain View County/city comm drill - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes Mountain View

A limited number of ARES members from other cities are invited to participate.  Please sign up here and at K6MTV.org, where you can state your...

Saratoga City Drill - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill Yes EOC, other city locations

SARA affiliated hams wishing to particpate in the city event, sign up here. ...

Sunnyvale Citywide Drill - 02/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/20 10:00 AM City Drill No EOC, other city locations

This is a citywide drill held in conjunction with the county wide drill and it is open to all SARES members.

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 02/18/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 02/13/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/13/20 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 02/08/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/08/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III, Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below and will be updated ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 02/08/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/08/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino City Hall/EOC

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

SARES Member Meeting - 02/05/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/05/20 7:00 PM City Training No SNY FS2 at Arques & Wolfe

Training meeting for SARES members.

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 02/01/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/01/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 01/25/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/25/20 9:00 AM Meeting No 1303 Fremont St., Canta Clara

You are invited to the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS) Quarterly Breakfast on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Santa Cl...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 01/23/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/23/20 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Santa Clara County EOC Orientation - 01/22/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/22/20 10:00 AM Other Yes County EOC

Santa Clara County EOC Orientation Intended audience:  Those who want to earn the SCCo ARES/RACES EOC Radio Operator Credential. Co...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 01/21/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/21/20 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Los Altos BAT/CERT/Ham City drill - 01/11/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/11/20 12:45 PM County Drill Yes varies

Hams are needed to support our BATs and CERTs as they survey neighborhoods after a simulated disaster.  Hams will be responsible for handling ...

Webinar: Credentialing Program Launch - 01/08/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/08/20 7:00 PM Meeting No Online Webinar

Introduction to SCCo ARES/RACES Credentialing Program The SCCo Credentialing Program provides a way to perform resource typing and identify ...

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 01/04/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/04/20 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 01/04/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/04/20 9:00 AM City Training No San Jose BOS - Classroom #2

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/20

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/20 8:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 12/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/17/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

2019 End of Year Summary - 12/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/14/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes 55 W Younger, Sheriff's Office

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

County DSW Sign-Up - 12/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/14/19 12:00 PM Other No 55 W Younger Ave.

Santa Clara County Disaster Service Worker Volunteer Sign-Up Background (i.e. Why): The State Disaster Service Worker Volunteer program ...

Annual Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 2019 - 12/07/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/07/19 8:30 AM Public Service No Pageant Way@Main Los Gatos

The 63th annual Los Gatos Children’s Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 7 in downtown Los Gatos, rain or shine. The parad...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 12/01/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/01/19 4:30 PM City Drill Yes Downtown Los Altos

**Note** We are about full so signups are disabled at this time.  If you still want to join us, please send an email to jim_clark@pacbell.net ...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 11/19/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/19/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 11/16/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/16/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Course Details: Click here for the course details, including pre-class homework and in-class course materials Pre-class Homewor...

Mountain View City-Wide CERT/ARES exercise - 11/16/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/16/19 1:00 PM City Drill Yes Mountain View

ARES members will be supporting CERT teams that are surveying and mapping their neighborhoods for Hi-Voltage power lines with large trees nearby th...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 11/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/13/19 6:00 PM County Training Yes Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

SARES Member Meeting - 11/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/13/19 7:00 PM City Training No SNY FS2 at Arques & Wolfe

Training meeting for SARES members.

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 11/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/02/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 11/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/02/19 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Stop the Bleed - 10/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/28/19 7:00 PM City Training No Los Altos

Instruction by Stanford Trauma RN's helping with bleeding emergencies.

California Disaster Airlift Response Team Drill - 10/26/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/26/19 8:00 AM Public Service No San Martin Airport

Assist with drop off, processing, and receiving airlift packages for distribution.

Cupertino OCT26 PSPS Incident - 10/26/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/26/19 7:00 AM City Incident Yes Regnart School ARK

On 24-October-2019, PG&E initiated a PSPS event that impacted 88 Cupertino addresses and 160 unincorporated addresses within Cupertino’s ...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 10/26/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/26/19 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Srenior Center

You are invited to the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS) Quarterly Breakfast on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at the Santa Clar...

Jamboree on the Air - 10/19/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/19/19 9:00 AM Public Service No Los Altos Youth Center

Los Altos will be hosting a Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) station to introduce youth (and everybody else) to ham radio.  Estimated time of operat...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 10/19/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/19/19 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC and FS2

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and is open to all SARES members. We will stage in the DPS radio room at noon ...

Pacificon 2019 - 10/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/18/19 8:00 AM Meeting No San Ramon, CA

Pacificon 2019 (Oct 18-20) When: Friday through Sunday October 18-20, 2019 Where: San Ramon Marriott 2600 Bishop Drive ...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 10/15/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/15/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Sunnyvale Fire Fighters' Pancake Breakfast - 10/12/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/12/19 7:30 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a public service event supporting the annual fire figther's pancake breakfast.  Proceeds from this breakfast are for burn victims....

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/09/19 6:00 PM County Training Yes Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Cupertino OCT08 PSPS Activation - 10/08/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/08/19 1:00 PM City Incident Yes Monta Vista ARK

On 8-October-2019, PG&E initiated a PSPS event that impacted more than 500,000 customers of which 3,300 homes and businesses were in Cupertino....

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 10/05/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/05/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 10/05/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/05/19 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Countywide Exercise & SET - EVENT STAFF - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

THIS SIGN-UP IS FOR EVENT STAFF ONLY.  Participants should sign-up for the positions/activities they wish to take part in (Field Ops, Net Cont...

Countywide Exercise & SET - Field Operations-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Cross-Band Repeat-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Cross-Band Repeat-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Field Operations-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Net Control-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Net Control-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Packet-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Packet-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Radio Programming-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Radio Programming-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Shadow-Experienced - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Exercise & SET • Shadow-Introductory - 09/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/28/19 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide communications exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participant...

Countywide Communications Exercise Planning - 09/26/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/26/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Attendees: Minimum:  Leadership for each activity Also welcome:  All other City ECs and AECs, plus county ADECs. Agenda: ...

County DSW Swear-In - 09/24/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/19 11:30 AM Meeting No County EOC

Santa Clara County DSW Volunteer Swear-In This is an opportunity for ARES/RACES members to be sworn in as a Santa Clara County DSW Volunteer...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 09/21/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/21/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 09/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2019 Day 2 - 09/15/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/19 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2019 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts overlapping by 1 hour. Positions av...

Ham Cram License Session - 09/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/19 8:00 AM Meeting No Grant Park, Los Altos

The next BAEARS ham cram will be held in Los Altos.  For additional information and instructions on how to sign up, visit http://www.baear...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2019 Day 1 - 09/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/19 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2019 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts overlapping by 1 hour. Positions ava...

Sunnyvale State of the City - 09/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/19 10:00 AM Public Service No McKinley & Murphy Intersection

This is a public service event during which SARES members will provide tours of the MEOC.

Countywide Communications Exercise Planning - 09/12/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/12/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Attendees: Minimum:  Leadership for each activity Also welcome:  All other City ECs and AECs, plus county ADECs. Agenda: ...

SARES Member Meeting - 09/11/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/11/19 7:00 PM City Training No SNY FS2 at Arques & Wolfe

Training meeting for SARES members.

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 09/07/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/07/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 09/07/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/07/19 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Countywide Communications Exercise Planning - 08/29/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/29/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Attendees: Minimum:  Leadership for each activity Also welcome:  All other City ECs and AECs, plus county ADECs. Agenda: ...

Ham Cram (for Technician License) - open to the general public - 08/24/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/24/19 8:00 AM County Training No Los Gatos EOC (15900 LG Blvd)

This listing is to help us advertise the class to CERT and other neighborhood groups whose members might be interested in getting a ham license.&nb...

Los Altos ARES packet station upgrade workshop - 08/24/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/24/19 9:00 AM City Training No 181 Hillview Ave, Los Altos

Purpose: Upgrade and reconfigure the LAARES packet stations. We will be updating packet station laptops to current software revisions including...

Los Altos Radio Programming - 08/24/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/24/19 9:00 AM Meeting No Neutra House, Los Altos

For Los Altos Hams: bring your HT radio to the packet build today (runing at the same time as this event) and we can program your radio with the st...

Work Party--County Communications Trailer - 08/24/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/24/19 9:00 AM Other No Sheriff's Office

The County Communications trailer will be checked in preparation for the Countywide Communication exercise in September.  Radios will be teste...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 08/20/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/17/19 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/17/19 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

City of Santa Clara Citywide Comm Drill - 08/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/17/19 9:00 AM City Drill No EOC, other city locations

This is a citywide drill held in conjunction with the county wide drill and it is open to all Santa Clara City ARES / RACES members. In additio...

Sunnyvale Citywide Drill - 08/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/17/19 10:00 AM City Drill No EOC, other city locations

This is a citywide drill held in conjunction with the county wide drill and it is open to all SARES members. Drill details can be found here:&n...

RDF Search and Locate Mini-drill - 08/10/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/10/19 8:30 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mountain View

Sign-ups are now closed for this activity.  If changes are needed send an email to ke6tim@arrl.net Scenario:  SCC ARES/RACES has b...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 08/08/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/08/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Copernicus Fire Lookout - 08/04/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/04/19 10:00 AM Public Service No Copernicus Fire Lookout Tower

Shadowing - Type III - 08/03/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/03/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here complete course information, including downloadable course mat...

SVECS QUARTERLY BREAKFAST July 27, 2019 - 07/27/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/27/19 9:00 AM Meeting No 1303 Fremont St., Santa Clara

You are invited to the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS) Quarterly Breakfast on July 27, 2019 at the Santa Clara Senior...

Fall Drill Planning - Special EC Council Meeting - 07/25/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/25/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Review 1st draft plans from each drill activity Attendees: Minimum:  Leadership for each activity Also welcome:...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 07/20/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/20/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III, Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below and will be updat...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 07/16/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/16/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival Day 2 - 07/14/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/14/19 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 13 and 14 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 07/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/13/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival Day 1 - 07/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/13/19 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 13 and 14 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

2019 Countywide Drill Planning - 07/11/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

2019 Countywide Drill Planning Meeting Recommended Attendees: EC/AECs from cities that are running an activity Other ECs/AECs ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 07/10/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/10/19 6:00 PM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

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 yo...

Cupertino July 4 Fireworks - 07/04/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/19 4:15 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino

The City of Cupertino is looking for volunteers to assist with our annual Fireworks show on July 4. Volunteers will act as eyes and ears for the Sh...

Milpitas July 4th Fireworks Show - 07/04/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/19 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Milpitas Sports Center

Milpitas will be holding its annual fireworks event on July 4th.  Amateur Radio volunteers are needed to monitor the crowd, keep aisels clear,...

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run - 06/29/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/29/19 9:00 AM Public Service No Squaw Valley to Auburn Calif

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run 

Fall Drill Planning - Special EC Council Meeting - 06/27/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/27/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Kick off the planning effort the annual County-wide Communications Exercise Attendees: All City ECs and AECs, plus count...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 06/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 06/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/13/19 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/12/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/12/19 6:00 PM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - Day 2 - SARES Members - 06/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/19 9:30 AM Public Service No Washington St & Sunnyvale Ave.

This is a two day event held on Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd.  This event is divided into two shift periods per day.  The shifts...

Event Planning Table Top - 06/01/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/01/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - Day 1 - SARES Members - 06/01/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/01/19 9:30 AM Public Service No Washington St & Sunnyvale Ave.

This is a two day event held on Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd.  This event is divided into two shift periods per day.  The shifts...

Webinar: County Wide Drill Planning - 05/29/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/29/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Online Webinar

County Wide Drill Planning Discussion This webinar will be a discussion of activities and plans for ARES/RACES County Wide Exercises.  ...

Ham Cram (for Technician License) - open to the general public - 05/25/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/25/19 8:00 AM County Training No Los Gatos EOC (15900 LG Blvd)

This listing is to help us advertise the class to CERT and other neighborhood groups with members who are interested in getting a ham license....

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 05/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/23/19 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 05/21/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/21/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/19 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/19 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  You MUST have approval from your EC...

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/19 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Hams: as usual we have been asked to provide "eyes and ears" coverage for the Pet Parade.  The parade starts at 10AM. ...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise and Citywide Drill - 05/18/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/19 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC, FS2 & other city location

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and also a citywide drill open to all SARES members. Please read the instructi...

SARES Member Meeting - 05/15/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/19 7:00 PM City Training No SNY FS2 at Arques & Wolfe

Training meeting for SARES members.

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 05/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/09/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 05/04/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/04/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Webinar: Intro to Pre-Release Packet Installer - 05/01/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/01/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Online Webinar

Introduction to Pre-Release Packet Installer A new intergrated packet installer is currently being tested and will be available for pre-rele...

Webinar: Intro to New Message Handling Procedures - 04/30/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/30/19 8:30 PM Meeting No Online Webinar

Introduction to New Message Handling Procedures This webinar will cover several enhancements to our message passing procedures.  These ...

March of Dimes March for Babies Communications Event 2019 - 04/27/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/19 7:30 AM Public Service No History museum in San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes March for Babies amateur radio communications event.  This year, the event will happen on Saturday 27 ...

Sunnyvale Fit and Fun Fair - SARES Event - 04/27/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/19 10:30 AM Public Service No Columbia Neighborhood Center

SARES will provide tours of the MEOC.  The fair will be held at Columbia Neighborhood Center, 785 Morse Ave.

SVECS QUARTERLY BREAKFAST APRIL 27, 2019 - 04/27/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/19 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Sr. Center

You are invited to the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS) Quarterly Breakfast on April 27th, 2019 at the Santa Clara Senior Cen...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 04/16/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/16/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Pop-Up Packet Practice - 04/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/13/19 9:00 AM County Drill Yes 55 W Younger Ave. , San Jose

Pop-Up Packet Practice Pop-up Packet is new way to practice packet preparedness. The concept is simple.  Participation is quick and eas...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (AM shift) - 04/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/13/19 7:00 AM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (PM shift) - 04/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/13/19 12:00 PM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

Net Control - Type II - 04/06/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/06/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

Baker2Vegas Challenge Cup Relay - 03/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/23/19 7:00 AM Public Service No Stage 4

Early warning HAM radio post - 1 mile before stage 4

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 03/19/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/19/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 03/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/09/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino City Hall/EOC

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 yo...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 03/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/02/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise and Citywide Drill - 03/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/02/19 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC, FS2 & other city location

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and also a citywide drill open to all SARES members.

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 02/28/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/28/19 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/19 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/19 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCCo EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county EOC.  You MUST have approval from your city...

Los Altos City Drill - 02/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/19 9:30 AM City Drill No Los Altos EOC

This is the Los Altos sign-up to participate in the EOC radio room as part of the County-wide drill held on the same day.  Hams will operate o...

Los Altos Radio Coverage testing... - 02/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/19 11:00 AM City Drill No Los Altos

Los Altos will test the coverage of their new repeater system.  Hams will be asked to drive to pre-determined locations and contact the Net Co...

SCC County Drill - SARES Participation - 02/23/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/19 10:00 AM City Training No EOC Radio Room & Armchair

This is for SARES members participating in the countywide drill.

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 02/19/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/19/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 02/13/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/13/19 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 02/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/09/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III, Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below and will be updated ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 02/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/09/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino City Hall/EOC

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Milpitas CERT/RACES Communications Exercise - 02/09/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/09/19 9:00 AM City Drill No Fire Station 1

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 02/02/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/02/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 01/26/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/26/19 9:00 AM Meeting No 1303 Fremont St., Santa Clara

You are invited to the Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System (SVECS) Quarterly Breakfast on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at the Santa Cl...

SARES Member Meeting - 01/17/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/17/19 7:00 PM City Training No SNY DPS Classroom

Training meeting for SARES members.

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 01/15/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/15/19 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the monthly Message Passing Training Net held on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be held on the Resource Net ...

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 01/10/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/10/19 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 01/05/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/05/19 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/19

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/19 8:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 12/30/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/30/18 9:00 AM City Training No San Jose BOS - Mobile EOC

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

Training Net - Message Passing Practice - 12/18/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/18/18 8:30 PM Other No Resource Net Repeaters

This is the first of a monthly Message Passing Training Net to be held normally on the third Tuesday of each month. The training net will be be...

Cupertino Infrastructure Safety Assessment Exercise - 12/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/15/18 6:30 AM City Drill No City of Cupertino

The City of Cupertino supports testing the community emergency response plans and ongoing disaster preparedness training as an essential component ...

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 12/13/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/13/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

2018 End of Year Summary - 12/08/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/08/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes 55 W Younger, Sheriff's Office

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

County DSW Sign-Up - 12/08/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/08/18 12:00 PM Other No 55 W Younger Ave.

Santa Clara County Disaster Service Worker Volunteer Sign-Up Background (i.e. Why): The State Disaster Service Worker Volunteer program ...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/25/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/25/18 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

*Please note that we are in need of Shadows for this event. We will probably be in need of 10-12 shadows so if you can help out, please sign up as ...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 11/17/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/17/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sheriff's Office, 1st Floor

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Statewide Medical and Health Exercise (Hospital Drill) - 11/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/15/18 8:00 AM County Drill No Varies, see sign-ups

This is the annual Statewide Medical and Health Exercise (aka the annual Hospital Drill). Exercise Scenario:  This year, the scenario is a...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/14/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/18 6:00 PM County Training Yes Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

ADEC/DCRO and After Action Meeting - 11/08/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/08/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership. Plus after action discussion from Oct 2018 countywide exercise.

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 11/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/03/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise and Citywide Drill - 11/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/03/18 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC, FS2 & other city location

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and also a citywide drill open to all SARES members.

Countywide Exercise & SET - EVENT STAFF - 10/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/18 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

Purpose:  This is our annual, large-scale, countywide communications exercise.  It is intended to exercise individuals, teamwork and equi...

Countywide Exercise & SET - Shift 1 - 10/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/18 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

Purpose:  This is our annual, large-scale, countywide communications exercise.  It is intended to exercise individuals, teamwork and equi...

Countywide Exercise & SET - Shift 2 - 10/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/18 11:45 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

Purpose:  This is our annual, large-scale, countywide communications exercise.  It is intended to exercise individuals, teamwork and equi...

SVECS QUARTERLY BREAKFAST - 10/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/18 9:00 AM Other No 1303 Fremont Ave., Santa Clara

MARS PRESENTATION You are invited to the SVECS (Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System) Quarterly Breakfast on Saturday, October 27t...

SCCo Alternate EOC Exercise - 10/25/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/25/18 9:00 AM County Drill No County Comms

Scenario: The Alternate EOC Exercise focuses on continuity of operations.  That is, can we get people to the alternate location, bring up the ...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 10/25/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/25/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Pacificon 2018 - 10/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/19/18 9:00 AM Other No San Ramon Marriott

When:  October 19 (Fri) - 21 (Sun) Where:  San Ramon Marriott; 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA More Info:  http://www.pacif...

Sunnyvale Fire Fighters' Pancake Breakfast - 10/13/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/13/18 7:30 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a public service event supporting the annual fire figther's pancake breakfast.  Proceeds from this breakfast are for burn victims....

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 10/11/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/11/18 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/10/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/18 6:00 PM County Training Yes Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Los Altos City-wide drill - 10/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/18 9:00 AM City Drill No Various locations in Los Altos

This is a city-wide drill that will involve BAT Leaders, CERT member and hams.  Two BATs will hold drills and hams are needed to simulate an E...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 10/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 10/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/18 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Severe Storm Operations - 10/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/03/18 6:00 PM County Training No SCCO Fire Training Center

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 09/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/27/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 09/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Sunnyvale State of the City - 09/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/18 9:30 AM Public Service No McKinley & Murphy Intersection

This is a public service event during which SARES members will provide tours of the MEOC.

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 09/13/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/13/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 09/08/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/08/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 09/08/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/08/18 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Yellow Command - City of Sunnyvale - 09/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/06/18 9:00 AM City Drill No Senior Center on Remington

The Sunnyvale Senior Center will serve as a shelter for this exercise.  SARES will provide communications between the Senior Center and the Su...

Yellow Command - City/Agency Participation - 09/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/06/18 8:00 AM County Drill No Various

Yellow Command is a Bay Area-wide EOC Exercise designed to engage all levels of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs).  It is designed to promot...

Yellow Command - County EOC - 09/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/06/18 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Santa Clara County EOC

Note:  To sign up for this event, you must have approval of your city EC. Yellow Command is a Bay Area-wide EOC Exercise designed to en...

Yellow Command - Training for All Participants - 08/30/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/30/18 10:00 AM County Training No Webinar

This is a mandatory training class for all participants in the 2018 Yellow Command exercise.  Yellow Command is a Bay Area-wide EOC Exercise.&...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 08/23/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/23/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/18/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/18/18 10:00 AM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/18/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/18/18 9:00 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county EOC.  You MUST have approval from your city...

Citywide Drill - Sunnyvale - 08/18/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/18/18 9:30 AM City Drill No SNY EOC and assigned locations

This drill will be a citywide radio coverage test. as well as part of the county ARES drill.  Sign up by your Sunnyvale city quad.

Sunnyvale AEC/EC Meeting - 08/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/15/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SNY DPS Classroom

SNY DPS Classroom

RDF Search and Locate Mini-drill - 08/11/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/11/18 8:30 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mountain View

NOTE:  DATE HAS CHANGED to August 11th Scenario:  SCC ARES/RACES has been asked to provide and coordinate responders to assist a loca...

EC/AEC Council Meeting - 08/09/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/09/18 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Purpose: Discuss organizational and management ideas, strategies, best practices.  Synchronize planning, operations, expectations. ...

Ham Cram (for Technician License) - open to the general public - 08/04/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/04/18 8:00 AM County Training No Los Gatos EOC (15900 LG Blvd)

This listing is to help us advertise the class to your CERT and other neighborhood groups that might be interested in getting a ham license.  ...

Shadowing - Type III - 08/04/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/04/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here complete course information, including downloadable course mat...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 07/28/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/28/18 9:00 AM City Training No San Jose BOS

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

SVECS BREAKFAST - 07/28/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/28/18 9:00 AM Meeting No Santa Clara Senior Center

SVECS (Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System) will be having a Quarterly Breakfast on July 28th, 2018. The breakfast will be held at the S...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 07/26/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/26/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Field Operations Type III/II - 07/21/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/21/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival Day 2 - 07/15/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/15/18 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 14 and 15 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival Day 1 - 07/14/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/14/18 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 14 and 15 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 07/12/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 07/11/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/18 6:00 PM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

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 yo...

Cupertino July 4 Fireworks - 07/04/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/18 4:45 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino

The City of Cupertino is looking for volunteers to assist with our annual Fireworks show on July 4. Volunteers will act as eyes and ears for the Sh...

Milpitas July 4th Fireworks Show - 07/04/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/18 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Milpitas Sports Center

Milpitas will be holding its annual fireworks event on July 4th.  Amateur Radio volunteers are needed to monitor the crowd, keep aisels clear,...

Work Party--County Communications Trailer - 06/30/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/30/18 9:00 AM Other No Sheriff's Office

The County Communications trailer will be inventoried, clean, and old/broken equipment removed or repaired. No experience necessary, just a des...

SCCo ARES/RACES Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - 06/28/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/28/18 7:00 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

The SIG meeting brings together ARES/RACES members from anywhere in Santa Clara County to discuss, define and develop projects and programs for use...

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run - 06/23/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/23/18 9:00 AM Public Service No Squaw Valley to Auburn Calif

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run 

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 06/14/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/14/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/13/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/13/18 6:00 PM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Ham Cram (for Technician License) - open to the general public - 06/09/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/09/18 8:00 AM County Training No Los Gatos EOC (15900 LG Blvd)

This listing is to help us publicize the class to your CERT and other neighborhood groups that might be interested in getting a ham license, especi...

Sequoia Century Bike Ride - 06/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/03/18 8:00 AM Public Service No westernwheelersbicycleclub

Sequoia Century Bike Ride

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - Day 2 - SARES Members - 06/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/03/18 9:30 AM Public Service No Washington St & Sunnyvale Ave.

This is a two day event held on Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th.  This event is divided into two shift periods per day.  The shifts...

Copernicus Fire Lookout - 06/02/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/18 10:00 AM Public Service No Copernicus Fire Lookout Tower

Event Planning Table Top - 06/02/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - Day 1 - SARES Members - 06/02/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/18 9:30 AM Public Service No Washington St & Sunnyvale Ave.

This is a two day event held on Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th.  This event is divided into two shift periods per day.  The shifts...

Mt. Hamilton Classic Road Race - 05/27/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/27/18 7:00 AM Public Service No San Jose, CA

Amateur radio operators are needed to assist with radio communications at the Mt. Hamilton Classic bike race. Operators are needed for Net Control ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/18 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/18 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCCo EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

CALFIRE Copernicus Fire Lookout Training - 05/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/18 9:00 AM County Training No Morgan Hill HQ

Lightening Safety Rattlesnake Safety

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/18 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Hams: as usual we have been asked to provide "eyes and ears" coverage for the Pet Parade.  The parade starts at 10AM. ...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise and Citywide Drill - 05/19/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/18 12:00 PM City Drill No EOC, FS2 & other city location

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise and also a citywide drill for all SARES members.

ADEC/DCRO Meeting - 05/17/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/17/18 7:00 PM Meeting No County EOC

Monthly meeting of the SCCo ARES/RACES leadership.

SARES Member Meeting - 05/16/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/18 7:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale DPS Classroom

This is a training meeting.  We will review the SARES Emergency Plan, the upcoming CERT Graduation Drill, the Art and Wine Festival and Field ...

Cupertino Wildland Fire threat Exercise - 05/12/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/12/18 7:00 AM City Drill No City of Cupertino

The City of Cupertino supports testing the community emergency response plans and ongoing disaster preparedness training as an essential component ...

FRS Radio Training for Sunnyvale CERT - Sunnyvale Only - 05/05/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/18 2:30 PM City Training No DPS Classroom

This is a signup for SARES members who will participate as mentors during this training class.

Net Control - Type II - 05/05/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

Sunnyvale Fit and Fun Fair - SARES Event - 04/28/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/18 10:00 AM Public Service No Columbia Neighborhood Center

SARES will provide tours of the MEOC.  The fair will be held at Columbia Neighborhood Center, 785 Morse Ave.

SVECS QUARTERLY BREAKFAST - 04/28/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/18 9:00 AM Meeting No Santa Clara Senior Center

The next SVECS Quarterly Breakfast will be held on April 28th at the Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont Street (corner of Fremont and Monroe) ...

CALFIRE Copernicus Fire Lookout Training - 04/21/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/18 9:00 AM County Training No Morgan Hill HQ

PPE and Fire Shelter training

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (AM shift) - 04/14/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/14/18 7:00 AM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (PM shift) - 04/14/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/14/18 12:00 PM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/12/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/18 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 04/07/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/07/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

FRS Radio Training for Sunnyvale CERT - Sunnyvale Only - 03/18/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/18/18 5:45 PM City Training No DPS Classroom

This is a signup for SARES members who will participate as mentors during this training class.

Baker2Vegas Challenge Cup Relay - 03/17/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/17/18 7:00 AM Public Service No Stage 4

Early warning HAM radio post - 1 mile before stage 4

Baker2Vegas Challenge Cup Relay - 03/17/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/17/18 6:00 AM County Training No Stage 4

Early warning HAM radio operator Stage 4

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 03/17/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/17/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

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 yo...

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 03/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/03/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Milpitas SAFE (CERT) Cache Exercise - 02/24/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/24/18 9:00 AM City Drill No SAFE Caches

Provide communication from SAFE Caches to ECO for SAFE Drill.

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 02/24/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/24/18 12:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale FS-2

This event will support  the CERT class graduation exercise.  We will provide message handling for the CERT class graduation exercise as ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/10/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/10/18 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/10/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/10/18 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 02/10/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/10/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino Senior Center

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

SARES Participation in County Drill - 02/10/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/10/18 1:30 PM City Drill No SNY EOC Radio Room

This is for the purpose of logging city participation in the county wide drill.

Message Passing - Tabletop - 02/03/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/03/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/11/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/11/18 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 01/07/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/07/18 1:30 PM City Training No San Jose BOS (formerly BFO)

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

Field Operations Type III/II - 01/06/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/06/18 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/18

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/18 8:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

Los Altos Radio Testing... - 12/28/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/28/17 9:30 AM City Drill No Los Altos

We are looking for a few hams to drive to designated locations in Los Altos to test communications with common HTs.  We will meet at 9:30 AM t...

2017 End of Year Summary - 12/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/09/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes 55 W Younger, Sheriff's Office

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

SARES Member Meeting - 12/06/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/06/17 7:00 PM City Training No FS2 Training Room

Training meeting for SARES members.

Annual Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/02/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/02/17 9:00 AM Public Service No Santa Cruz Ave@Main Los Gatos

The 61th annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday,  December 2rd in downtown Los Gatos. The pa...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/26/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/26/17 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

Assistance is needed for the Festival of Lights Parade.  Briefings will be around 4:45 to 5:50 so you can be on station for the 6 PM parade st...

Statewide Hospital Drill - 11/16/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/16/17 8:00 AM County Drill No County EOC

The annual Statewide Hospital Drill will exercise the packet net and hospital net on November 16, 2018 from 0900 to 1200.  Operators are neede...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/17 6:00 PM County Training No Morgan Hill Community Center

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 yo...

San Jose Veteran's Day Parade - SJ RACES Only - 11/11/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/11/17 7:00 AM Public Service No Downtown San Jose

San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS operators are needed to help provide communications support for the annual Veteran's Day Parade in downtown San Jose.&n...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 11/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/04/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 10/28/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/28/17 12:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale FS-2

This event will provide message handling as part of the CERT class graduation exercise.

SVECS QUARTERLY BREAKFAST - 10/28/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/28/17 9:00 AM Meeting No Santa Clara Senior Center

The next SVECS Quarterly Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. Our guest speakers will be Mike Garcia and Bob Gundrum. Their pres...

Mountain View City CERT/ARES Drill - 10/21/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/21/17 9:00 AM City Drill No Sylvan Park

Packet radio support for CERTs and HAM radio operators.

Los Altos BAT/EIRS/EOC communications drill - 10/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/18/17 8:00 AM City Drill No Various

Los Altos hams/CERT/BAT Leaders only.  This is our annual drill where we generate messages in the field (by BAT Leaders), submit that informat...

Los Altos City CERT Drill - 10/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/18/17 8:00 AM City Drill No Los Altos neighborhood

County-wide SET Exercise County Positions - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: If you are taking part with your city/agency team setting up an alternate EOC radio room then sign up on the appropriate city page (th...

County-wide SET Exercise Loma Prieta - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for Loma Prieta team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from another city/ag...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of Campbell - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of Campbell team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from anothe...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of Cupertino - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of Cupertino team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from anoth...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of Los Altos Hills - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of Los Altos Hills team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of Milpitas - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of Milpitas team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from anothe...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of Morgan Hill - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of Morgan Hill team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from ano...

County-wide SET Exercise - City of San Jose - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park-Milpitas

PLEASE READ: This signup is for the City of San Jose team that will be establishing an alternate EOC radio room at the park. If you are from anothe...

Sunnyvale Fire Fighters' Pancake Breakfast - 10/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/17 8:00 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a public service event supporting the annual fire figther's pancake breakfast.  Proceeds from this breakfast are for burn victims....

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/12/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/12/17 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/10/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/17 6:00 PM County Training No Morgan Hill EOC

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Los Altos Fall Festival Day 2 - 10/08/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/08/17 9:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Day 2 of a two-day Fall Festival in Los Altos.  Walk through the Festival and enjoy the vendor booths and music.  Choose from the morning...

Los Altos Fall Festival Day 1 - 10/07/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/07/17 9:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Day 1 of a two-day Fall Festival in Los Altos.  Walk through the Festival and enjoy the vendor booths and music.  Choose from the morning...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 10/07/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/07/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 10/07/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/07/17 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

ICS/SEMS/NIMS Combo Class - 09/30/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/30/17 10:00 AM City Training No 1000 Villa St., Mountain View

This is a combo class for ICS/SEMS/NIMS and fulfills ICS100, SEMS Intro, and IS700 classes.   It is being taught by Lynn Borwn, the former Eme...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2017 Day 2 - 09/17/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/17 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2017 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tac...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 09/16/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/16/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2017 Day 1 - 09/16/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/16/17 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2017 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tact...

Prepare Santa Clara - 09/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/17 9:00 AM City Drill No Santa Clara Convention Ctr

Packet radio at shelter

Prepare Santa Clara, 2017 - 09/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/17 9:00 AM City Drill No City of Santa Clara

The City will be conducting the Prepare Santa Clara, 2017 Full Scale Exercise. The City’s Alternate Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be...

Santa Clara County EOC Activation Training Event - 09/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/17 9:00 AM County Drill No County EOC

Santa Clara County will be activating the County EOC from 0900 to 1500.  One objective is to verify communications links from the County EOC t...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 09/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/09/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 09/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/09/17 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Urban Shield - HAM radio support for CERT exercise - 09/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/09/17 7:00 AM County Drill No Alameda County Fairgrounds

Urban Shield CERT Training Exercise Radio Support - 09/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/09/17 8:00 AM Other No Alameda County Fairgrounds

Palo Alto OES has taken the lead, to run a new training element in Urban Shield, consisting of a CERT training exercise.  Palo Alto OES pu...

ARES/RACES COMM Drill - Sunnyvale - 08/19/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/19/17 1:00 PM City Drill No SNY EOC Radio Room

Sunnyvale city drill as part of overall county drill.

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/19/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/19/17 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/19/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/19/17 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

Shadowing - Type III - 08/05/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/05/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)&...

RDF Search and Locate practice - 07/29/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/29/17 9:00 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mtn. View

NOTE:  DATE HAS CHANGED to July 29th Scenario:  SCC ARES/RACES has been asked to provide and coordinate responders to assist a local ...

Sunnyvale State of the City - 07/29/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/29/17 9:30 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale Civic Center

This is a public service event during which SARES members will provide tours of the MEOC.

SVECS BREAKFAST - 07/22/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/22/17 9:00 AM Meeting No Santa Clara Senior Center

The next SVECS Quarterly Breakfast will be on July 22nd, 2017. Our guest speaker will be Mark Laubach, K6FJC, Assistant District Emergency Coordina...

Planning Meeting - County Wide Communications Exercise - 07/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/20/17 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

The County Wide Communications Exercise is scheduled for October 14th, 2017. This meeting will be the kick-off to begin planning for that event...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/13/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/13/17 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 07/12/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/17 6:00 PM County Training No Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

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 yo...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/09/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/09/17 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 8 and 9 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two e...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/08/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/08/17 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 8 and 9 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two e...

Cupertino July 4 Fireworks - 07/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/17 5:00 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino

Cupertino is bringing back its annual fireworks show on July 4, after a two-year hiatus. We're looking for Amateur Radio volunteers to assist u...

Milpitas July 4th Fireworks - 07/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/17 4:00 PM Public Service No Milpitas Sports Center

Milpitas will be holding its annual fireworks event on July 4th.  Amateur Radio volunteers are needed to monitor safe (fall out) areas, seatin...

Los Altos Combined Ham/CERT/BAT drill and picnic - 06/17/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/17/17 10:00 AM City Drill No Grant Park

Los Altos only!  If you are a ham, or a ham/CERT person, please sign up here for our drill.  This is a combination drill and picnic so pl...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/14/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/14/17 6:00 PM County Training No Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Los ALtos Packet Tune-up meeting - 06/10/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/10/17 12:00 PM City Training No Neutra House

Los Altos packet hams:  please bring your equipment to the Neutra House on June 10, from noon until 2 or 3PM.  There are several updates ...

Sequoia Century Bike Ride - 06/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/04/17 7:30 AM Public Service No westernwheelersbicycleclub

Sequoia Century Bike Ride

Event Planning Table Top - 06/03/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/03/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - 2 Day Event - SARES Members - 06/03/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/03/17 9:30 AM Public Service No Washington St & Sunnyvale Ave.

This is a two day event held on Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th.  This event is divided into two shift periods per day.  The shifts...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/20/17 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/20/17 2:00 PM City Drill No Loma Prieta EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/20/17 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/20/17 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Hams: as usual we have been asked to provide "eyes and ears" coverage for the Pet Parade.  The parade starts at 10AM. ...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 05/20/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/20/17 12:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale FS-2

This event will provide message handling for the graduation exercise and will also be part of the county wide drill.

SARES Member Training Meeting - 05/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/17 7:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale DPS Classroom

This is the quarterly SARES training meeting.  All SARES members and quests are welcome.

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - CANCELLED - 05/13/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/13/17 10:00 AM City Training No BFO - Mobile EOC

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

Net Control - Type II - 05/06/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/06/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

Big Sur International Marathon - 04/30/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/30/17 4:00 AM Public Service No Highway 1 Big Sur to Carmel

Sunnyvale Fit and Fun Fair - SARES Only - 04/29/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/29/17 9:30 AM Public Service No Columbia Neighborhood Center

Conduct tours of the MEOC and provide information on SARES.  Andreas, K6OTT is the lead for this event.

SARES - Lockheed - Young Minds at Work - 04/27/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/17 7:30 AM Public Service No Lockheed Martin - Sunnyvale

Conduct tours of the MEOC for participants of this event.  Herb, AF6HL is the lead for this event.

Support for Sea Otter Classic - 04/22/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/22/17 7:00 AM Public Service No Ft. Ord National Monument

 The 27th Sea Otter Classic will be held on April 20-23, 2017. Help from amateur radio operators has been a vital resource for communication i...

Animals in Disaster - 04/19/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/19/17 7:00 PM City Training No Quinlan Community Center

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/13/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/13/17 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 04/01/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/01/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (AM shift) - 04/01/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/01/17 7:00 AM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour (PM shift) - 04/01/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/01/17 12:00 PM Public Service No Gavilan College, Gilroy

Tierra Bella is a bicycle tour through South County starting and ending near Gavilan College (5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020). It takes p...

Disaster Psychology - 03/28/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/28/17 7:00 PM City Training No Quinlan Community Center

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 03/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/04/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Drill - 03/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/04/17 12:30 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a city drill which supports the CERT class graduation exercise held at Sunnyvale FS2.

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 03/01/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/01/17 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

Milpitas EOC Familiarization - 02/25/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/25/17 1:00 PM City Training No Milpitas EOC

Familiarization with working in the EOC.

SARES Membership Meeting - 02/23/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/23/17 7:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale DPS Classroom

This meeting is open to all SARES members and guests.

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/17 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/17 10:00 PM City Drill No Loma Prieta EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/17 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

LAARES ARES/RACES Communication Drill - 02/18/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/17 10:00 AM City Training No Los Altos

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 02/08/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/08/17 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 02/04/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/04/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Milpitas CERT (SAFE) Exercise - 01/28/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/28/17 8:00 AM City Drill No Milpitas EOC

Milpitas CERT (SAFE) Exercise - work with SAFE Team members to send Damage Assessments to EOC.

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 01/21/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/21/17 9:00 AM City Training No BFO

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/12/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/12/17 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Field Operations Type III/II - 01/07/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/07/17 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/17

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/17 8:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

SARES Membership Meeting - 12/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/08/16 7:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale DPS HQ Classroom

Training meeting for updates to SARES proceedures and SARES plans for 2017.

2016 End of Year Summary - 12/03/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/03/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

Annual Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/03/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/03/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA

The 60th annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday,  December 3rd in downtown Los Gatos. The pa...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/27/16 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

We are pretty full.  If you want to join us, please send an email to jim_clark@pacbell.net.  Assistance is needed for the Festival of...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 11/10/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/10/16 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/08/16 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

Event Planning Table Top - 11/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/05/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Alternate EOC Exercise - Day 2 - 11/03/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/03/16 9:00 AM County Drill Yes County Communications

Activate the Alternate EOC Packet station as part of the overall drill.  This is a two day event lead by the County OES using County EOC activ...

Alternate EOC Exercise - Day 1 - 11/02/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/02/16 9:00 AM County Drill Yes County Communications

Activate the Alternate EOC Packet station as part of the overall drill.  This is a two day event lead by the County OES using County EOC activ...

County Wide RACES support of CERT Exercise - RACES EVENT STAFF - 10/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/29/16 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

The Santa Clara County EMA is conducting a CERT Search & Rescue exercise on October 29th from 0730 to 1700.  They have requested Amateur R...

County Wide RACES support of CERT Exercise - RACES PARTICIPANTS - 10/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/29/16 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

The Santa Clara County EMA is conducting a CERT Search & Rescue exercise on October 29th from 0730 to 1700.  They have requested Amateur R...

Sunnyvale CERT Graduation Exercise - 10/22/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/22/16 12:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a Sunnyvale drill in support of the CERT class graduation.

MAC Evaluator 101 - 10/13/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/13/16 9:00 PM County Training No SCC EOC

Los Altos Earthquake Drill - 10/12/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/12/16 8:00 AM City Drill No Los Altos, CA

* Los Altos Hams Only*  This is the annual earthquake drill for the city of Los Altos.  Hams are needed for 1) positions in the EOC, or 2...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/11/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/11/16 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Los Altos School Earthquake Drills. - 10/10/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/16 9:00 AM City Drill No Location varies

For Los Altos Hams only.  Participate/observe at one of the two school sites in Los Altos.  Note: no DSW coverage will be offered for thi...

DPS Pancake Breakfast - 10/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/08/16 8:00 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a public service event supporting the annual fire figther's pancake breakfast.  Proceeds from this breakfast are for burn victims....

Net Control - Type II - 10/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/01/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

ICS/SEMS/NIMS Combo Class - 09/24/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/16 10:00 AM City Training No 1000 Villa St., Mountain View,

This is a class that fulfills ICS100, SEMS Into, and IS700 and introduces you to the Incident Command System (ICS).  Hams participating in cit...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 09/24/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/16 9:00 AM City Training No BFO

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2016 Day 2 - 09/18/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/18/16 12:00 PM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2016 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be only one shift. Positions available consist of tactical ne...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 09/17/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2016 Day 1 - 09/17/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/16 12:00 PM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2016 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be only one shift. Positions available consist of tactical net...

Special Interest Group (SIG) eMailing List Signup - 09/15/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/16 7:00 PM County Training No Santa Clara County EOC

A SIG meeting is generally held the 3rd Thursday of the month to discuss emergency communications topics of interest proposed by the ARES/RACES lea...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 08/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/27/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

Alcatraz San Francisco Triathalon - 08/21/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/21/16 9:00 AM Public Service No San Francisco

Lead Boat Communicator to Swim Safety Principal

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/16 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 08/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/16 1:30 PM City Drill No County and City

Packet and Voice Communication for Mountain View

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 08/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/16 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

SARES Citywide Drill - 08/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/16 2:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale drill in conjunction with the county wide drill.

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 08/11/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/11/16 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 08/06/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/06/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

San Francisco Marathon - 07/31/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/31/16 4:00 AM Public Service No San Francisco

Disaster Service Workers and RACES Activation - 07/30/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/30/16 10:00 AM City Training No Mountain View Fire Dept.

Gilroy Garlic Festival - 07/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/29/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Gilroy

Comm. Support

Tevis Cup Endurance Horse Race - 07/23/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/23/16 1:00 PM Public Service No Squaw Valley to Auburn Calif

Tevis Cup Endurance Horse Race 8/1/15

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 07/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/20/16 6:00 PM County Training No Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

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 yo...

BAEARS Ham Cram Licensing Session - 07/16/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/16/16 8:00 AM Other No 3300 Capitol Ave., Fremont CA

BAEARS is again offering a one-day licensing session to get an amateur radio license (ham license).  This is not a class - nothing is presente...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/10/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/10/16 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 9 and 10 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two ...

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/09/16 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 9 and 10 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two ...

RDF Search and Locate practice - 07/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/09/16 9:00 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mountain View

Scenario:  SCC ARES/RACES has been asked to provide and coordinate responders to assist a local agency in finding some lost radios with stuck ...

Intro to HF Communication - 06/25/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/25/16 10:00 AM City Training No Mtn View Fire Dept HQ

Intro to WiFi Networking Workshop - 06/18/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/16 9:00 AM County Training No Cupertino Community Hall

Introduction to WiFi Networking Workshop Overview The workshop will consist of several short modules with each module followed by a b...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/15/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/15/16 6:00 PM County Training No Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 06/11/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/11/16 9:00 AM City Training No Mobile EOC @ BFO

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  The...

SCVWD Anderson Dam Functional Drill - City EOCs - 06/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/08/16 8:30 AM County Training No City EOC

Staff for a local EOC Radio Room for drill.  Skill sets determined by local EC

SCVWD Anderson Dam Functional Drill - County EOC - 06/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/08/16 8:30 AM County Training No Sheriff's Office, County EOC

Staff the County EOC Radio Room for drill.  Net control, Scribe, Packet are required skill sets. Closed to sign ups

SCVWD Anderson Dam Functional Drill - SCVWD EOC - 06/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/08/16 8:30 AM County Training No SCVWD 5750 Almaden Expy

Staff the SCVWD EOC Radio Room for drill.  Net control and Scribe are required skill sets. Be in lobby by 8:15AM for sign in, badging, and...

Sequoia Century Bike Ride - 06/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/05/16 9:00 AM Public Service No westernwheelersbicycleclub

Sequoia Century Bike Ride

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - 06/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/05/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale

This is a two day public service event during which SARES provides communications liason between the event organizing committee and DPS.

Fages II Boy Scout Hike - 06/04/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/04/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Contra Costa County

Fages II Boy Scout Hike  6/4/16

Message Passing - Tabletop - 06/04/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/04/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival - 06/04/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/04/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale

This is a two day public service event during which SARES provides communications liason between the event organizing committee and DPS.

Hazmat Recogniztion Class for CERT's - 06/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/01/16 6:00 PM County Training No SCCo Fire Dept.Training Center

Alcatraz Challenge -- Swim and Run - 05/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/29/16 7:00 AM Public Service No Golden Gate Bridge Aid Station

Ohlone Wilderness 50 K Trail Run - 05/22/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/22/16 7:00 AM Public Service No Laurel Loop Aid Station

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/21/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/21/16 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/21/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/21/16 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

SARES Citywide Drill - 05/21/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/21/16 2:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale drill in conjunction with the county wide drill.  This drill will include operation from a remote EOC.

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/14/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/14/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Hams: as usual we have been asked to provide "eyes and ears" coverage for the Pet Parade.  The parade starts at 10AM. ...

SARES SNAP (CERT) Graduation - 05/14/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/14/16 12:00 PM City Training No Sunnyvale FS2

This is a training drill conducted as a part of the SNAP (CERT) class graduation exercise.

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 05/12/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/12/16 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

BAEARS Ham Cram Licensing Class - 05/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/07/16 8:00 AM Meeting No Mtn. View CA

BAEARS is again offering a one-day licensing session to get an amateur radio license (ham license).  This is not a class - nothing is presente...

Concord-Mt Diablo Trail Ride - 05/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/07/16 6:00 AM Public Service No Concord Mt Diablo Trail Ride

HAM radio communication support for horse ambulance.

Shadowing - Type III - 05/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/07/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)&...

March of Dimes March for Babies Communications Event 2016 - 05/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/01/16 7:30 AM Public Service No History museum in San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes March for Babies amateur radio communications event.  This year, the event will happen on Sunday 1 May...

Sunnyvale Fit and Fun Fair - 04/30/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/30/16 10:00 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale Columbia Center

This is a public service event.  SARES provides tours of the MEOC and show cases our go-case equipment as a part of public outreach.

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour - 04/30/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/30/16 7:00 AM Public Service No South County

“This is different than a drill or parade. Here you will be directly working with individuals directly who need your help. It&rsquo...

Back Country Weekend Henry Coe State Park - 04/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/29/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Henry Coe State Park

Mountain View City Wide Cert Drill - 04/23/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/23/16 9:00 AM City Training No Mountain View CERT locations

Silver Dragon Exercise - 04/14/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/14/16 9:00 AM County Drill No Menlo Park, Calif

HAM radio support for CERT exercise 

Cinderella Classic and Challenge - 04/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/09/16 7:00 AM Public Service No www.valleyspokesmen.org

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 04/02/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/02/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 04/02/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/02/16 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 03/22/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/22/16 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

Oakland Marathon / Oakland Running Festival - 03/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/20/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Oakland, California

SPECS Sponsored Electronic Flea Market - 03/12/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/12/16 4:00 AM Public Service No DeAnza College, Lot B

Help is needed to staff the SPECS sponsored Electronic Flea Market at DeAnza College on Saturday, March 12, 2016.  If you can give us a little...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 03/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/05/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 03/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/05/16 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 02/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/27/16 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 02/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/27/16 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

SARES Citywide Drill - 02/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/27/16 12:00 PM City Drill No Sunnyvale

This drill is held in conjunction with the SNAP (CERT) graduation exercise at FS2.

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 02/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 02/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/16 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrated ser...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 02/18/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/16 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 02/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/09/16 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

SB50 Auxiliary Communications Support - MTV - 02/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/16 9:00 AM City Incident No Mountain View EOC

Super Bowl 50 - County EOC - 02/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/16 10:00 AM County Incident Yes SCCo EOC Radio Room

Super Bowl 50 support at the Santa Clara County EOC radio room Dates include: Monday, Feb 1:  14:00 to 22:00 hours (Andreas, Logan...

Super Bowl 50 Hospital Net -- Valley Medical Center - 02/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/16 9:00 AM County Drill No Valley Medical Center

Psychological First Aid - 01/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/27/16 6:00 PM County Training No Cupertino

Field Operations Type III/II - 01/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/09/16 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended.  Attendance of Funda...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/16 8:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

2015 End of Year Summary - 12/12/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/12/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This class presents any training material that was updated in the current year.  Missed a class but still want to know what's new?  Y...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 12/12/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/12/15 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the End of Year class.  You must sign up separately. Following the training class, we will have a calibrate...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 12/08/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/08/15 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

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 yo...

Annual Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/05/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/05/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA

The 59th annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday,  December 5th in downtown Los Gatos. The pa...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/29/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/29/15 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

Assistance is needed for the Festival of Lights Parade.  Briefings will be around 4:45 to 5:51 so you can be on station for the 6 PM parade st...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 11/14/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/15 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 11/14/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/15 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/10/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/10/15 6:00 PM County Training No Mtn. View Fire-Police Admin.

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Event Planning Table Top - 11/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/07/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Ham support for CERT graduation (Los Altos only) - 10/31/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/31/15 8:00 AM City Drill No Los Altos Hills Town Hall

Hams are needed to help with the CERT graduation exercise.  A total of 8 hams is preferred but a minimum of 2 hams are needed to act as "...

Los Altos schools Earthquake Drill - 10/27/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/15 9:00 AM City Drill No Varies

This is the annual earthquake drill for both the LASD and high school districts.  Los ALtos hams only, please (although if others are interest...

Los Altos Earthquake Drill - 10/15/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/15/15 8:00 AM City Drill No Los Altos, CA

This event is for Los Altos hams, CERT and BAT Leaders only! This is the combined City earthquake drill.  Please sign up for one of the po...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/08/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/08/15 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Los Altos Fall Festival - 10/04/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/04/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

A two-day event in the south parking plaza between First Street and San Antonio.  This is for Sunday only - if you want to sign up for Saturda...

Los Altos Fall Festival - 10/03/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/03/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

A two-day event in the south parking plaza between First Street and San Antonio.  This is for Saturday only - if you want to sign up for Sunda...

Net Control - Type II - 10/03/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/03/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2015 Day 2 - 09/20/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/20/15 8:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2015 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tac...

County wide CERT Exercise - 09/19/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/15 7:30 AM County Drill No Moffett Field

The Santa Clara County EMA is conducting a CERT Search & Rescue exercise on September 19th from 0730 to about 1700.  They have requested A...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2015 Day 1 - 09/19/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/15 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2015 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tact...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 09/16/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/16/15 6:00 PM County Training Yes 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 09/12/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/12/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

SPECS Sponsored Electronic Flea Market - 09/12/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/12/15 4:00 AM Public Service No DeAnza College, Lot B

Help is needed to staff the SPECS sponsored Electronic Flea Market at DeAnza College on Saturday, September 12, 2015.  If you can give us a li...

Search and Locate practice - 08/29/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/29/15 9:00 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park, Mountain View

Scenario:  SCC ARES/RACES has been asked to provide and coordinate responders to assist a local agency in finding some lost radios with stuck ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 08/19/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/19/15 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 08/15/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/15/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 08/01/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/01/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Tevis Cup Endurance Horse Race - 08/01/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/01/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Squaw Valley to Auburn Calif

Tevis Cup Endurance Horse Race 8/1/15

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/12/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/15 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 11 and 12 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

Fireworks 25/50 Endurance Horse Ride - 07/11/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Santa Cruz

Fireworks Endurance Horse ride July 11

Los Altos Art and Wine Festival - 07/11/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/15 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

July 11 and 12 in downtown Los Altos.  This is a 2-day event, and you can sign up for any shift you wish.  Please note that there are two...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/09/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/09/15 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Crush Syndrome and Trauma Care - 07/08/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/08/15 6:00 PM County Training No Santa Clara Fire Dept Training

Crush Syndrome, Bleeding Control and Tourniquet Use, Chest Trauma

Milpitas July 4th Fireworks - 07/04/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/15 4:00 PM Public Service No Milpitas Sports Center

Milpitas will be holding its annual fireworks event on July 4, and needs Amateur Radio volunteers to monitor safe areas and no seating areas. ...

MAC Equipment Evaluation - 06/20/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/20/15 12:30 PM Meeting No Sunnyvale

Equipment evaluations for the MAC Program will be offered after the Message Passing Class in the parking lot across the street from the SNY Public ...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 06/20/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/20/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/16/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/16/15 6:00 PM County Training Yes Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Silicon Valley Tour de Cure for Diabetes - 06/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/07/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Palo Alto

Silicon Valley Tour de Cure for Diabetes  6/7/15

BAEARS Ham Cram Licensing Class - 06/06/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/06/15 8:00 AM Meeting No Fremont CA

BAEARS is again offering a one-day licensing session to get an amateur radio license (ham license).  This is not a class - nothing is presente...

Fages II Boy Scout Hike - 06/06/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/06/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Contra Costa County

Fages II Boy Scout Hike  6/6/15

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 06/06/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/06/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III, Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to v...

Sequoia Century Bike Ride - 05/31/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/31/15 9:00 AM Public Service No westernwheelersbicycleclub

Sequoia Century Bike Ride

Aragon High School Grad Night - 05/28/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/28/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Aragon High School Grad Night

Aragon High School Grad Night

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 05/19/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/15 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/16/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/15 9:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

Los Altos Hams: as usual we have been asked to provide "eyes and ears" coverage for the Pet Parade.  The parade starts at 10AM. ...

Ham Cram Licensing Class - May 9th - 05/09/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/09/15 8:00 AM Other No Saratoga Fire Station

Saratoga Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will hold an FCC licensing class on Saturday May 9 for people who would like to get their FCC license and...

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 05/02/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/02/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Fire Station 2

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications course materials is highly recommended, and have taken Fundamenta...

County OES Commodity POD exercise - 04/29/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/29/15 8:00 AM County Drill No SCC EOC

 there will be a POD set up in Los Gatos and ARES RACES has been requested to provide communications from POD to Los Gatos EOC and to County E...

March of Dimes March for Babies Communications Event 2015 - 04/25/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/25/15 7:30 AM Public Service No Cesar Chavez Plaza in San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes March for Babies amateur radio communications event.  The event will happen on Saturday 25 April. &nbs...

Cinderella Classic and Challenge - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 9:00 AM Public Service No http://www.valleyspokesmen.org

Ham support for the Cinderella Ride

County-wide Communications Exercise - EVENT STAFF - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 6:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park- Milpitas

THIS SIGN-UP IS FOR EVENT STAFF ONLY.  Participants should sign-up for the positions/activities they wish to take part in (Field Ops, Net Cont...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Field Operator - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park- Milpitas

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Net Control - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 7:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park- Milpitas

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Packet - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Ed Levin County Park- Milpitas

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - WiFi/Mesh Networking - 04/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/15 8:00 AM County Drill No Ed Levin County Park- Milpitas

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/09/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/09/15 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 04/04/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 04/04/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/15 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the packet class.  You must sign up separately. Following the packet class, we will have a calibrated servi...

Intro to WiFi Networking Workshop - 03/21/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/21/15 9:00 AM County Training No Cupertino Senior Center

Introduction to WiFi Networking Workshop Overview The workshop will consist of several short modules.  Each module is following ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 03/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/18/15 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 03/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/07/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes SCC Sheriff's Auditorium

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 03/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/07/15 12:00 PM Meeting No SCCo Sheriff's Auditorium

This event is separate from the Packet Type III Part B Class.  You must sign up separately. Following the Packet Operations, Type III P...

Milpitas CERT Exercise - 02/28/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/28/15 8:00 AM City Drill No Police Station/Pomeroy School

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 02/18/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/18/15 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 02/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Fire Station 2

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 02/07/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/15 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Fire Sta #2 Training Rm

This event is separate from the Packet Type III Part A Class.  You must sign up separately. Following the Packet Operations, Type III P...

ARES / RACES Drill - Los Altos Participation - 01/17/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/17/15 10:30 AM City Drill No Varies

Los Altos Hams can sign up here to show their participation in the Jan 17 drill.  Further drill information will be mailed to you after you si...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 01/17/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/17/15 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 01/17/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/17/15 1:00 PM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level.  MUST Have approval from your EC Fir...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/08/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/08/15 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Shadowing - Type III - 01/03/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/03/15 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Fire Station 2

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)&...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/15

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/15 8:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

The annual Fun Run in downtown Los Altos.  Usually Los Altos hams only, but others are welcome.  This is a low-key event (i.e. don't ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 12/17/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/17/14 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View Fire Station 4

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 yo...

2014 End of Year Summary - 12/13/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/13/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a course description download the course materials. ...

Packet TNC/Radio Deviation Tune-Up - 12/13/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/13/14 12:00 PM Meeting No SNY Public Safety HQ

This event is separate from the 2014 Year End Class.  You must sign up separately. Following the 2014 Year End class, we will have a ca...

Annual Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/06/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/06/14 10:00 AM Public Service No Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA

The 58th annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday,  December 6th in downtown Los Gatos. The pa...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/30/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/30/14 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

We are pretty full.  If you would like to attend, please send an email to jim_clark@pacbell.net and we will see what we can do.  Assi...

Statewide Medical & Health Exercise - Hospital Net - 11/20/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/20/14 8:30 AM County Drill No County hospitals

 Anthrax Scenario. The Hospital Net will provide back up communications when normal communication methods are simulated as unavai...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/12/14 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View Fire Station 4

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 11/08/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/08/14 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 11/08/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/08/14 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

Event Planning Table Top - 11/01/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/01/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Net Control - Type II - 10/18/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/18/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes Quinlan Center, Cupertino

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/09/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/09/14 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Los Altos Earthquake Drill - 10/07/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/07/14 7:45 AM City Drill No Various locations

This is the annual Los Altos earthquake drill that is held by the Los Altos School District (grades K-8), the Mountain View/Los Altos Unified High ...

Ham Cram Licensing Class - 09/20/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/20/14 8:00 AM Meeting No Redwood City

BAEARS is again offering a one-day licensing session to get an amateur radio license (ham license).  This is not a class - nothing is presente...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 09/17/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/14 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2014 Day 2 - 09/14/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/14 8:00 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2013 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tac...

Milpitas CERT Exercise - 09/13/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/13/14 8:00 AM City Drill No Milpitas CERT Caches

CERT (SAFE) Teams will be activated via AlertSCC and report to their assigned Cache.  Hams will provide communciations support from caches bac...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 09/13/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/13/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2014 Day 1 - 09/13/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/13/14 9:00 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2014 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tact...

County wide CERT Exercise - 08/23/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/23/14 7:30 AM County Drill No 10350 Torre Ave Cupertino

The Santa Clara County EMA is conducting a CERT search & Rescue exercise on August 23 from 0800 to about 1700.  They have requested about ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 08/20/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/20/14 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 08/16/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/16/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

HAM Cram and Exam Session - Hollister - 08/09/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/09/14 8:00 AM Other No 2301 Tech Pkwy, Hollister

Flyer for class When: Saturday Audust 9, 2014 8am-5pm: Tech/Gen class 1pm-4pm: Testing (All Levels) ...

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 08/02/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/02/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino Community Center

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Gilroy Garlic Festival Communications July 25-27th - 07/25/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/25/14 7:30 AM Other No Christmas Hill Park - Gilroy

Greetings, We are looking for Amateur Radio operators that would be interested in assisting the Communications Committee for the Gilroy Garlic ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 07/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/19/14 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 07/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/19/14 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/10/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/10/14 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

July 4th Fireworks Event - Cupertino - 07/04/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/14 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino High School

Cupertino is again holding their July 4th Fireworks Event and is seeking Amateur Radio volunteers to help with communications.  Volunteers wil...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/25/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/25/14 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 06/21/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/21/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 06/07/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/07/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes Cupertino Community Center

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

Amateur Radio License Testing - Saratoga - 05/24/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/24/14 8:00 AM Public Service No See event description

This posting is strictly for informational purposes only. Amateur Radio License Testing Saratoga plans to host a Tech license class on May...

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/17/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/17/14 9:30 AM Public Service No Downtown Los Altos

A very low-key event for Los Altos hams.  We have been requested to provide communications support during the parade.  We will meet at 9:...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 05/14/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/14/14 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Packet Operations Type III, Part B - 05/10/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/10/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes El Camino Hospital

Prerequisite:  Packet Operations Type III, Part A The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here t...

HAM Cram and Exam Session - Gilroy - 05/03/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/03/14 8:00 AM Other No 7301 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA

Link to SBCARES website with more information Flyer for class When: Saturday May 3, 2014 8am-5pm: Tech/...

March of Dimes Walk America Communications Event 2014 - 04/26/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/26/14 7:30 AM Public Service No Cesar Chavez Plaza in San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes Walk America amateur radio communications event.  The event will happen on Saturday 26 April.  Th...

City of Santa Clara 2014 Easter Egg Hunt - 04/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/19/14 8:30 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

The City of Santa Clara Easter Egg Hunt for 2014 will take place on Saturday, 19 April.  The time will be from 8:30am to about 11:30am at Cent...

HAM Cram and Exam Session - Mountain View - 04/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/19/14 8:00 AM Other No 1300 Crittenden Lane Mt View

There is a HAM cram study session and test being held in Mountain View.  If you are interested, please follow the link below for more informat...

County-wide Communications Exercise - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - EVENT STAFF - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 6:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

THIS SIGN-UP IS FOR EVENT STAFF ONLY.  Participants should sign-up for the positions/activities they wish to take part in (Field Ops, Net Cont...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Field Operator - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - MAC F2 Evaluation - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overal Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable ...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Mesh Networking - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill No Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Net Control - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Packet - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Shadow - 04/12/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/14 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Edith Morley Park, Campbell

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/10/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/10/14 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 04/05/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/05/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course mater...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 03/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/19/14 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - 03/01/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/01/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III, Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to v...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 02/19/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/19/14 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Field Operations Type III, Part A - 02/01/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/01/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes 10350 Torre Ave, Cupertino

Prerequisite:  Familiarity with the Introduction to Emergency Communications and Fundamentals of Emergency Communincations Course Materials is...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 01/18/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/18/14 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 01/18/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/18/14 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/09/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/09/14 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Shadowing - Type III - 01/04/14

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/04/14 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)&...

2013 End of Year Summary - 12/14/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/14/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) ...

Los Gatos Children's Christmas Holiday Parade - 12/07/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/07/13 9:00 AM Public Service No N. Santa Cruz Ave

The 57th annual Los Gatos Children’s Christmas Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday 7th of December. Down town Los Gatos.The parade s...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 12/01/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/01/13 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

We are at capacity, but there still may be room for you.  If you would like to participate in this event, please send an e-mail to jim_clark@p...

State Wide Medical Health Exercise - Hospital Net - 11/21/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/21/13 8:00 AM County Drill No Hospital Net hospitals

Food Born Illness Scenario.  Last year, the exercise scenario was power outage and ham radio was specifically listed in the drill scrip...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/13/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/13/13 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Amateur Radio License Testing - Study & Exam Session - 11/09/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/09/13 8:00 AM Other No Morgan Hill

WHEN:    Saturday November 9, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Tech/General class 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Testing all Levels WHE...

Event Planning Table-top - 11/02/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/02/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the plans for drills, public service events, and activations.  ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/23/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/23/13 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/10/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/13 7:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control - Type II - 10/05/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/05/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to view the course description and download the course materia...

City of Los Altos & Schools Earthquake Drill - 10/01/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/01/13 9:00 AM City Drill No varies

This is the annual earthquake drill for Los Altos and the two school districts (Mountain View/Los Altos Unified High School District and the Los Al...

Milpitas EOC Drill - 09/25/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/13 10:00 AM City Drill No Milpitas Alt EOC & EOC

Drill for new city employees on EOC activation and procedures.

Message Passing - Tabletop - 09/21/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/21/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Fire Station #2

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. ...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2013 Day 2 - 09/15/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/15/13 8:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2013 Art & Wine Festival second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tac...

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival 2013 Day 1 - 09/14/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/14/13 8:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2013 Art & Wine Festival first day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. Positions available consist of tact...

Annual County CERT Exercise 2013 - 09/07/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/07/13 7:00 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field, Ca 94035

Open for Sign ups  We have been requested to provide communications assistance for the annual County wide CERT exercise that will take pla...

Net Control - Type III, Part B - 09/07/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/07/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and materials are available via the link below. Click here to see the course description and the course materials (PDF f...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 09/04/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/04/13 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 08/24/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/24/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Fire Station #2

Two topics are covered in this class: Cross-Band Repeating and Antenna Fundamentals.   Follow this link for the description and class mate...

Milpitas CERT Drill - 08/03/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/03/13 10:30 AM City Drill No Fire Station 1

Suuprt CERT (SAFE) Teams as they conduct a drill.  Communicate status reports, damage surveys and other trafic from SAFE Team to EOC.

Net Control - Type III, Part A - 08/03/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/03/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to visit the course description and download the course materi...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 07/31/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/31/13 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 07/13/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/13/13 8:00 AM Other No Redwood City

This posting is strictly for informational purposes only. Amateur Radio License Testing by BAEARS - Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/11/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/13 7:30 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

City of Palo Alto 4th of July Safety Watch - 07/04/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/13 6:00 PM Public Service No Palo Alto DOC

City of Palo Alto 4th of July Safety Watch Palo Alto Palo Alto Foothills Palo Alto Baylands Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District ...

July 4th Fireworks Event - Cupertino - 07/04/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/13 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino High School

Cupertino is again holding their July 4th Fireworks Event and is seeking Amateur Radio volunteers to help with communications.  Volunteers wil...

2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships and City Picnic - Shift 2 - 06/29/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/29/13 11:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

The 2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships will be held in the Santa Clara Central Park this year (909 Kiely Boulevard).  The sponsers have req...

2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships and City Picnic - Shift 3 - 06/29/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/29/13 3:30 PM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

The 2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships will be held in the Santa Clara Central Park this year (909 Kiely Boulevard).  The sponsers have req...

2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships and City Picnic - Shift 1 - 06/28/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/28/13 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Santa Clara Central Park

The 2013 Silicon Valley BBQ Championships will be held in the Santa Clara Central Park this year (909 Kiely Boulevard).  The sponsers have req...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 06/26/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/26/13 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Shadowing - Type III - 06/01/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/01/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)&...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 05/22/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/22/13 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Palo Ato city-wide ESV activation exercise - 05/18/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/18/13 1:00 PM City Drill No Palo Alto

18 May 2013 citywide Emergency Services Volunteer (ESV) exercise.   a. Scenario - A large storm has impacted the Peninsula.  ...

Field Operations Type III, Part B and Type II - NIGHT CLASS - 05/16/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/16/13 6:00 PM County Training Yes PA Arts Center - (see desc)

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Type III -Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to s...

Golden Guardian 2013 - City Responder - 05/15/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/13 8:30 AM County Drill No Respective City EOC

Each city ham needs to check with their respective City Emergency Coordinator as to whether their City is bringing up their City EOC in suppor...

Golden Guardian 2013 - County Staff - 05/15/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/13 8:30 AM County Drill Yes SCC EOC

More information will be posted as we learn more about our role in this exercise.

HAM Cram and Exam Session - Hollister - 05/04/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/04/13 8:00 AM Other No 3224 Southside Rd, Hollister

There is a HAM cram study session and test being held in Hollister.  If you are interested, please follwo this link to the San Benito ARES/RAC...

Packet Operations - Type II - Adv / Troubleshooting - 05/04/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/04/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts will be available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF for...

March of Dimes Walk America Communications Event 2013 - 04/27/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/13 7:30 AM Public Service No Cesar Chavez Plaza in San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes Walk America amateur radio communications event.  The event will happen on 27 April.  The event l...

23rd Sea Otter Classic 4/19-4/21 (times vary) - 04/21/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/13 9:00 AM Other No Fort Ord - Monterey County

The 23rd Sea Otter Classic will be held on April 18-21, 2013.  Help from amateur radio operators has been a vital resource for communication i...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 04/20/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/20/13 8:00 AM Other No Los Altos Hills

This posting is strictly for informational purposes only. Amateur Radio License Testing by BAEARS - Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society...

Comms Exercise - The TECH Challenge -multiple shifts ONLY - 04/20/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/20/13 7:00 AM County Drill Yes SJ TECH Museum (Parkside Hall)

THIS SIGN-UP SECTION IS FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO WORK MULTIPLE SHIFTS - SAME OR DIFFERENT DAY. The Event runs 2 Days this year. Saturday April ...

Comms Exercise - The TECH Challenge April 20 & 21st - 04/20/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/20/13 7:00 AM County Drill Yes SJ TECH Museum (Parkside Hall)

The Event runs 2 Days this year. Saturday April 20   0700 - 1800 hours Sunday   April 21    0800 - 1300 hours ...

Field Operations - Type III, Part A - NIGHT CLASS - 04/18/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/13 6:00 PM County Training Yes PA Arts Center (see desc)

Prerequisite:  None The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a course description and t...

Gilroy Fiber Cut and Phone Outage - 04/16/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/16/13 4:00 AM City Incident No CIty of Gilroy and SCC EOC

Gilroy cable cut and phone outage.  Staff and resources that supported the Gilroy EOC activation and SCC EOC activation.

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/11/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/11/13 7:30 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Packet Level 1 - Part B - 04/06/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/06/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)...

Radiofest Monterey Bay 2013 - 03/23/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/23/13 8:00 AM Other No See description above

Radiofest Monterey Bay 2013 Click here to be taken to website Sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School Amateur Radio Club Sanctioned by...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 03/20/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/20/13 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

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 yo...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 03/16/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/16/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Fire station #2

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)...

Packet Level 1 - Part A - 03/02/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/02/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format)...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 02/20/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/13 6:00 PM County Training No 777 S. Main St., Milpitas

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Field Operations Level 1-Part B and Level 2 - 02/02/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/02/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Level 1 -Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to se...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 02/02/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/02/13 9:00 AM County Training No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 01/26/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/26/13 8:00 AM Other No San Francisco

This posting is strictly for informational purposes only. Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educatio...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 01/19/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/19/13 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 01/19/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/19/13 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/10/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/10/13 7:30 PM Meeting No Santa Clara County EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Field Operations Level 1 - Part A - 01/05/13

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/05/13 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  None The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a course description and t...

End of Year Summary (NIGHT CLASS) - 12/13/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/13/12 6:00 PM County Training Yes Santa Clara County EOC

12-06-2012 UPDATE - The course handouts are posted - PQM  This class will take place. The location is the Santa Clara County EOC, lo...

End of Year Summary - 12/08/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/08/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

12-06-2012 UPDATE: The course handouts are posted. The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here t...

Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/01/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/01/12 9:00 AM Public Service No N. Santa Cruz Ave

The 56h annual Los Gatos Children’s Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday 1st of December. The parade starts at 11:00 AM. Again t...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/25/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/25/12 4:30 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

Signups are closed at this time, but we may still have room.  If you want to help out, please send an e-mail to jim_clark@pacbell.net A...

Santa Clara County Hospital Drill - 11/15/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/15/12 10:00 AM County Drill No County Hospitals

Drill scenario:  electrical power is lost after a major earthquake and hospitals are running on generator power.  Ham radio operators sup...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 11/14/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/14/12 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 2 - 11/03/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/03/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are being revised.  They will be posted when complete.  The previous Net Control in Disaster Communic...

SCC County Shelter /Earthquake Drill -City participation - 10/30/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/30/12 8:00 AM County Drill No County EOC

Santa Clara County  wide sheltering / earthquake  Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at your City Start time is morning (...

SCC County Shelter /Earthquake Drill -COUNTY participation - 10/30/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/30/12 8:30 AM County Drill Yes County EOC

Santa Clara County  wide sheltering / earthquake  Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is m...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 10/27/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/27/12 9:00 AM County Training No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 10/20/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/20/12 2:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 10/20/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/20/12 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators....

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/11/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/11/12 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/10/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/10/12 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Milpitas Lost Person Exercise - 10/06/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/12 1:00 PM City Drill No Ed Levin County Park

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1B - 10/06/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/06/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are being revised.  They will be posted when complete.  The previous Net Control in Disaster Communic...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 09/29/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/29/12 8:00 AM Other No Fremont, CA

Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society – Member W5YI VEC Study Se...

City of Palo Alto Quakeville 2012 - 09/22/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/22/12 9:00 AM Public Service No Palo Alto

City of Palo Alto Earthquake Drill Palo Alto   Palo Alto Block Preparedness Coordinators Palo Alto Neightborhood Preparedness Co...

Santa Clara Art & Wine 2012 Day 2 - 09/16/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/16/12 8:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2012 Art & Wine Festival Second day of activity. The day will be split up into 2 shifts. As of 2 Sep, positions still a...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1A - 09/08/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/08/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are being revised.  They will be posted when complete.  The previous Net Control in Disaster Communic...

Packet Level 2 - Adv / Troubleshooting (NIGHT CLASS) - 09/06/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/06/12 6:00 PM County Training Yes Fire Station 2 - City of SC

The class materials have been updated and are posted.  The course description and handouts will be available via the link below when th...

Cross-Band Repeating & Antenna Fundamentals/Safety - 08/25/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/25/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts for the Cross...

Packet Level 1 - Part B - 08/11/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/11/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The Packet Level 1 – Part B is a follow-on course to Packet Level 1 – Part A that includes both lecture and hands on packet activity.&n...

Annual CERT Training Event - 08/04/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/04/12 7:00 AM County Drill Yes San Jose State University

This year the annual CERT training is happening at San Jose State University on August 4th.  We have been asked to provide communications supp...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 07/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/28/12 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

Packet Level 1 - Part A - 07/14/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/14/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The class materials have been updated Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) Attendees should bring th...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/12/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/12 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

City of Palo Alto 4th of July Safety Watch - 07/04/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/12 6:00 PM Public Service No Palo Alto

City of Palo Alto 4th of July Safety Watch Palo Alto Palo Alto Foothills Palo Alto Baylands Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District ...

July 4th Fireworks Event - Cupertino - 07/04/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/12 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino High School

****  Note 07/02/2012  1800  The signups for this event have been closed. ***** Note Cupertino is again holding their Ju...

July 4th Parade-Morgan Hill - Shadowing - 07/04/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/12 7:30 AM Public Service Yes Morgan Hill, CA

LAST UPDATED: 07-01-2012  SIGN-UPS are now closed. This will be the practical part of the Shadowing Class taught the previous month. ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 06/27/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/27/12 6:00 PM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

FESTIVAL IN THE PARK - San Jose - 06/23/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/23/12 10:00 AM Public Service No Hellyer County Park

Hellyer County Park, Saturday, June 23 Festival operation hours:  11am to 4pm FESTIVAL IN THE PARK is a health, safety, and recreation ...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 06/02/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/12 8:00 AM Other No Redwood City, CA

Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society – Member W5YI VEC Study Se...

Shadowing - Level 1 - 06/02/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/02/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) ...

South Bay Ridge Ramble 2012: Field Comm Support - 05/19/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/19/12 6:45 AM Public Service No Santa Teresa County Park

On Saturday, May 19, the Bay Area Ridge Trail organization, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, and Santa Clara County Parks will host t...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 05/09/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/09/12 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 05/05/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/12 2:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 05/05/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/12 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County EOC

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

Ham Radio License Class & Exam - 05/05/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/12 8:00 AM Other No Wilcox HS, 3250 Monroe Sreet

Amateur Radio Technician License Class & Exam sponsored by: Wilcox High School 3250 Monroe Street Santa Clara Starts at 8:00 a.m., Te...

Half Moon Bay Dream Machines - 04/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/12 9:00 AM Public Service No HMB Airport

Hams are needed to suport the Half Moon Bay Dream Machines event.  The HMB Dream Machines is an annual event that demonstrates any and all thi...

March of Dimes Walk America Communications Event 2012 - 04/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/12 7:30 AM Other No Downtown San Jose

It is time again for the March of Dimes Walk America amateur radio communications event.  The event will happen on 28 April. The event locatio...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 04/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/12 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

Comms Exercise -The TECH Challenge - STAFF ONLY sign-ups - 04/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/12 6:30 AM County Drill Yes San Jose Tech Museum

Staff members will provide administrator or operational support for the various activities at the drill.  Depending on your background and exp...

Communications Exercise - The TECH Challenge April 21st - 04/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/12 7:00 AM County Drill Yes SJ TECH Museum (Parkside Hall)

Amateur Radio assistance is needed for The Tech Challenge which is a program sponsored by the Tech Museum.  Shadows for event officials, Rover...

Ham Radio License Class & Exam - 04/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/21/12 8:00 AM Other No See BAEARS website for details

Amateur Radio Technician License Class & Exam sponsored by Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society See their website for details at:&...

2012 Sea Otter Classic April 19-22 - 04/19/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/19/12 6:00 AM Other No Laguna Seca - Monterey, CA

We are continuing recruiting for the Sea Otter Classic which will take place in only six weeks.  We have many changes this year including a ne...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/12/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/12/12 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

ARES Support for Seirra LeMar search teams - Morgan Hill - 04/07/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/07/12 7:00 AM Public Service No Rural area - Morgan Hill

Local ARES support for the search teams looking for missing teenage Seirra Lemar.  Local Hams provided field communincations support to search...

Field Operations Level 1-Part B and Level 2 - 04/07/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/07/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Level 1 -Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to se...

MAC Level 3- Planning Table-top POSTPONED - 03/03/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/03/12 9:00 AM Other Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED This class will address the skills and planning activities necessary to create the pla...

Message Passing - NIGHT CLASS - 02/22/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/22/12 6:30 PM County Training Yes Morgan Hill Police Department

THIS IS A NIGHT CLASS  CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE.  YOU MUST BE SIGNED UP PRIOR TO TAKING THE CLASS DUE TO THE CLASSROOM S...

Field Operations Level 1 - Part A - 02/04/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/04/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  None The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the ...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 01/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/28/12 8:00 AM Other No San Francisco, CA

Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society – Member W5YI VEC Study Se...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 01/28/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/28/12 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 01/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/21/12 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 01/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/21/12 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

SPECS Annual Meeting - 01/21/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/21/12 9:00 AM Other No El Camino Hospital

The annual SPECS meeting will be held on January 21, 2012 at El Camino Hospital downstairs in one of their meeting rooms. Agenda and guest speaker ...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/12/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/12/12 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Message Passing - Tabletop - 01/07/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/07/12 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Good message passing skills are critical to effective communications. This class will start with a review of basic message passing skills and ...

Setting-up your PC/TNC for Packet Net Control Operator (PNCO) ca - 01/07/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/07/12 12:15 PM County Training No SNY Public Safety HQ

This training is directed to those members that are willing to assist as a Packet Net Control Operator (PNCO) for the weekly packet nets.  The...

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/12

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/12 8:45 AM City Drill No Downtown

The traditional New Year's Day Fun Run - 5K

Field Operations Level 1-Part B and Level 2 (mini-class) - 12/21/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/21/11 1:30 PM County Training No Morgan Hill

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Level 1 -Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to se...

End of Year Summary - 12/10/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/10/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts have been updated and are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course ...

Los Gatos Children's Holiday Parade - 12/03/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/03/11 9:00 AM Public Service No N. Santa Cruz Ave

The 55th annual Los Gatos Children’s Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday 3rd of December . The parade starts at 11:00 AM. Again this year...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/27/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/27/11 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Downtown Los Altos

We are fairly full.  We do have a few checkpoint and rover positions available but they're definitely not the prime spots.  Join us i...

City of Santa Clara EOC Drill - 11/17/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/17/11 9:00 AM City Drill No City of Santa Clara EOC

The City of Santa Clara will be conducting a city EOC drill which will require the RACES room to be staffed as part of the drill. Activation number...

Milpitas Lost Person Exercise - 11/12/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/12/11 9:00 AM City Drill No Ed Levin County Park

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 2 - 11/05/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/05/11 8:30 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 The course description and handouts are available via the link below. ...

SVECS Quarterly Breakfast - 10/29/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/29/11 9:00 AM Other No Santa Clara Senior Center

Come enjoy a hearty breakfast, a great program, and a good time with other hams from across the county.  The breakfast includes a wide va...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - CITY participation - 10/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/22/11 2:00 PM City Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the city level.  If you are participating in t...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - COUNTY participation - 10/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/22/11 1:00 PM County Drill Yes County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill.  This sign-up is for participation at the county level. Start time is 13:00 for all operators...

Combined Drill for Sunnyvale SARES and SNAP - 10/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/22/11 1:00 PM City Drill No City of Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale SARES/SNAP Drill Saturday 22 Oct, 1 to 4 PM Sunnyvale is strongly encouraging sign-ups from Sunnyvale SARES ONLY This will be the...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/13/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/13/11 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 - 10/01/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/01/11 8:30 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) ...

AMATEUR RADIO License Testing - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM Other No Redwood City, CA

When:  Saturday, September 24th, 2011 8:00am – 5:00pm Where:  Redwood City, CA Fee:  $30.00 at the Door Questio...

County-wide Communications Exercise - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Field Operator - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - MAC F2 Eval - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overal Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable ...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Net Control - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Packet - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

County-wide Communications Exercise - Staff - 09/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/24/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park, Sunnyvale

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable...

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2011 Day 2 - 09/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/18/11 8:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2011 Arts & Wine Festival Second day of activity. In addition to a booth for net control, there are a couple of other booth...

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2011 Day 1 - 09/17/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/17/11 8:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2011 Arts & Wine Festival First day of activity In addition to a booth for net control, there are a couple of other booths,...

Field Operations Level 1-Part B and Level 2 - 09/10/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/10/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Field Operations Level 1 -Part A The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to se...

Cross-Band Repeating & Antenna Fundamentals/Safety - 08/27/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/27/11 9:00 AM County Training No SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts for the Cross...

Field Operations Level 1 - Part A - 08/06/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/06/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  None The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the ...

Gilroy Garlic Festival Communincations July 29th -31st - 07/29/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/29/11 7:30 AM Other No Christmas Hill Park - Gilroy

Greetings, We are looking for Amateur Radio operators that would be interested in assisting on the Communications Committee for the Gilroy Garl...

Search and Locate practice, Visual and Radio Direction Finding - 07/23/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/23/11 8:00 AM County Drill Yes Cuesta Park in Mountain View

This event is open to any interested ham radio operator or CERT responder that would like to have some FUN in a Search and Locate exercise.  C...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/14/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/14/11 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Radio Direction Finding Basics - 07/09/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/09/11 9:00 AM County Training No SNY Public Safety HQ

This course covers basic direction finding techniques.  This information is useful for both "fox hunts" (or "T" hunts for ...

July 4th Fireworks Event - Cupertino - 07/04/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/11 4:00 PM Public Service Yes Cupertino High School

SIGNUPS FOR THIS EVENT ARE NOW CLOSED.   Contact Gerd Goette with any questions.   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++...

July 4th Parade-Morgan Hill - Evaluators/Staff ONLY - 07/04/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/11 7:30 AM Public Service Yes Morgan Hill, CA

This is the sign-in page or Mutual Aid Communicator Evaluators ONLY.  It will be used for logging their participation as Evaluators and tracki...

July 4th Parade-Morgan Hill - Shadowing/NCO Practical - 07/04/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/11 7:30 AM Public Service Yes Morgan Hill, CA

LAST UPDATE: 2011-06-21 as of 2000 hours This will be the practical part of the Shadowing Class taught the previous month.  It will put in...

Milpitas Fireworks Patrol - 07/04/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/11 7:00 PM Public Service No Fire Station 1

Amateur Radio operators will team up with Fire Aides and SAFE (CERT) Members to patrol the city for illegal fireworks and report incidents via radi...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Evaluators ONLY - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Gilroy City Govt. Center

This is the sign-in page or Mutual Aid Communicator Evaluators ONLY.  It will be used for logging their participation as Evaluators and tracki...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Field Operator Position - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Gilroy City Govt. Center

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third if time and resources are availabl...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Net Control Operator Position - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Gilroy City Govt. Center

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third if time and resources allow.. ...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Packet Operator Position - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 7:30 AM County Drill No Gilroy City Govt. Center

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third  if time and resources are av...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Staff/Assistants - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 6:30 AM County Drill Yes Gilroy City Govt. Center

This is the sign-in page or Mutual Aid Communicator STAFF/ASSISTANTS ONLY.  It will be used for logging their participation as Evaluators and ...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill (all positions) - 06/18/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/18/11 7:30 AM County Drill Yes Gilroy

This is the combined MAC drill that was held on 6/18/11 in Gilroy.

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 06/11/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/11/11 8:30 AM County Training No Mountain View (see description

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 yo...

Shadowing - Level 1 - 06/04/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/04/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) ...

Morgan Hill Amber Alert - 05/31/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/31/11 3:00 PM City Incident No Morgan Hill

Abducted child in a stolen automobile.  Morgan Hill activated it's EOC / CERT/ ARES responders to conduct search for stolen auto. &nbs...

ARES/RACES Communication Drill - City Staffing - 05/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/22/11 1:00 PM County Drill No City and County

The purpose of this drill is to allow the Cities within Santa Clara County to exercise their local communications resources at the City level, and ...

ARES/RACES Communication Drill - County Staffing - 05/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/22/11 12:00 PM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

County Radio Room Participants Sign-ups ONLY.  This sign-up page is for those who wish to operate at Moffett Field at the field deployed radio...

City of Mountain View City-Wide CERT Drill - 05/15/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/11 1:00 PM City Drill No Mountain View

The City of Mountain View City-Wide CERT Drill will take place on Sunday, 15 May, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. We will be staffing  neighborhood C...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 05/12/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/12/11 6:00 PM County Training No 1000 Villa St., Mtn View

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

ICS 400: Advanced ICS - 05/11/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/11/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes CCS: 720 Empey Way, San Jose

ICS-400:  Advanced ICS 1.5-day, Instructor-led training course courtesy of Santa Clara County EMS Agency. ...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 2 - 05/07/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/07/11 8:30 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 The course description and handouts are available via the link below. ...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 05/05/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/05/11 7:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

ICS-300: Intermediate ICS - 04/27/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/27/11 9:00 AM County Training Yes CCS: 720 Empey Way, San Jose

ICS-300:  Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents 3-day, Instructor-led training course courtesy of Santa Clara County EMS Agency. ...

City of Santa Clara 2011 Easter Egg Hunt - 04/23/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/23/11 8:30 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

The City of Santa Clara Easter Egg Hunt for 2011 will take place on Saturday, 23 April.  The time will be from 8:30am to about 11:30am at Cent...

Milpitas School Evacuation Drill - 04/06/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/06/11 11:00 AM City Drill No Randall School

Joint City / MUSD Evacuation Drill at Randall School

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 - 04/02/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/02/11 8:30 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) ...

ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents - 03/31/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/31/11 9:00 AM Other No San Francisco

ICS 300 - Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents Taught by the Center for Domestic Preparedness, an authorized FEMA/IACET provider.  FEM...

Gilroy Flood Event 2011 - 03/24/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/24/11 9:30 PM City Incident No City of Gilroy

City of Gilroy emergency activation for flooding.

Packet Level 2 - Advanced / Troubleshooting - 03/05/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/05/11 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The class materials have being updated and are posted.  The course description and handouts will be available via the link below when t...

Packet Level 1 - Part B - 02/05/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/05/11 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The Packet Level 1 – Part B is a follow-on course to Packet Level 1 – Part A that includes both lecture and hands on packet activity.&n...

Milpitas EOC Activation Drill - 01/26/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/26/11 11:00 AM City Drill No Milpitas EOC

EOC Activation Drill - City responders will have no prior notice of exercise.  Simulated 7.0 Earthquake on Hayward Fault.

SCCo / City Quarterly Drill - City Level participants - 01/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/22/11 02:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill The purpose of this drill is to allow the Cities within Santa Clara County to exercise their local ...

SCCo / City Quarterly Drill - Cnty Staff and Evaluator Sign-ups - 01/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/22/11 01:00 PM County Drill Yes See full description

SCCo / City Quarterly Drill - Cnty Staff and Evaluator Sign-ups ONLY This sign-up page is ONLY for those people working the as County Radio Roo...

SCCo / City Quarterly Drill - County Radio Room Participants - 01/22/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/22/11 9:00 AM County Drill Yes See full desription

SCCo / City Quarterly Drill County Radio Room Participants Sign-ups ONLY This sign-up page is for those who wish to operate in the county radio...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/13/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/13/11 07:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Packet Level 1 - Part A - 01/08/11

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/08/11 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The class materials have been updated Click here to see a printable flyer and the course handouts (PDF format) Attendees should bring th...

End of Year Summary - 12/11/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/11/10 9:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts have been updated and are available via the link below.... Click here to see a printable flyer and the cour...

Los Gatos Childrens's Christmas and Holidays Parade - 12/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/04/10 10:00 AM Other No See full description

THIS IS AN ARES PUBLIC SERVICE EVENT They start closing the streets at 0900 hrs so come early to get a parking place. The ARES group wil...

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/28/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/28/10 5:00 PM Public Service Yes Los Altos

This event is very full.  We are still accepting volunteers, but we may have to double-up on some positions. Annual Festival of Lights ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 11/20/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/20/10 09:00 AM County Training No Milpitas Fire Station 1

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 yo...

Radio Direction Finding Basics - 11/13/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/13/10 09:00 AM County Training No SNY Public Safety HQ

This course covers basic direction finding techniques.  This information is useful for both "fox hunts" (or "T" hunts for ...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 2 - 11/06/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/06/10 08:30 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 The course description and handouts are available via the link below. ...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - City Staffing - 10/23/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/23/10 02:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill The purpose of this drill is to allow the Cities within Santa Clara County to exercise their loc...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - County Staffing - 10/23/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/23/10 02:00 PM County Drill Yes SCCo ARES/RACES EOC Radio Room

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill  County Radio Room Staffing ONLY. This sign-up page is for those who wish to operate in the co...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 10/16/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/16/10 08:30 AM County Training No Milpitas Fire Station 1

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/14/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/14/10 07:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Net Control in Disaster Communications - Level 1 - 10/09/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/09/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This course will cover the following areas (but not limited to) topics: Role of the Net Control Operator How to explain the Mike-Mike...

Mutual AId Communicator Drill - all positions - 09/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/10 9:00 AM County Drill Yes xx

For specific signups, look at past events and find each category.

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Evaluators ONLY - 09/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/10 7:30 AM Other No Morgan Hill

This sign-in page is for Mutual Aid Communicator Evaluators ONLY.  It will be used for logging their participation as Evaluators and tracking ...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Field Operator Position - 09/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/10 7:30 AM Other Yes Morgan Hill

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third if time and resources are availabl...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Net Control Operator Position - 09/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/10 7:30 AM Other No Morgan Hill

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third if time and resources allow.. ...

Mutual Aid Communicator Drill - Packet Operator Position - 09/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/25/10 7:30 AM Other No Morgan Hill

This is a Mutual Aid Communicator exercise.  Participants will be allowed to perform two tasks, and a third  if time and resources are av...

Santa Clara Art & Wine 2010 Day 2 Shift 1 - 09/19/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/10 09:00 AM Other No 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara

The Santa Clara ARES/RACES organization will be providing health, welfare and safety reports / observations for this public service event. This eve...

Santa Clara Art & Wine 2010 Day 2 Shift 2 - 09/19/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/10 01:00 PM Other No 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara

The City of Santa Clara ARES/RACES organization will be providing health, welfare and safety reports / observations for this public service event. ...

Santa Clara Art & Wine 2010 Day 1 Shift 1 - 09/18/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/18/10 08:00 AM Other No 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara

The Santa Clara ARES/RACES organization will be providing health, welfare and safety reports / observations for this public service event. This eve...

Santa Clara Art & Wine 2010 Day 1 Shift 2 - 09/18/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/18/10 01:00 PM Other No 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara

The Santa Clara ARES/RACES organization will be providing health, welfare and safety reports / observations for this public service event. This eve...

Santa Clara Art & Wine, any shift - 09/18/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/18/10 9:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara

All participants.  For detailed shift info, list all past events and look at individual entries

Field Operations - Level 1, Part B and Level 2 - 09/11/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/11/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Field Operations Level 1 Part A & B and Level 2 are the underpinning for most all the other MAC qualifications. In Field Operations Level ...

Ridge Trail Cruz 2010: Field Comm Support - 09/11/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/11/10 07:30 AM Public Service No Skyline Blvd x PageMill, Hwy 9

On Saturday, September 11, the Bay Area Ridge Trail organization and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will host the 5th Annual Rid...

Go Kit Show & Tell / County MAC Go-Kit Checkoff - 08/25/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/25/10 07:30 PM Meeting No Santa Clara Fire Station 2

This meeting is open to all members of all cities and county ARES/RACES groups, especially those that are participating or planning to participate ...

Cross-Band Repeating - 08/21/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/21/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Be sure to print out the handouts in the format you like best, and bring ...

Field Operations - Level 1, Part A - 08/07/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/07/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Field Operations Parts 1 & 2 are the underpinning for most all the other MAC qualifications. In Field Operations part 1 you will learn and...

ARES/RACES Communications Drill - 07/17/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/17/10 02:00 PM County Drill No County and City

THIS DRILL HAS BEEN CANCELED as of 6-24-2010 Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill

LIVESTRONG: RestStop: 70cm - 07/11/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/10 06:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara County

This event is a SCCo RACES Mutual Aid Request for MACs / MACs-in-Training This signup is for ten (10) Hams with 25W (or higher) mobile VHF/UHF ...

LIVESTRONG: SAG: 25W 70cm + MM - 07/11/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/10 06:00 AM Public Service Yes Santa Clara County

This event is a SCCo RACES Mutual Aid Request for MACs / MACs-in-Training This signup is for five (5) Hams with 25W mobile VHF/UHF radios, ciga...

City of Santa Clara 4th of July Fireworks - 07/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/10 05:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

The city's annual 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza takes place at Santa Clara's Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard and will use twelve to ...

Cupertino July 4th Fireworks Event - 07/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/10 04:00 PM City Drill Yes Cupertino High School

Cupertino’s July 4th Fireworks Event is seeking Amateur Radio volunteers to help with communications.  Volunteers will act as eyes-and-e...

July 4th Parade-Morgan Hill - Shadowing/NCO practical part - 07/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/10 8:30 AM Public Service Yes Morgan Hill, CA

This event is closed to any further sign-ups - Pat Moore 7-2-2010 LAST UPDATED: 7-2-2010  as of 2358 HOURS This will be the prac...

Milpitas Fireworks Patrol - 07/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/10 07:00 PM Public Service No Fire Station 1

Amateur Radio operators will team up with Fire Aides and SAFE (CERT) Members to patrol the city for illegal fireworks and report incidents via radi...

Palo Alto Firewatch 2010 - 07/04/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/10 05:30 PM Public Service No Palo Alto area, SCCo foothills

The Palo Alto Fire Department Office of Emergency Services (PAFD/OES) is activating RACES to provide a Fourth of July Fire Watch. RACES radio opera...

MAC Evaluator Training Course - 07/03/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/03/10 01:00 PM County Training Yes Campbell

This course is for new MAC Evaluators as well as existing MAC Evaluators needing a refresher.  The course covers how to conduct MAC evaluation...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 07/01/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/01/10 07:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Annual County CERT Exercise - 06/26/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/26/10 06:30 AM County Drill Yes SCC BOYS RANCH - MORGAN HILL

INFORMATION AS OF 6-25-2010 Activities will be Net Control, Shadowing, and Field Operations. Check-in time for morning shadows and field re...

City of Santa Clara Technical Meeting - 06/23/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/23/10 07:00 PM Meeting No Santa Clara Fire Station 2

Preliminary schedule for this meeting: follow up to the efforts to put together a pager notification system presentation of how IP ph...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communincations - 06/19/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/19/10 09:00 AM County Training No Fire Station 4, 229 N. Whisman

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 yo...

Packet Level 1 - Part B - 06/12/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/12/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale Dept. Public Safety

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Be sure to print out the handouts in the format you like best, and bring ...

Shadowing - Level 1 - 06/05/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/05/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Be sure to print out the handouts in the format you like best, and bring ...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 05/15/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/15/10 08:00 AM County Training No Baptist Church - Los Altos

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Packet Level 1 - Part A - 05/01/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/01/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

The course description and handouts are available via the link below. Be sure to print out the handouts in the format you like best, and bring ...

City of Santa Clara Technical Meeting - 04/28/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/28/10 07:30 PM Meeting No Santa Clara Fire Station 2

 This is mostly to test some of the event mgmt interface but anyway the City of Santa Clara has a technical meeting on the fourth Wednesday on...

Quarterly Drill - 04/17/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/17/10 02:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill. Please specify if you will be participating at your city level, or at the county level. Also, check ou...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 04/08/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/08/10 07:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Milpitas City/School Evacuation Drill - 04/07/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/07/10 11:20 AM City Drill No Burnett School

Joint City of Milpitas/Milpitas Unified School District evacuation drill of elementary school after simulated earthqake.

Amateur Radio License Testing - 04/03/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/03/10 08:00 AM Other No Morgan Hill, CA

Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society – Member W5YI VEC Study Se...

City of Santa Clara Easter Egg Hunt - 04/03/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/03/10 08:30 AM Public Service No 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara

This is the annual Easter Egg that the city puts on at Central Park and we are again asked to participate.Hoping to have a larger involvement this ...

Net Control Level 2 - 04/03/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/03/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Prerequisite:  Net Control Level 1 This course will cover the following areas (but not limited to) topics: Role of the Advanced Ne...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communincations - 03/20/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/20/10 08:00 AM County Training No 16200 Vineyard Blvd. Morgan Hi

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 yo...

SCCo ARES/RACES Mutual Aid Communicator Exercise - 03/13/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/13/10 06:30 AM County Drill Yes Lakewood Park - SNY

To ALL Mutual Aid Communicators (MACs) and MACs-in-Training The Advanced Communications Drill on March 13th is your opportunity to gain valu...

Net Control Level 1 - 03/06/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/06/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

This course will cover the following areas (but not limited to) topics: Role of the Net Control Operator How to explain the Mike-Mike...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - 02/20/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/20/10 08:00 AM County Training No See detailed description

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that yo...

Palo Alto Power Outage 2/17/2010 - 02/17/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/17/10 09:00 AM City Incident No Palo Alto

Palo Alto  city-wide power outage  on Wednesday, 2/17/2010 from ~8:00 am to ~6:30 pm caused by a light plane sriking PG&E high v...

Field Operations part 2of 2 - 02/06/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/06/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL Field Operations Parts 1 & 2 are the underpinning for most all the other MAC qualifications. In Field Operati...

Quarterly Drill - 01/23/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/23/10 01:00 PM County Drill No County and City

Santa Clara County and City Quarterly Drill - Emphasis on Testing New County Packet System and on City field deployment in severe weather

Field Operations - part 1 of 2 - 01/16/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/16/10 09:00 AM County Training Yes SNY Public Safety HQ

Field Operations Parts 1 & 2 are the underpinning for most all the other MAC qualifications. In Field Ops part 1 you will learn and be abl...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 01/14/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/14/10 07:30 PM Meeting No SCCo EOC

Quarterly EC Council Meeting. Attended by City ECs / AECs / or their delegates. Review of upcoming drills or exercises, and any other relevant topi...

Amateur Radio License Testing - 01/09/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/09/10 08:00 AM Other No San Francisco, CA

Amateur Radio License Testing This session is produced by the Bay Area Educational Amateur Radio Society – Member W5YI VECStudy Session, Follo...

Los Altos Fun Run - 01/01/10

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/01/10 08:30 AM City Drill No Los Altos

The Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - 12/19/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
12/19/09 08:00 AM County Training No 16200 Vineyard Blvd. Morgan Hi

This class is full and overflowing! No more sign-ups, please! Can you describe all of the major nets used within Santa Clara County? Do you know whi...

Los Altos Festival of Lights - 11/29/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/29/09 05:00 PM Public Service Yes Los Altos

We're full! Thanks for the support! Annual Festival of lights Parade in Los Altos. HT capable of 5 watts required and headset highly encouraged...

Intro to Emergency Comms - 11/21/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/21/09 08:30 AM County Training No Cupertino Community Hall

Congratulations! You just got your Ham Radio license and are anxious to get started... but how? There were plenty of new terms and concepts that you...

City Drill - 11/12/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/12/09 08:00 AM City Drill No City of Santa Clara EOC

The City of Santa Clara will be conducting a drill which will require the RACES room to be staffed as part of the drill. Activation number SNC-09-0...

Year End Summary - 11/07/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
11/07/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 700 All America Way; SNY

We will cover items that have been changed, recently added, newly released, or not previously discussed, at the County level. These includes things...

Milpitas Pumpkin Patrol - 10/31/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/31/09 05:30 PM Public Service No MIlpitas EOC

Patrol city looking for things that need reported to PD.

Cupertino City Wide Activation - 10/17/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/17/09 01:00 PM County Drill Yes Cupertino City Hall

Overview: City wide drill to test the Cupertino OES CERT, Medical Reserve Corps and Amateur radio components. City ARKS will be opened and staffed ...

Quarterly Drill - 10/17/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/17/09 01:00 PM County Drill No County - Each City

County and City Drill County Positions: We need 4 net controls and 2 packet operators. If you sign up for a county position, we are counting on you ...

Gilroy Flood Event October 2009 - 10/13/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/13/09 5:30 PM City Incident No City of Gilroy proper

This event covers the City of Gilroy emergency activation in response to a severe weather event that occurred as a result of a remnant of a pacific...

Fundamentals of Emergency Comm - 10/03/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
10/03/09 08:30 AM County Training No 1000 Villa, Mountain View

This class is full and overflowing! No more sign-ups, please! Can you describe all of the major nets used within Santa Clara County? Do you know which...

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2009 Day 2 - 09/20/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/20/09 08:00 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2009 Arts & Wine Festival Second day of activity In addition to a booth for net control, there are three other booths that are s...

MAC DRILL - 09/19/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/09 08:00 AM County Drill Yes Los Gatos

Day long Drill- MAC Exercise This event will take place in the West Valley and will occur with a West Vally Cert Drill being set up. This drill wil...

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2009 Day 1 - 09/19/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/19/09 08:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2009 Arts & Wine Festival First day of activity In addition to a booth for net control, there are three other booths that are st...

Shadowing S1 - 09/12/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
09/12/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 700 All America Way, Sunnyvale

Learn about shadowing and why it is important. This class will give you the basics about shadowing and how to do it correctly. This is the first cl...

Intro to Emergency Comms - 08/29/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/29/09 08:00 AM County Training No 1st Baptist Church, Los Altos

This class is for you if you have recently received your license and you are not sure what to do next. Click here to see a flier for the class. To sig...

Santa Clara City August Drill - 08/16/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/16/09 01:00 PM City Drill No Santa Clara City EOC

The drill is planned for this coming Sunday, from 1300 hrs to 1600 hrs (will probably finish early) and is the beginning of a new series of city drill...

Windshield Survey - 08/01/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
08/01/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 55 WYounger, SJ Sheriff's Of

Obtain and report Damage during the first fews hours of an event. Learn our rolls, How to write clear and accurate assessments, evaluate structural...

Quarterly Drill - 07/18/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/18/09 02:00 PM County Drill No County & each City

County - City Drill ...

LIVESTRONG: Motorcycle Support - 07/12/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/09 06:00 AM City Drill Yes Santa Clara County

We need 10 - 15 Motorcycles with 70cm Voice Radios (25W preferred) and 2Meter APRS (if possible). Preference will be given to those with 2M APRS an...

LIVESTRONG: RestStop: 70cm - 07/12/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/09 06:00 AM City Drill Yes Santa Clara County

This signup is for those with VHF/UHF radios and antennas to staff the Rest (Power) Stops. A mixture of High Power (25W) and HandHeld operators are...

LIVESTRONG: SAG: 20W 70cm + MM - 07/12/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/12/09 06:00 AM City Drill Yes Santa Clara County

Details are on the web site: http://www.livestrongchallenge.org This signup is for those with 20W mobile VHF/UHF radios w/Power Pole Connectors, an...

Cross Band Repeating - 07/11/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/11/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 50 Younger Sheriff Bldg

Learn the How and why of Cross Band repeating. If you have a radio capable of Cross band you may bring it and practice. At least bring the manual. ...

Cupertino 4th of July - 07/04/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/09 04:30 PM Public Service No Cupertino High School

Now fully Staffed - Thank you Those who are responding remember to check on Resource NET before you leave home.

Milpitas July 4th Fire Works Patrol - 07/04/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/09 07:00 PM Public Service No Briefing at Fire Station 1

Patrol for illegal fire works and report to PD for enforcement.

Palo Alto Firewatch 2009 - 07/04/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/09 05:30 PM Public Service No PA Foothills, Baylands

Provide regional eyes/ears support for PA Fire, PA Parks, Mid-peninsula Open Space and PA Police during the evening of July 4th. Provide advance aler...

Santa Clara City 4th of July - 07/04/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
07/04/09 05:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

Thirteen RACES communicators with or without Field Responder Experience. All responders to come equipped with hand-held radio capable of at least 2-Wa...

Packet Advanced - Hands-On - 06/06/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
06/06/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 55 Younger, SJ Sheriffs Office

Bring your packet station and join others in getting some true hands-on experience. This class is mostly lab-time with a minimum amount of lecture....

Annual County CERT Exercise - 05/30/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/30/09 0730 AM County Drill Yes Moffett Field

Activities will be shadowing and other communications monitoring. Report time is 7:30 a.m. Finish approximately 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. T...

Challenge Bike Ride - 05/03/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/03/09 08:00 AM Public Service No MTV, LOS, LAH, SNY

Community bike ride through Los Altos, Sunnyvale, Mountain View and Los Altos Hills. Hams are needed for the following positions: Bicycle Mobile (6-10...

Packet for Beginners, Part 1 - 05/02/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
05/02/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 55 W Younger, Sheriff's Offic

Learn about Packet and why it is important in sending lots of detailed information

March of Dimes Walk-a-Thon - 04/25/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/25/09 07:30 AM Public Service No Vasona Park, Los Gatos

See the flier on the SPECS website for details. Do not sign up on this site - this is for info only...

Palo Alto RACES/PAN/PANDA Dril - 04/18/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/09 02:00 PM City Drill No Palo Alto

Palo Alto RACES/PAN/PANDA Joint Exercise

Quarterly Drill - 04/18/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/18/09 02:00 PM County Drill No County & Each City

County - City QTR Drill

Santa Clara Easter Egg Hunt - 04/11/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/11/09 08:30 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara Easter Egg Hunt Central Park, Santa Clara 11 April, 0830-1200 Available positions: 1information booth and 4 rovers Only hand...

Phone Outage - 04/09/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/09/09 02:00 PM County Incident Yes South Santa Clara County

Phone outage in South Santa Clara County. County activation number XSC-09-02.

Forms - 04/04/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
04/04/09 09:00 AM County Training No 55 W Younger, Sheriffs Office

Learn what all the forms we will see, may use in an incident and how to use them.

MAC DRILL - 03/14/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
03/14/09 07:00 AM County Drill Yes Drill City TBD

8 Hour Drill to test our skills during an emergency. Date change Due to Radio Fest on the 7th. This Drill will provide the Staff with practice work...

Follow-up class for new hams - 02/21/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/21/09 09:00 AM County Training No 1st Baptist Church, Los Altos

Just got your license and asking "now what do I do?" This 3-hour class is for you. Click here for a registration form and more information form (regis...

Ham Radio License Class & Exam - 02/21/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/21/09 08:00 AM Other No 2731 N. First Street, San Jose

Amateur Radio Technician License Class & Exam. Will be held at the Silicon Valley American Red Cross. Registration form at: http://k6sa.net/media/20...

Field Operations - 02/07/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
02/07/09 09:00 PM County Training Yes 50 Younger, SJ Sheriffs Office

Learn about - Safety & Welfare - Go-Kits - Professional Attitude - Check in - Demob

Ham Radio License Class & Exam - 01/24/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/24/09 08:00 AM Other No See the flier for info

Amateur Radio Technician License Class & Exam. For more information see the flier at http://specsnet.org/08HamCram1.pdf...

Palo Alto ARES/RACES Q1 Drill - 01/24/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit? Location:
01/24/09 01:00 PM City Drill No Palo Alto

Palo Alto ARES/RACES Quarter 1 Drill

Quarterly Drill - 01/24/09

Date: Start: Type:  Credential Credit?