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Net Control - Type III, Part B - 08/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

Special Interest Group (SIG) eMailing List Signup - 09/15/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

Cross-Band Repeating / Antenna Fundamentals - 09/17/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY - 09/24/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

Net Control - Type II - 10/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

Introduction to Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 10/11/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 10/13/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/13/16 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...

County wide CERT Exercise - RACES EVENT STAFF - 10/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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 CERT Exercise - RACES PARTICIPANTS - 10/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

Event Planning Table Top - 11/05/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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.  ...

Fundamentals of Emergency Communications - NIGHT CLASS - 11/08/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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...

2016 End of Year Summary - 12/03/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

Alcatraz San Francisco Triathalon - 08/21/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 08/11/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
07/30/16 10:00 AM City Training No Mountain View Fire Dept.

Gilroy Garlic Festival - 07/29/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
06/05/16 9:00 AM Public Service No westernwheelersbicycleclub

Sequoia Century Bike Ride

Fages II Boy Scout Hike - 06/04/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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. ...

Hazmat Recogniztion Class for CERT's - 06/01/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

Los Altos Pet Parade - 05/14/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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. ...

EC Council Meeting Reminder - 05/12/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

Shadowing - Type III - 05/07/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour - 04/30/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
04/29/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Henry Coe State Park

Silver Dragon Exercise - 04/14/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
03/20/16 9:00 AM Public Service No Oakland, California

SPECS Sponsored Electronic Flea Market - 03/12/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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...

Packet Operations Type III, Part A - 02/20/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
02/07/16 9:00 AM County Drill No Valley Medical Center

Psychological First Aid - 01/27/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/27/16 6:00 PM County Training No Cupertino

Field Operations Type III/II - 01/09/16

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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. ...

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run - 06/27/15

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
06/27/15 9:00 AM Public Service No Squaw Valley to Auburn Calif

Western States Endurance 100 mile Run 6/27/15

MAC Equipment Evaluation - 06/20/15

Date: Start: Type:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC 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:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/24/09 01:00 PM County Drill No County & City

County - City Quarterly Drill

Net Control Principles in DC - 01/10/09

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/10/09 09:00 AM County Training Yes 50 Younger, SJ Sheirffs Office

Learn the ins and outs of NET CONTROL under fire during an emergency. * Principles of Disaster Communications * Net Control Basics * Offical Messag...

New Year's Day Fun Run - 01/01/09

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/01/09 08:30 AM City Drill No Los Altos

Los Altos New Year's Day Fun Run

Festival of Lights Parade - 11/30/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
11/30/08 05:00 PM Public Service Yes Safeway Parking lot, Los Altos

The annual Los Altos Festival of Lights parade will be held downtown as usual this year. More info will be provided to those who sign up. Questions...

Understanding Go-Kit Forms - 11/01/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
11/01/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes 50 Younger, SJ Sheriffs Office

Understanding the Forms in our Go-Kits and understand why they are important and how to fill them out properly. To sign up for this event, please c...

MAC Drill - 10/21/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/21/08 09:00 AM County Drill Yes x

Mac drill

JDRF Walk, Sunnyvale Baylands - 10/19/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/19/08 09:30 AM Public Service No Sunnyvale Baylands Park

Radio operators are needed for the JDRF walk. Blackberry REACT is coordinating the event. Talk-in frequency is 146.535, Mountain View Simplex. Cont...

Quarterly Drill - 10/18/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/18/08 02:00 PM County Drill No Your EOC

Quarterly Drill. More information coming...

MAC Comms Support - 10/04/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/04/08 09:00 AM County Training No x

MAC Comms Support

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2008 2 - 09/14/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
09/14/08 07:00 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2008 Arts & Wine Festival Second day of activity In addition to a booth for net control, there are two other booth that are...

Santa Clara Arts & Wine 2008 1 - 09/13/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
09/13/08 07:00 AM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

City of Santa Clara 2008 Arts & Wine Festival First day of activity In addition to a booth for net control, there are two other booth that are ...

MAC Drill - 09/06/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
09/06/08 09:00 AM County Drill Yes x

MAC Drill

Field Operations - 08/02/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
08/02/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes x

Field Operations

Shadowing - 07/12/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
07/12/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes x

Shadowing

Santa Clara July 4th 2008 - 07/04/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
07/04/08 05:00 PM Public Service No Santa Clara Central Park

Radio communications support for the City of Santa Clara's 4th of July fireworks show in Central Park. Activation code: SNC-08-00-T

Packet Hands-On - 06/07/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
06/07/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes x

Packet

Forms - 04/05/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
04/05/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes X

Forms

Net Control Operations - 03/01/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
03/01/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes county

net Control Operations

Sunnyvale Packet Class - 02/09/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
02/09/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes Sunnyvale

Hands-On Training at Sunnyvale

Packet Training - 02/02/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
02/02/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes 8

Packet Training

Damage Assessment - 01/05/08

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/05/08 09:00 AM County Training Yes county

Damage Assessment

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade - 11/25/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
11/25/07 05:00 PM Public Service No Los Altos

The Parade

Introduction to Packet Radio - 11/10/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
11/10/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Packet

Quarterly Drill - 10/21/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/21/07 09:00 AM County Drill No x

Quarterly drill

ICS/SEMS Training - 10/06/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
10/06/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

ICS/SEMS

MAC Exercise - 09/08/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
09/08/07 09:00 AM County Drill No x

Mac exercise

Field Operations - 08/04/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
08/04/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Field Operations

Quarterly Drill - 07/21/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
07/21/07 09:00 AM County Drill No x

Quarterly drill

Radio Programming - 07/07/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
07/07/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Radio Programming

Forms - 06/02/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
06/02/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Forms

Damage Assessment - 05/05/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
05/05/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Damage Assessment

MAC Exercise - 04/21/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
04/21/07 09:00 AM County Drill No x

MAC Exercise

Shadowing - 03/10/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
03/10/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

Shadowing

ICS 100/200 Training - 02/10/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
02/10/07 09:00 AM County Training No x

ICS 100/200

Quarterly Drill - 01/20/07

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
01/20/07 09:00 AM County Drill No x

quarterly drill

MAC Exercise - 09/19/06

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
09/19/06 08:00 AM County Drill No West County Area

MAC Exercise This event will take place in the West Valley and will occur with a West Vally Cert Drill and a Red Cross Shelter being set up. This dr...

EVC Drill - 08/22/06

Date: Start: Type:  MAC Credit? Location:
08/22/06 9:30 AM County Training No Campbell, CA

Establish communications between EVCs and the EOC for the drill Activation # XSC-06-06T