Santa Clara County ARES®/RACES

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Santa Clara County ARES®/RACES has been given permission to use the county's AlertSCC sytem to notify hams of situations that may require a county-level RACES activation. The levels of notification are defined on the ARES/RACES activation level definitions page.

Who can participate

Any ham who has signed DSW paperwork on file with Santa Clara County ARES®/RACES can sign up for this service. MACs and MACs In Training are strongly encouraged to sign up for this service.

How to sign up
  1. Go to the events page and sign in.
  2. Click on "My Profile."
  3. Update your profile.
  4. Save your changes.

Many questions are answered on the AlertSCC FAQ page.

One Last Note

The AlertSCC is replacing the older SMS text messaging system that the ARES®/RACES group has been using. If you provided SMS contact information for that old system, it will not be carried forward to the new AlertSCC system - you must re-input your contact information.


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This page was last updated 23-July-2010