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E-mail Domains & Locations

Santa Clara County ARES/RACES operates servers for five e-mail domains. Each domain is co-located with one of the five packet BBSs.

E-mail Domain Location Co-located Packet BBS San Jose (Santa Clara Co office bldg) W1XSC Crystal Peak (South County) W2XSC Palo Alto W3XSC Frazier Peak (above Milpitas) W4XSC varies (drills, events, incidents) W5XSC


E-mail Server Names

Standard Internet e-mail uses two different servers, one for retrieving incoming messages and one for sending outgoing messages. Each of the e-mail domains has a POP3 server for retrieving mail and an SMTP server for sending mail.

E-mail Domain Incoming Server Outgoing Server


Domain Assignments

Connect/Login Instructions:


# Agency Prefix Primary Domain Secondary Domain
Santa Clara County Cities and Agencies
1 American Red Cross ARC
2 CAL FIRE VIPs - Santa Clara Unit SCU
3 Campbell, City of CBL
4 Cupertino, City of CUP
5 Gilroy, City of GIL
6 Hospitals (all SCCo) & DEOC HOS
7 Loma Prieta Region LMP
8 Los Altos, City of LOS
9 Los Altos Hills, Town of LAH
10 Los Gatos, Town of LGT
11 Milpitas, City of MLP
12 Monte Sereno, City of MSO
13 Morgan Hill, City of MRG
14 Mountain View, City of MTV
15 NASA/Ames NAM
16 Palo Alto, City of PAF
17 San Jose, City of SJC
18 San Jose Water Co SJW
19 Santa Clara, City of SNC
20 Santa Clara County XSC
21 Santa Clara Valley Water District VWD
22 Saratoga, City of SAR
23 Stanford University STU
24 Sunnyvale, City of SNY
Other (Non-Santa Clara County) Agencies  [See Note 1 Below]
25 CalEMA - Coastal Region COS  
26 Alameda County XAL  
27 Contra Costa County XCC  
28 Marin County XMR  
29 Monterey County XMY  
30 San Benito County XBE  
31 San Francisco County XSF  
32 San Mateo County XSM  
33 Santa Cruz County XCZ  
Other Special Tactical Prefixes
  SCCo E-mail Net Check-ins EML


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