2023 Year-End Summary
Santa Clara County ARES®/RACES
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2023 Year-End Summary
Updates and Key Concepts of Core Classes and Procedures

Course Description and Materials


Overview: This class will cover core course materials and operating procedures that have been updated, newly released, or not previously discussed, in the previous 12 months and provide a preview of things to come.
Intended Audience: Any new or experienced hams that participate in ARES/RACES.

Valid Technician class or higher Amateur Radio license. Non-licensed individuals with a valid DSW registration are also invited.

Length: Up to 3 hours
Students should have:
  • Copy of course materials (see below)
  • Pen/pencil and pad of paper
  • Clipboard or other writing surface (no tables, chairs only for this class)
Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the changes to training classes and operations procedures that occurred during 2023
  • Better understand key concepts that are reinforced
  • Be aware of additional changes that are coming soon

Note: this course is NOT a substitute for and does not replace the need to attend the core courses.

Topics Covered:

The course agenda includes:

  • Credentialing
  • Hospital Update
  • Update Your Contact Information
  • Packet Update
  • Weekly Packet Practice
  • 2023 Forms Review
  • RF Safety Evaluation
  • 2023/2024 Training
  • Q and A
Scheduling Info: http://www.scc-ares-races.org/activities
Course Materials:

Classroom Presentation (Revised: 02-Dec-2023):


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This page was last updated on 03-December-2023