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CUP-20-31T, IDR Plan, Test #1

13 Aug 2020. This is the first test of the Citizen Corps Infectious Disease Response Plan, to be held in conjunction with the SCCo RACES Quarterly Exercise.
Exercise Plan |

CUP-20-00T, 2020 ARRL Field Day

27 Jun 2020. Annual ARRL Field Day Event. CARES uses this as our Emergency Field Communications Exercise. Covid19 rules apply.
Field Day Intro | N1MM Logger | Field Day with Packet |

CUP-20-39T, Pandemic + Power and Comm Outage (Planned)

16 May 2020. Communications functional exercise based on a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event that occurs during a pandemic (COVID-19).
Packet Review | Alt911 Update | ALT911 Message Form | Drill Prep | Voice Injects | Packet Injects | Exercise Plan, Rev2.4 | After Action Report |

CUP-19-29T, Heroes Run 2019

2 Nov 2019. This is a 5K run/walk sponsored by the Valley Medical Center Foundation, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, and Santa Clara County Fire. CCC uses this event to practice tracking the a large number of people moving on foot from one place to another.
After Action Report |

CUP-19-200, Oct26 PSPS

26 Oct 2019. City activation due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutdown and subsequent power outage that impacted 250 Cupertino residents.
IAP* | After Action Report | AAR Exec Summary* |

CUP-19-100, Oct08 PSPS

8 Oct 2019. City activation due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutdown and subsequent power outage that impacted 3300 Cupertino residents.
IAP Day 1* | IAP Day 2* | IAP Day 3* | After Action Report | Retrospective |

CUP-19-27T, Cupertino 4th of July Event Support

4 Jul 2019. CARES provides volunteer coordination and communications during the City's 4th of July Fireworks event.
After Action Report |

CUP-19-32T, 2019 ARRL Field Day

22 Jun 2019. CARES Emergency Field Communications Exercise (a.k.a. Field Day) shared with the Cupertino OES Preparedness Fair.


CUP-18-34T, 2018 Earthquake Comm Exercise

15 Dec 2018. Citizen Corps Exercise: open ARKS to Activation Level 2; staff 2 Op Periods, Alt911 Message passing to County Comm.
Forms Overview | ARK Overview | Intro to Alt911 | 911 Message Form | Drill Prep | Exercise Plan | Injects | Incident Action Plan | After Action Report | AAR Review | AAR Review for Disaster Council |

CUP-18-29T, Heroes Run 2018

3 Nov 2018. This is a 5K run/walk sponsored by the Valley Medical Center Foundation and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. CCC uses this event to practice tracking the a large number of people moving on foot from one place to another.
Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

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Upcoming Activities


1 Dec 2022, General Meeting
Topic: Exercise Review (?), Year in Review, 7:30pm, Zoom   

7 Dec 2022, New Member Orientation
A short introduction to CARES. 7pm-8pm, Location TBD   

5 Jan 2023, Drill Prep
Topic: Prep for the January Alt911 Field deployment, 7:30pm, Zoom   

21 Jan 2023, ALT911 Exercise
Field deployment with packet and voice message passing, 8:30am to 12:00pm