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CUP-16-27T, AARL Field Day

25 Jun 2016. ... also known as the CARES Emergency Field Communications Drill, this is an annual event for CARES to practice getting on the air under adverse conditions. We will set up in front of City Hall and the Library. Various modes will be put to use including HF, VHF, packet, ATV, and Mesh Networking.
After Action Report |

CUP-16-16T, Cupertino's Big Bunny Fun Run!

22 Mar 2016. 26-March. The Cupertino Recreation and Community Services hosts its 11th annual 5K run/walk, a shorter 3K walk, and a Children's Run, all in the neighborhood surrounding the Cupertino Civic Center.
Exercise Plan |

CUP-15-24T, Sheriff's Heroes Run

7 Nov 2015. Public Service Event supporting the SCC Valley Medical Center Pediatrics
After Action Report |

CUP-15-21T, Field Day

27 Jun 2015. ... also known as the CARES Emergency Field Communications Drill, this is an annual event for CARES to practice getting on the air under adverse conditions. As in past years, we will set up in front of City Hall and the Library. Various modes will be put to use including HF, VHF, packet, ATV, and Wi-Fi to name a few.
Orientation |

CUP-15-16T, Cupertino's Big Bunny Fun Run!

4 Apr 2015. Cupertino Recreation and Community Services hosted its 10th annual 5K run/walk, a shorter 3K walk, and a Children's Run, all in the neighborhood surrounding the Cupertino Civic Center.
After Action Report |

CUP-14-24T, Sheriff's Heroes Run

8 Nov 2014. The SO and VMC sponsor an annual Sheriff's Heroes 5K run/walk fund raiser for the Pediatrics Unit of VMS. This was the first year the venue was held in Cupertino.
Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

CUP-14-17T, 4th of July Fireworks

14 Jul 2014. The City of Cupertino requested communications, logistics, and first aid support from Cupertino Citizen Corps during the 2014 Cupertino Fourth of July Fireworks event. To staff the event, Cupertino OES activated the Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES), the Cupertino Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the Cupertino Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).
After Action Report |

CUP-14-18T, Field Day!

28 Jun 2014. Field Day is an annual event sponsored by the ARRL as an opportunity for education and practice in emergency radio operations, and public relations. CARES participated this year by setting up and operating personally-owned radio equipment and the CARES Comm Van as well as an information table and a station where members of the public could talk on a ham radio.
After Action Report |

CUP-13-11T, 4th of July Fireworks

4 Jul 2013. CARES,CERT, and MRC supports the City sponsored annual Forth of July Fireworks Event.


CUP-13-14T, Field Day!

22 Jun 2013. There's nothing more fun than setting up radios in the field with nothing more than the equipment you can pack in your trunk. Throw in coffee and doughnuts, and you have a perfect Field Day! Check out the story here...
Field Day Story |

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Upcoming Activities


28 Sep 2019, SCC RACES Quarterly Exercise
Details tbd. Edith Morley Park, Campbell, 8:00am to 2:00pm   

3 Oct 2019, General Meeting
Supporting Cupertino DPW with a roads assessment. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

2 Nov 2019, Sheriff's Heroes Fun Run
Public service event and fund raiser that directly benefits children’s health services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. City Hall, 8:00am to 12:00pm   More Details...

7 Nov 2019, General Meeting
'First Look' Exercise review and prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

16 Nov 2019, Field Deployment Exercise
First Look (DPW) Exercise. 7:30am to 1:00pm   

5 Dec 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center