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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-14-14T, Wildland Fire Exercise

17 May 2014. This will be a communications functional exercise based on a wild land fire event that is threatening the City.
Drought Overview | Drill Prep | Exercise Plan | Injects | After Action Report |

CUP-14-10T, PSA Exercise

18 Jan 2014. Annual Preliminary Assessment Drill. Listen to the audio of a PSA submittal here...
Overview | PSA Report Audio |

CUP-13-16T, City-wide Citizen Corps Drill

13 Oct 2013. The purpose of this exercise is to understand the City's ability to deploy CCC volunteer resources to support an extended field deployment.
Overview | Exercise PLan | After Action Report | Corrective Action Plan | Cupertino Scene, pg 3 |

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 |

CUP-13-15T, ISA Exercise

18 May 2013. The Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA) is an activity where CARES observes and reports on critical city infrastructure assets that may inhibit the recovery.
After Action Report |

CUP-13-06T, PSA Exercise

12 Jan 2013. Annual Preliminary Assessment Drill.
After Action Report |

CUP-12-09T, Dam Break Exercise

22 Oct 2012. This exercise was to test all aspects of the Cupertino Volunteer response -- CERT, MRC, and CARES with the Stevens Creek Dam Break as the underlying scenario.
Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

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Upcoming Activities


4 Mar 2021, General Meeting
CuSD System Overview. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference   

1 Apr 2021, General Meeting
SJW System Overview. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference   

6 May 2021, General Meeting
ISA Exercise Prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference   

15 May 2021, ISA Field Comm Exercise
8:00am to 12:00pm, Details to follow   

3 Jun 2021, General Meeting
Field Day Prep; 4th of July Prep(?). 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference