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CUP-21-00T, 2021 ARRL Field Day

26 Jun 2021. Annual ARRL Field Day Event. CARES uses this as our Emergency Field Communications Exercise. Covid19 rules apply.
Why HF? | Field Day Intro | MAC Logger |

CUP-21-24T, ISA Communications Exercise

15 May 2021. This exercise is to test existing and new Cupertino ARES tools and procedures for the Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA).
CuSD Overview | SJWC Overview* | Drill Prep* | Exercise Plan | After Action Report | AAR Review |

CUP-21-31T, PSA Exercise

23 Jan 2021. Annual Preliminary Safety Assessment Exercise
After Action Report |

CUP-20-40T, First Look Area Assessment

14 Nov 2020. CARES proposed an assessment of all roads within Cupertino with the intent to jump-start the DPW response effort with a list of already-identified problems.
Exercise Plan | Process (Draft) | Map Book | Drill Prep | Drill Review | After Action Report |

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.
After Action Report |

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.
After Action Report | Retrospective |

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Upcoming Activities


31 Jul 2021, Radio Programming
Get the CARES frequencies loaded in your radio. City Hall, 1:00p to 2:30p. Bring your radio, manual. Click here to sign up.   More Details...

2 Sep 2021, Monthly Meeting
7:30pm to 9:00pm, by Teleconf.   

7 Oct 2021, Monthly Meeting
7:30pm to 9:00pm, by Teleconf.   

4 Nov 2021, Monthly Meeting
7:30pm to 9:00pm, by Teleconf.   

2 Dec 2021, Monthly Meeting
Year in Review, 7:30pm to 9:00pm, by Teleconf.