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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 |

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, 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 |

CUP-18-27T, 4th of July Event Support

4 Jul 2018. CARES provides volunteer coordination and communications during the City's 4th of July Fireworks event.
After Action Report |

CUP-18-32T, ARRL Field Day

23 Jun 2018. ... 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. This year, we will set up with the City's Preparedness Fair at Quinlan Center with terrific foot-traffic. Various modes were demonstrated including HF, VHF, packet, and Mesh Networking.
After Action Report |

CUP-18-35T, Wildland Fire Threat Exercise

12 May 2018. Communications functional exercise based on a Wildland Urban Interface fire event that is threatening the City.
SCCFD Review | Drill Prep | Exercise Plan | Injects | Incident Action Plan | After Action Report |

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Upcoming Activities


2 Jan 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

11 Jan 2020, Critical Facilities Assessment
Teams will be deployed from ARKs to perform windshield surveys of City infrastructure   

6 Feb 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

5 Mar 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, EOC, City Hall   

2 Apr 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

11 Apr 2020, Big Bunny 5K
CARES support for this annual family friendly 5K run/walk. 7:00am to 11:00am.   

7 May 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, EOC, City Hall   

4 Jun 2020, General Meeting
Field Day, Forth of July Event Prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

27 Jun 2020, Field Day!
National Amateur Radio event that promotes emergency communications preparedness. Location TBD, 8:00am to 5:00pm.   

4 Jul 2020, Fireworks Event!
CARES, CERT, and MRC support for Cupertino's annual Fireworks event. 4:45pm to 11:00pm.   

3 Sep 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

1 Oct 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

5 Nov 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

3 Dec 2020, General Meeting
Year-end Review. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center