Projects


Project ID

12.04, Cupertino AX.25 Packet Radio Kits

Summary

Funded, Completed 28 February 2014, In Service

Background

Packet Radio has gained prominence within Santa Clara County as a critical digital messaging platform. Santa Clara County OES and County RACES has made invested in developing and building out a reliable packet infrastructure to serve the 15+ jurisdictions located within the County.

Cupertino ARES members have built up their own packet systems, but there have not been enough to completely Cover the 7 ARK sites located in the City. CARES proposed and built up seven standard packet kits, and have held field training with them. These kits are now commissioned and in service.

Plan

Milestone
Date
Status
ProposalApril 2012Complete
Build CompleteDecember 2013Complete
Deployed28 February 2014Complete

References

Material List, April 2012
Packet Radio Users Guide, May 2014

Other Notes

 

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Upcoming Activities


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

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

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.   More Details...

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

16 May 2020, Field Communications Exercise
Details: TBD, 8:00am to 12:00pm   

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.   More Details...

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   

24 Oct 2020, S.E.T. Field Comm Exercise
Details: TBD. 8:00am to 12:00pm   

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

7 Nov 2020, 5K Run
Sponsored by the SCC SO, FD, Valley Medical. Details TBD.   More Details...

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