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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