Resources



Introduction

With the known risks that the City faces, it is prudent that background information about these risks be available to the CARES membership. It is hoped that the following pages (and future pages to be added) will provide a good understanding of the risks with the intent of preparing us for a successful response.


Process Pages

Preliminary Safety Assessment. Contains training, tools, and process information for performing a PSA.


Risk Resource Pages

Communications Outage. Contains links to a variety of material and references on Communications Risks.

Earthquakes. Various links and materials about Earthquake risks in the Greater Bay Area.

EMP - Electromagnetic Pulse. Addresses both Solar EMP or CME (Corona Mass Ejections) and HEMP (High altitude EMP) events.

Pandemics. Contains links to a variety of material and references on past and current pandemics.

Public Safety Power Shutoff. Contains links to a variety of material and references on California's PSPS risks.

Wildland Urban Interface Fires. Published material on the state of the WUI fires in Calfornia.


Operating Tools

Radio Cheat sheets. Contains links to several user-contributed radio cheatsheets.

Mesh Networking. All kinds of information about Mesh networking.

Radio Equipment. Information about Amateur, FRS, and GMRS radio equipment.

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Upcoming Activities


1 Oct 2020, General Meeting
W6TDM Repeater Operations. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference   

5 Nov 2020, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference   

7 Nov 2020, 5K Run
Due to precautionary measures surrounding COVID-19, there will be no Heroes Run this year.   More Details...

14 Nov 2020, Field Comm Exercise
Details: First Look. 8:00am to 12:00pm   

3 Dec 2020, General Meeting
Year-end Review. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Teleconference