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CUP-15-10T, PSA Exercise

24 Jan 2015. Annual Preliminary Safety Assessment Drill
After Action Report |

CUP-14-25T, Field Packet Deployment

15 Nov 2014. Full Packet Deployment; 6 Packet teams were deployed to 2 ARKs opened and staffed by CERT. CERT Staff also acted as the SIM CELL and provided all message injects to the Packet Operators.
ARK Orientation | Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

CUP-14-24T, Sheriff's Heroes Run

8 Nov 2014. The SO and VMC sponsor an annual Sheriff's Heroes 5K run/walk fund raiser for the Pediatrics Unit of VMS. This was the first year the venue was held in Cupertino.
Exercise Plan | After Action Report |

CUP-14-17T, 4th of July Fireworks

14 Jul 2014. The City of Cupertino requested communications, logistics, and first aid support from Cupertino Citizen Corps during the 2014 Cupertino Fourth of July Fireworks event. To staff the event, Cupertino OES activated the Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES), the Cupertino Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the Cupertino Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).
After Action Report |

CUP-14-18T, Field Day!

28 Jun 2014. Field Day is an annual event sponsored by the ARRL as an opportunity for education and practice in emergency radio operations, and public relations. CARES participated this year by setting up and operating personally-owned radio equipment and the CARES Comm Van as well as an information table and a station where members of the public could talk on a ham radio.
After Action Report |

CUP-14-14T, Wildland Fire Exercise

17 May 2014. This will be a communications functional exercise based on a wild land fire event that is threatening the City.
Drought Overview | Drill Prep | Exercise Plan | Injects | After Action Report |

CUP-14-10T, PSA Exercise

18 Jan 2014. Annual Preliminary Assessment Drill. Listen to the audio of a PSA submittal here...
Overview | PSA Report Audio |

CUP-13-16T, City-wide Citizen Corps Drill

13 Oct 2013. The purpose of this exercise is to understand the City's ability to deploy CCC volunteer resources to support an extended field deployment.
Overview | Exercise PLan | After Action Report | Corrective Action Plan | Cupertino Scene, pg 3 |

CUP-13-11T, 4th of July Fireworks

4 Jul 2013. CARES,CERT, and MRC supports the City sponsored annual Forth of July Fireworks Event.


CUP-13-14T, Field Day!

22 Jun 2013. There's nothing more fun than setting up radios in the field with nothing more than the equipment you can pack in your trunk. Throw in coffee and doughnuts, and you have a perfect Field Day! Check out the story here...
Field Day Story |

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Upcoming Activities


28 Sep 2019, SCC RACES Quarterly Exercise
Details tbd. Edith Morley Park, Campbell, 8:00am to 2:00pm   

3 Oct 2019, General Meeting
Supporting Cupertino DPW with a roads assessment. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

2 Nov 2019, Sheriff's Heroes Fun Run
Public service event and fund raiser that directly benefits children’s health services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. City Hall, 8:00am to 12:00pm   More Details...

7 Nov 2019, General Meeting
'First Look' Exercise review and prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

16 Nov 2019, Field Deployment Exercise
First Look (DPW) Exercise. 7:30am to 1:00pm   

5 Dec 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center