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CUP-22-27T, Cupertino 4th of July Event Support

4 Jul 2022. CARES provides volunteer communications and coordination during the City's 4th of July Fireworks event.
Event Prep | Volunteer Handout | After Action Report |

CUP-22-32T, 2022 Field Day

25 Jun 2022. CARES Emergency Field Communications Exercise (a.k.a. Field Day), Memorial Park.
Field Day Prep | After Action Report | Video Photo Book |

CUP-22-39T, Canyon Trails Fire Evacuation

21 May 2022. Support an evacuation of westend residents caused by a wildland fire.
Exercise Plan | Drill Prep | Drill Prep, CERT | Drill Prep, Recording | IAP* | Injects | After Action Report | Retrospective |

CUP-22-16T, Big Bunny 5K Run

16 Apr 2022. The City of Cupertino sponsors an annual 5K race for area residents with CCC members supporting the event.
Exercise Plan | Maps, Instructions | After Action Report |

CUP-22-10T, GMRS ARK-to-EOC Test

12 Mar 2022. Perform an ARK to Comm 469 GMRS radio test on GMRS simplex and a repeater channel.
Test Plan | After Action Report |

CUP-21-39T, City‚Äźwide Communications Outage

20 Nov 2021. This is field communications exercise that will focus on ARK activations and intra-city 3rd party message passing.
Exercise Plan | IAP* | Drill Prep | After Action Report |

CUP-21-00T, 2021 ARRL Field Day

26 Jun 2021. Annual ARRL Field Day Event. CARES uses this as our Emergency Field Communications Exercise. Covid19 rules apply.
Why HF? | Field Day Intro | MAC Logger |

CUP-21-24T, ISA Communications Exercise

15 May 2021. This exercise is to test existing and new Cupertino ARES tools and procedures for the Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA).
CuSD Overview | SJWC Overview* | Drill Prep* | Exercise Plan | After Action Report | AAR Review |

CUP-21-31T, PSA Exercise

23 Jan 2021. Annual Preliminary Safety Assessment Exercise
After Action Report |

CUP-20-40T, First Look Area Assessment

14 Nov 2020. CARES proposed an assessment of all roads within Cupertino with the intent to jump-start the DPW response effort with a list of already-identified problems.
Exercise Plan | Process (Draft) | Map Book | Drill Prep | Drill Review | After Action Report |

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Upcoming Activities


7 Dec 2022, New Member Orientation
A short introduction to CARES. 7pm-8pm, Location TBD   

5 Jan 2023, Drill Prep
Topic: Prep for the January Alt911 Field deployment, 7:30pm, Zoom   

21 Jan 2023, ALT911 Exercise
Field deployment with packet and voice message passing, 8:30am to 12:00pm