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County-wide Communications Exercise - Shadow

Date: 09/17/22 Start: 8:45 AM End: 1:45 PM Location: Raynor Park, Sunnyvale
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes

THIS SIGN-UP IS FOR SHADOW OPERATORS.  For other signups see the links below:

Field Ops

Net Control


Event Staff

Overall Event:  This is a county-wide exercise focused on emergency communications.  It is designed to provide participants with valuable in-field operating experience.  It will include several fun and challenging assignments.  Of course, standard County procedures will be used:  Resource Net, ICS documentation, Performance Standards and Best Practices.

Shadow Assignment:  Shadow event staff and provide communications support to them maintaining contact with other staff and nets and passing messages as appropriate.

Sign-Ups:  Click on each position name to read the requirements for each position, then pick the position you prefer.  There will be two shifts at this event.  You can elect to take part in one or both shifts. If you take part in two shifts you will do a different activity during each shift.

Shift 1 - 08:45-11:00

Shift 2 - 11:30-13:45

You must arrive at staging 30 minutes before your first shift.  For all shifts you need to be able to set-up and be operational by the start of your shift.  You must also pack-up and vacate your work area qucikly after your shift is over.

Credential Evaluations:  Credential evaluations will be offered for S3 and S2 credentials. Credential candidates should review the Credentialing Program Handbook and be prepared for an assignment suitable for the evaluation they are requesting.

If you want an evalution and all the positions are taken, contact the via email.  We may accomodate you depending on staffing and the number of participants, but no guarantees.

More Details:  Consult the drill details page for more information.

Note:  If you do not have a valid county DSW you may sign up and attend but not check into the Resource Net as they will not be able to track you.  You can register as a county DSW before the drill. You will need to sign up for the DSW Registration in advance.

Note:  Sign-ups will close at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 14th.


The following positions are available for this event. You can state your preference when you sign up for the event. The event coordinator will attempt to accommodate your request. Based on the event and its requirements, the event coordinator may move hams to positions other than those requested.

Click on a position title for a description of the specific requirements for that position

S3 Evaluation - 1st Shift1
S3 Evaluation - 2nd Shift2
S2 Evaluation - 1st Shift1
S2 Evaluation - 2nd Shift1
Shadow - No Eval - 1st Shiftyes
Shadow - No Eval - 2nd Shiftyes
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