County Seal
Santa Clara County ARES®/RACES
Welcome, Visitor

Event Detail and Sign Up

(Scroll down if sign-up options are not visible)

County-wide Communications Exercise - Packet

Date: 04/12/14 Start: 8:00 AM End: 2:00 PM Location: Edith Morley Park, Campbell
Credential Credit (What's this?): Yes

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.

Packet Assignment:  Dedicated focus on assembling, configuring and operating a packet station such as might be found at any EOC in the county.

Info for Non-MACS:  For this event, the Packet - Field Deployment activity is open to anyone.  To participate in the other Packet Operators you must be at least an MIT. 

There is a packet "Get On The Air" activity as part of the Field Operator signup for anyone who would like to give packet a try.  Mentors will be available to help you through the process of sending a message--packet equipment will be provided.

Info for MACs and MITs:  Mutual Aid Communicators (MACs) and MACs in Training (MITs) will still receive the same challenging assignments as others, but you can also sign up for evaluations for MAC qualifications.

Sign-ups:. Click on each position name to read the requirements for each position before signing up.  Then sign up for your preference of assignments.   Attendees who arrive at County Staging prior to 08:30 will have time to complete two assignments.  For example, if you arrive at the start of the drill, you could perform two activities from  Packet, Shadow, Field Ops or Net Control.  If you plan to stay for two assignments, please sign up for your two preferred assignments.

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

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

Packet - Operatoryes
Packet - P3 Evaluationyes
Packet - P2 Evaluationyes
Packet - Field Deploymentyes
Please log in if you want to participate in this event.