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San Jose RACES New Members Orientation - SJ RACES MEMBERS ONLY

Date: 09/24/16 Start: 9:00 AM End: 1:00 PM Location: BFO
Credential Credit (What's this?): No

New to the San Jose ARES/RACES/ACS team?   A seasoned veteran in need of a refresher on SJ RACES' practices and procedures?  Then the N-M-O is for you!

Please join us at the SJ RACES "New Member Orientation" and learn:

  • what ARES, RACES, and ACS are, how they're related, and how they differ.
  • basic Emergency Communications radio skills.
  • how the SJ RACES team will respond during an emergency.
  • what you need to do to make yourself ready to respond to an activation.
  • about the various assignments you may be asked to perform.
  • about advanced training available to you.

This class is a requirement for team members interested in earning their SJ RACES Responder status and the accompanying "Yellow Shirt" uniform!


Bureau of Field Operations (BFO)

255 S. Montgomery St.

San Jose, CA 95110

The class is scheduled to convene in the Mobile EOC trailer parked on the BFO grounds.


Class materials will be posted to "Files" area of the SJ RACES Yahoo group:

Note:  This class is only open to San Jose RACES team members.

Not an SJ RACES member yet, but interested in joining?  Send a note to to get the scoop!

Instructor: Don, KE6DM

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