Mountain View ARES

Year 2017-2018 Activities Calendar

29 October 2016
Calendar, PDF file

Oct 04 - CERT Committee meeting., 1900-2100, 1000 Villa

Oct 07 - County Training: Packet Operations Type III, Part B

Oct 21 - City Wide CERT Drill, 1300-1700, Topic TBD

Oct 28 - SVECS Breakfast1: 0900-1030, Santa Clara Senior Ctr., 1303 Fremont St. at Monroe

Nov 04 - County Training: Packet Operations - Type II Adv / Troubleshooting

Nov 18 - MTV ARES2: Ham 101 JumpStart, Overview of Emergency Communication Rick Van Mell, KI6PUR

Dec 9 - County Training: 2017 End of Year Summary

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Jan 6 - County Training: Field Operations Type III/II

Jan 11 - County: EC Council Meeting Reminder

Jan 13 - MTV ARES2: Antenna Party, radio check, go-kit examples

Feb 3 - County Training: Message Passing - Tabletop

Feb 10 - County Training: Introduction to Emergency Communications (Cupertino, 0900-1200)

Feb 17 - County ARES/RACES Communications Drill (Afternoon)

Feb 24 - MTV ARES2: Message Passing in a CERT/ARES environment with a demo of the Packet system

Platt, VanMell, Henderson

Mar 3 - County Training: Net Control - Type III, Part A

Mar 17 - County Training: Fundamentals of Emergency Communications (Cupertino, 0900-1200)

Mar 24 - MTV ARES2: TBD

Apr 7 - County Training: Net Control - Type III, Part B

Apr 12 - EC Council Meeting Reminder

Apr 28 - MTV ARES2: TBD


1-SVECS breakfast almost always has a speaker or activity that is worthwhile. Go to
2-Attendance by Los Altos, Los Alto Hills, Stanford, Sunnyvale and Palo Alto ARES; and Blackberry REACT

participants invited.

All MTV ARES activities are from 1000 to 1200, fourth Saturday of the month, at Fire/Police Admin. Auditorium, 1000 Villa St., Mountain View, unless otherwise indicated and/or announced.

Dates are subject to change but notification will be given as early as possible on the Monday night Mountain View ARES Net and will be posted at

Advanced training for MACs and MACs-in-Training is given throughout the year.
See for schedule.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is the DHS/FEMA sponsored method for preparing citizens to act under disaster conditions. See