Previous Speakers at SVECS Quarterly Breakfast Meetings

County 3rd Annual Radio Direction Finding Mini-Drill (July 22, 2017):

CalFire 1629 Mobile Command Vehicle (April 22, 2017):

Image showing Rick Filippuzzi at SVECS breakfast meeting Planning Process for Level One Homeland Security Event (January 28th, 2017):


Image showing Jon Boucher at SVECS breakfast meeting Hazmat Recognition (October 22, 2016):

Engaging Youth With Amateur Radio (July 23, 2016):

Electronics Flea Market (May 14, 2016): Image showing volunteers at coffee/donut tent at Electronics Flea Market at DeAnza College


Radio Testing and Analysis (April 23, 2016):

Risk and Impact of a Communications Outage (Jan 23, 2016): Image showing Jim Oberhofer at SVECS breakfast meeting


South County Airport Pilots Association, Disaster Airlift Response Team (Oct 24, 2015):

SATERN, Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (July 25, 2015):

Amateur Radio Installations at County Fire Stations in Cupertino (April 25, 2015):

Image showing Tim Maguire at SVECS breakfast meeting

Achievements of the County ARES/RACES Organization (January 24, 2015):

Countywide Broadband Mesh Networks (October 25, 2014):

Image showing laptop used for SJEWN and VOIP phone

San Francisco Earthquakes, Past and Present, and Seismic Risks in the Bay Area (July 26, 2014):

Emergency Preparedness Plan for Kaiser Santa Clara (April 26, 2014):

Toward an Integrated Electronic Messaging System (January 25, 2014):

Radio Testing and Measurement Party (October 26, 2013):

Care and feeding of your batteries (July 27, 2013):

ARES Items (April 27, 2013):

Coast Guard Auxiliary: Their Mission, Communications and Activities (February 2, 2013):

Santa Clara County Terrorism Task Force (October 27, 2012):

History and Current Mission of the Civil Air Patrol (July 28, 2012):

Mounted Search and Rescue Team of San Mateo County (April 28, 2012):

NVIS and advanced digital communication techinques (January 28, 2012):

Emergency Management and Radio Communications (July 23, 2011):

Search and Locate practice, Visual and Radio Direction Finding (July 23, 2011):

Digitizing Radio Content for Web-based Common Operations (April 30, 2011):

San Bruno Gas Pipeline Explosion (Jan 22, 2011):

Go-Cases, Deployable Radio Systems (Oct 23, 2010):

National Night Out (August 3, 2010):

Canine Search and Rescue (July 24, 2010):

Cisco NERV Vehicle (April 24, 2010):

When all else fails, the April 2009 Cable Cut (January 23, 2010):

Packet Updates in Santa Clara County (October 24, 2009):

Copernicus Peak Fire Lookout (July 25, 2009):

Electronics Flea Market, De Anza College (June 13, 2009):

photo of Red Cross Emergency Communication Response Vehicle Red Cross Emergency Communication Response Vehicle (April 25, 2009):


Fiber Cable(s) Cut Causes Telephone/Internet Outage in Santa Clara County (April 9, 2009):

To all hams who worked on April 9, 2009
from Larry Carr KE6AGJ
Chief Radio Officer, RACES
Santa Clara County OES

Media coverage of telephone/internet outage:

Stress Management and PTSD (January 24, 2009):

APRS Applications in ARES/RACES (October 25, 2008):

Amateur Radio’s Role with Emergency Medical Services in Santa Clara County (July 26, 2008):

Electronics Flea Market, De Anza College (May 10, 2008): donuts at DeAnza electronics flea market

Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (April 26, 2008):

WiFi used in Emergency Communications (January 26, 2008):

Amateur Television for ARES/RACES Operations (November 3, 2007):

Emergency Communications and the ARRL (July 28, 2007):

Hazmat Safety (April 28, 2007):

Electronics Flea Market (April 14, 2007):

MCI and Amateur Radio Emergency Services (January 27, 2007):

Silent Key - WA6RPI (January 9, 2007)

Volunteer of the Year Awards (Dec 14, 2006)

PG&E Pipeline Safety (October 28, 2006):

Santa Clara County Water District Emergency Services Program (July 22, 2006):

Hurricane Katrina Recovery Effort (April 22, 2006):

Electronics Flea Market (March 11, 2006):

Hurricane Katrina Emergency Response (January 21, 2006):

PG&E Powerline Safety (October 22, 2005):

Electronics Flea Market (October 8, 2005):

Utilizing APRS for Emergency Communications (July 23, 2005):

Incorporating Amateur Radio into Emergency Prepardness Planning (April 30, 2005):

California OES Auxiliary Communications Service (January 22, 2005):

Recent Hurricanes and Working with FEMA (October 23, 2004):

Electronics Flea Market (September 11, 2004):

Union Pacific Railroad Emergency Prepardness (July 24, 2004):

Bay Area Earthquake Studies (April 24, 2004):

Emergency Communications Procedures (January 24, 2004):

Micro RAWS, a Remote Automated Weather Station (October 25, 2003):

Foothill Electronics Flea Market (August 9, 2003):


Disaster Medical Assistance Team (July 26, 2003):

Transmitter Hunting and Equipment (April 26, 2003):

HF Backpacks (Jan 25, 2003):

Santa Clara Sheriff's Dept. Search and Rescue (Oct 26, 2002):

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