SVECS Related Links

Last Update: 9/25/13

Government Agencies

Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART):
DART Communications (DARTCOM):
Federal Emergency Management Agency:
    FEMA (ICS) Training:
California Auxilliary Communications Service:
National Communications System (NCS):
NCS SHAred RESources (SHARES) HF Radio Program:
California Office of Emergency Services:
San Jose Office of Emergency Services:
Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services:
Santa Clara County Traffic Cameras:

NASA Emergency Operations Center Home:
NASA's Hurricane Resource Page:

Amateur Radio Emergency Services/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services

Santa Clara County ARES/RACES Organizations:
Santa Clara County ARES/RACES
Southern Peninsula Emergency Communications System, (SPECS)
Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System, (SVECS)

Santa Clara County Clubs and Organizations:
Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES)
Foothills Amateur Radio Society (FARS) in Los Altos
Garlic Valley Amateur Radio Club, W6GGF (GVARC)
Los Altos Hills
Milpitas Amateur Radio and Electronics Society (MARES),
Mountain View ARES/RACES, K6MTV
NASA Ames Amateur Radio Club (AARC), NA6MF
Palo Alto Emergency Communication
San Jose RACES
Saratoga Amateur Radio Association, K6SA (SARA)
Stanford University Amateur Radio Emergency Service, W6YX (SUARES)
Sunnyvale ARES (SARES)

For more clubs and organizations in Santa Clara Valley, scroll to Amateur Radio in South Bay area below.

Adjacent ARES/RACES Organizations:
South San Mateo County ARES, K6MPN (SCARES)
San Mateo County ACS Radio Plan
Santa Cruz County ARES
City of Hayward ARES/RACES
Amateur Radio Club of Alameda (ARCA)
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
San Francisco OES Auxiliary Communications Service
Northern California Chapter of APCO, Amateur Radio Corner
Northern California ARES/RACES/ACS/SAR/VIP Frequencies

NASA Amateur Radio Clubs

Ames Research Center ARC, NA6MF
Mark Allard,
Dryden ARC, NA6SA Gary Barr,
Glenn Research Center ARC, NA8SA
Glenn Williams,
Goddard Space Flight Center ARC, WA3NAN
Jim Blackwell,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory ARC, W6VIO
Robert Dengler,
Johnson Space Center ARC, W5RRR
Dale Martin,
Langley Research Center ARC, KG4NJA
James Byrd,
Marshall Space Flight Center ARC, WA4NZD Don Hediger,
Wallops Flight Facility ARC Charles Jacob,

Note: Kennedy Space Center does not have an amateur radio club. No information was available for the Michoud Assembly Facility, Stennis Space Center or the White Sands Test Facility.

HF Radio Information

DX Summit
Northern California DX Club (NCDXC)
DXing Info: Information for DX and Radio Hobbyists
DX News
Computer program to run WSJT meteor scatter software
Propagation Resource Center
D-Region Absorption Prediction DX Cluster Spots
Meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, near-earth asteroids
NWS Space Environment Center

Amateur Radio in South Bay area

South Bay Area Radio Events:
Santa Clara Valley Section Clubs:
San Jose State University ARC, W6YL:
Santa Clara Valley Rptr Soc:
West Valley Amateur Radio Association
Santa Clara County Amateur Radio Association (SCCARA)
Bay Area Communications Society (BAYCOM)
Mountain View Amateur Radio Association (MVARA)
Palo Alto Amateur Radio Association (PAARA)
Stanford Amateur Radio Club, W6YX
K6FB Las Cumbres Amateur Radio Club:
Hewlett Packard Silicon Valley Radio Club:
Tandem Radio Amateurs Club:
Lockheed Martin Amateur Radio Club:

Amateur Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area

ARRL WWW Pacific Division Home Page:
Northern Amateur Relay Council of California
Northern California Repeater Owner's Association
Ectar, Emergency Communications Through Amateur Radio:
Northern California Net (NCN) Traffic Page:
Northern Alameda County ARES:
South Bay Amateur Radio Association, KU6S:
Hayward Radio Club:
East Bay ARC:
Hercules ARC of Ohlone Elementary School:
Livermore Amateur Radio Club:
Naval Postgraduate School ARC:
Northern California Dx Club:
Oakland Radio Communication Association:
Coastside ARC: http://www.coastsidearc.oarg
Mount Diablo ARC:
Mt. Diablo D-Star System:
Northern California Chaverim:
Technical Journalists' Amateur Radio Club:
San Francisco ARC:
Lambda ARC Golden Gate Chapter:
U.S.S. Pamanito Amateur Radio:
50 Mhz & Up Group of Northern California:
Hamilton Wireless Assn:
Santa Cruz County ARC:
North Bay Amateur Radio Assn:
Linking Amateur Radio Across California:

Amateur Television (ATV) info (includes SSTV)

Local ATV Clubs and Groups:
Silicon Valley ATV Group - K6BEN
Mt. Diablo W6CX ATV (Contra Costa Co.)
Streaming video of Mt. Diablo ATV repeater W6CX
ATNC - Amateur Television of Northern California
Stanford Amateur Radio Club - W6YX
Telerobotic Camera - Live From Alameda - WA6ZJG

Amateur Television Equipment:
PC Electronics (900MHz, 2.4GHz)
Down East Microwave
Directive Systems
Decade Engineering onscreen (title) displays
Intuitive Circuits onscreen (title) displays
More ATV equipment

ATV Internet Sites:
Amateur Television Network (ATN)
Amateur Television Directory
Amateur Television Quarterly (ATVQ) Amateur Television
Hamcams Web Server
SSTV for Beginners
ATV on
Standard NTSC Television Frequencies

More amateur television info and links

Digital communications by radio (Packet)

Getting an Amateur Radio License

NASA Related Webpages of Amateur Radio Interests

International Space Station Reference, Ham Radio

ARRLWeb: Amateur Radio on the ISS

Amateur Radio Stations heard via ISS

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS)

Amateur Radio Antennas on ISS

Shuttle Audio Frequencies throughout USA and Canada


NASA Television Programming

Internet Radio Linking Project by the JPL Amateur Radio Club, W6VIO

Rules and Regulation

Part 97 of FCC for Amateur Radio Service

FCC Parts and Titles

FCC Audio/Video Events Home Page at is a access to live and pre-recorded broadcasts of selected FCC events

NTIA/Office of Spectrum Management at The NTIA is responsible for managing the radio frequency spectrum.

NTIA Manual of Regulations & Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (the Redbook) at

US Frequency Allocation Chart

Allocation Chart info (including downloadable pdf file) at

Miscellaneous Sites

Incident Command System (ICS) Online Courses, list from Ames Amateur Radio Club

NIMS Download Center at

Natl Interagency Incident Communications documents (radio programming, ICS)

Amateur Radio Newsline at

Emergency J-Pole VHF/UHF Flexible Antennas at

Coax cable loss table and charts, from Ames Amateur Radio Club

Simple schematic drawing page that might be kind of fun at

Commercial Radio Licensing information at

Amateur Radio Software for Macs at

Personal Radio Steering Group information at Users of

Samples of sounds digital modes make at

Sound files by Worldwide Utility News to help you identify the signals you hear on shortwave at

NIST: Time and Frequency Division at

IEC Fundamentals of Telecommunications at

FCC Universal Licensing System of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) at

FCC General Menu Reports (callsign and frequency search) at

FCC ULS License Search at

Repeater Builders Technical Information Page at

California Emergency Services Net (CESN) at

VHF-FM Equipment Compliance Report by Civil Air Patrol at

Corrections and Comments are welcome (and needed)

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