Sunnyvale ARES Repeater Group

K6SNY repeater
443.275+ 107.2 PL

Crystal Peak, California

SARES Activations and Public Service

Activations and Mutual Aid

SARES' primary mission is to provide communications support and mutual aid during disasters and other emergencies. Some significant events have been:

  • PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (October 2019) — SARES was ready to provide communications in case a planned power shutoff in Sunnyvale affected phone or internet service.
  • Gilroy Communcations Fiber Optic Cable Cut (April 2009) — Sunnyvale supplied amateur radio responders to provide communication to schools, fire stations, key public access intersections after vandals cut a critical fiber-optic backbone for Southern Santa Clara County. Read details
  • Summit Road Fire (May 2008) — The SARES-RG repeater was linked with the Santa Clara Co ARES/RACES 2 meter repeater to facilitate a Santa Clara Co wide Resource Net. Read details

Public Service

SARES members regularly support surrounding communities during special events like parades, fire works, or races. These include:

  • Sunnyvale Wine and Arts Festival
  • Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival
  • Lakewood Community Christmas Parade

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