WICEN NSW Communications
WICEN is a statewide body which has been created to serve the needs of the particular state and as such the structure within each state differs according to the emergency management plan within that state.
In NSW, WICEN operates as a specialist support squad under the NSW State Disaster Plan (DISPLAN).
The WICEN NSW membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March each year.
The membership fee is $15 p.a.
You can renew by making a direct bank deposit to our St George Bank Account:
Account name: WICEN NSW
Account number: 155 590 471.
Please include your callsign or name in the receiver's comment so we know who it's from.
For further information please contact the Treasurer at
WICEN will be represented at the CCARC Field Day today. For anyone who picks up a membership form, most clubs have several WICEN members, who are able to complete the proposer and seconder sections.
Today is also the first of a series of Alzheimer's Australia NSW's Memory Walk and Jog events, in this case at Stuart Park, North Wollongong. The next is the March 12th is the Western Sydney walk at Tench Reserve, Penrith. May 7 is the Sydney walk, commencing at Leichhardt Oval #3, on the waterfront at Lilyfield, while the 13th is the Hunter edition, at the northern end of Lake Macquarie. These are short events, and are suitable for new members.
The WICEN Mid North Coast Region monthly meeting is held on the first Saturday of the month. The next meeting will be on 4 March 2017 at SES HQ Central Road, Port Macquarie, beginning at 1530 hours.
WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
It can be viewed at: http://twitter.com/wicennsw
Facebook users will find the official WICEN New South Wales page, and an informal national WICEN group.
WICEN (NSW) Inc Northern Rivers Region will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Sunday, April 9 from 1000hrs. The venue is the Summerland ARC at 412 Richmond Hill Road, Richmond Hill 2480. The region also has a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:00pm summer time, on the Lismore repeater VK2RSC on 146.8 MHz, requiring a 123 Hz tone. Listen for VK2WIR.
WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and the surrounding "Capital Country". The weekend of April 1st and 2nd is the Canberra Two Day Walk. Weekend Foundation Licence courses, and exams for all levels, are provided by the Club. Bookings are required soon for the March event, on 18th and 19th. The Club's AGM is this Wednesday, 22nd at 7:30 for 8:00 pm. Their website, which includes the coming year's WICEN events is at: http://www.crarc.ampr.org
WICEN Victoria holds a net every Tuesday at 2030 on or near 3.6 MHz. Their next events are, the Field Weekend at Yea in Central Victoria on March 3rd to 5th, a challenge for drivers of a certain brand of 4WD near Avoca on March 25th & 26th, Duncan's Run on April 1, and the Sunraysia 600 on April 22 at Keera Station near Lake Cullulleraine, south-west of Wentworth. Their website is: http://vic.wicen.org.au
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.