WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday 10th March 2013

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Steven VK2BOS advises that, in addition to text based HF Digital
Modes, the Monday evening group will also experiment with the new
digital voice software called FreeDV. This is available from:
http://freedv.org

On Sunday May 5 WICEN is supporting the Memory Walk & Jog run by the
NSW branch of Alzheimer's Australia over the "Bay Run" course in inner
western Sydney. This will be followed by similar events in Newcastle
and Wollongong later in the year.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday 3rd March 2013

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If you picked up a membership form at last Sunday's Field Day this is
your reminder to fill it out and mail it back. If it now smells of
tamarind, because you spilled Aussie BBQ sauce on it, replacements are
available on the WICEN website.

Steven VK2BOS advises that, in addition to text based HF Digital
Modes, the Monday evening group will also experiment with the new
digital voice software called FreeDV. This is available from:
freedv.org

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday 24th February 2013

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If you picked up a membership form at today's Field Day this is your
reminder to fill it out and mail it back. If it is now scrunched up
or covered in transformer oil, replacements are available on the WICEN
website. For those who usually pay for their membership at Wyong, but
somehow missed the opportunity, please remember that you will need to
make alternative arrangements to pay. Details for direct payment can
be made by contacting the organisation.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday the 17th of February 2013

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WICEN's VK2RWC repeater in Chatswood is on 147.150 MHz with a plus 600
kHz offset. It both requires, and sends, a 91.5 Hz tone. The new
23cm FM repeater at Chatswood is on 1273.200 MHz with a plus 20 MHz
offset. No tone is currently required, but a 91.5 Hz tone is sent.

WICEN will provide a display at the upcoming CCARC Field Day at Wyong
on Sunday, February 24. This is typically between the large and small
grandstands.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday the 10th of February 2013

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WICEN's VK2RWC repeater in Chatswood is on 147.150 MHz with a plus 600
kHz offset. It both requires, and sends, a 91.5 Hz tone. The new
23cm FM repeater at Chatswood is on 1273.200 MHz with a plus 20 MHz
offset. No tone is currently required, but a 91.5 Hz tone is sent.

WICEN will provide a display at the upcoming CCARC Field Day at Wyong
on Sunday, February 24. This is typically between the large and small
grandstands.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday the 20th of January 2013

Submitted by VK2YJS on

WICEN's VK2RWC repeater in Chatswood is on 147.150 MHz with a plus 600
kHz offset. It both requires, and sends, a 91.5 Hz tone. The new
23cm FM repeater at Chatswood is on 1273.200 MHz with a plus 20 MHz
offset. No tone is currently required, but a 91.5 Hz tone is sent.

Unless they are required for an activation or event, all Amateurs are
welcome to use these systems, and reports are also most welcome.

WICEN NSW News for Sunday 10 June 2012

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Last Saturday's RF survey of the Navshield course confirmed coverage
of the event checkpoints.

The BWRS Navshield will be held over the weekend of July 7-8, within a
reasonable distance of Sydney. The event sees a wide range of
emergency services, military and bushwalking groups competing in small
teams. Registration for participants also remain open.

The Shahzada in the week long, 400 km horse endurance event at St
Albans to the north-west of Sydney. It commences on Monday, August
27th, and concludes on Friday 31st.

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