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

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.

WICEN NSW news for Sunday 22nd of April, 2012

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WICEN is planning a Picnic near Wentworth Falls in the western Blue Mountains on Sunday 29 April. Members will soon receive a reminder about this, including weather contingencies.

Details of the Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Service First Aid courses, and the Navshield are provided on their website at: http://www.bwrs.org.au

Coming events include:

WICEN NSW News for Sunday, 16th October 2011

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WICEN's support of the BWRS Barrington Tops Search and Rescue
Exercise, SAREX continues today. This is a multi-agency exercise,
built around the search for the missing aircraft VH-MDX, the only
civilian aircraft which remains missing on mainland Australia.
Saturday's Daily Telegraph had an article on the Search, the online
edition including a video segment. Google "VH-MDX" and select News to
find it, or click the link below.