WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 16th October, 2016

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The weekend of October 22 and 23 is the Cave Rescue Exercise at Jenolan Caves, in the western Blue Mountains.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, a significant event in terms of the number of operators required, will run overnight from Saturday, October 29th to Sunday 30th. Positions are available at on-shore and mid-river checkpoints, on shut-down vessels, at Finish, and at SES SYDWEST at Seven Hills.

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WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 9th October, 2016

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WICEN is holding a training day here at ARNSW in Dural today.

The weekend of October 22 and 23 is the Cave Rescue Exercise at Jenolan Caves, in the western Blue Mountains.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, a significant event in terms of the number of operators required, will run overnight from Saturday, October 29th to Sunday 30th. Positions are available at on-shore and mid-river checkpoints, on shut-down vessels, at Finish, and at SES HQ at Seven Hills.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 25th September, 2016

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The recent WICEN AGM elected the following committee:

President - Steven Heimann
Vice President - John Harper
Secretary - Steve Diekman
Treasurer - Doug Rosser
Committee - Jan van Ekris, Irene van Ekris, Alex Stewart, Eric van de Weyer

October 9 is a training day here at Dural.

The weekend of October 22 and 23 is the Cave Rescue Exercise at Jenolan Caves, in the western Blue Mountains.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 18th September, 2016

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SAREX, the search and rescue exercise built around the search for the single-engined aircraft, VH-MDX, which went missing in August 1981 concludes today in the Barrington Tops.

October 9 is a training day here at Dural.

The weekend of October 22 and 23 is the Cave Rescue Exercise at Jenolan Caves, in the western Blue Mountains.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 11th September, 2016

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The WICEN NSW Inc Annual General Meeting for 2016 was held here at ARNSW yesterday.

The Great North Walk 100s in the Hunter region concludes today.

SAREX, the search and rescue exercise built around the search for the single-engined aircraft, VH-MDX, which went missing in August 1981 is next weekend, running from September 16th to 18th in the Barrington Tops area.

October 9 is a training day here at Dural.

The weekend of October 22 and 23 is the Cave Rescue Exercise at Jenolan Caves.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 4th September, 2016

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The WICEN NSW Inc Annual General Meeting for 2016 is on next Saturday, 10 September at 1400, here at ARNSW in Quarry Road, Dural. Members should have received official notification and other papers by mail or email. Note that this is election day in some council areas, run by NSWEC, the council itself, or a contractor, and that absentee voting is not available.

Northern Rivers Region WICEN is be assisting with communications for the QERA State Championships, a Horse Enduro at Wiangaree NSW, concluding today.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 14th August, 2016

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Last weekend WICEN supported a search for an elderly gentleman missing at Dalmeny, on the NSW Far South Coast, near Narooma. WICEN provided communications for three Bushwalkers' Wilderness Rescue Service teams, and one Volunteer Rescue Association team. The search teams carried the new BWRS UHF Digital Mobile Radio, or DMR radios, and a WICEN VHF DMR radio as back up. The group also provided a link between the search site and the Dalmeny RFS building

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 31st July, 2016

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The WICEN Training Day is planned for next Sunday, August 7, here at ARNSW in Dural. If you intend attending, please contact WICEN, as some of the options include pre-reading material. Other options include learning how to use the new Digital Mobile Radio hand-helds.

Members should have received a preliminary email regarding a search on the South Coast next weekend.

SAREX, the search and rescue exercise built around the search for the Cessna 210M, VH-MDX is the weekend of September 16 to 18 in the Barrington Tops area.

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