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.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 24th July, 2016

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The WICEN Training Day on Sunday, August 7, is just two weeks away. It will be 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.

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

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 10th July, 2016

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

SAREX, the search and rescue exercise built around the search for VH-MDX is September 16 to 18 in the Barrington Tops.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 26th June, 2016

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The BWRS Navshield is planned for next weekend, 2nd and 3rd July, with set-up on Friday. The location is Wombyan Caves, and checkpoints and radio sites can be reached by most two wheel drive vehicles. Should weather, such as snow, prevent the event going ahead, the alternative date is the 23rd and 24th. Pre-polling has opened, and locations can be found by entering your home or work postcode at http://www.aec.gov.au/.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 19th June, 2016

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The BWRS Navshield will be over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd July, with set-up on Friday 1st. The location in the Nowra region, and checkpoints and radio sites can be reached by most two wheel drive vehicles. The radio survey is/was planned for today. As well as the support roles, there is the possibility of a WICEN Team. Pre-polling has opened, and locations can be found by entering your home or work postcode at http://www.aec.gov.au This also has a page for direct postal vote applications.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 5th June, 2016

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Today's WICEN training day at Dural has been postponed due to the weather.

WICEN will be supporting the True Grit event next weekend, 11th and 12th June, at Dargle Farm, Lower Portland. There is a requirement for shifts to operate through the night. Camping is possible on site. The event will finish mid-afternoon Sunday. Those wishing to assist are asked to indicated what part of the weekend they are available.

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