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).

Time reporting

Any Event/Operations Commander please forward hours to james.goh@vrarescue.org to be submitted to WICEN/NSW VRA for accountability.
These are collected by the end of each month.

WICEN COVID-19 Safety Plan - update

Would all members please familiarise themselves with our updated COVID plan, particularly when they are involved in any WICEN activity.

Weekly WICEN Nets

WICEN will be conducting regular weekly nets on Sunday as detailed below.

Sunday of Month 1800 Hrs
Analogue Repeater
1830 Hrs
Digital Repeater
1st, 4th & 5th Chatswood 2m Kurrajong R52 TAC7
2nd & 3rd Kurrajong 70cm DMARC TG 3810

WICEN NSW is a communications support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association.

This year’s WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 18th September at 14:30 at ARNSW Dural. It will move online if there are any COVID-19 restrictions.

The Watagan State Forest Ride has been rescheduled to the 11th and 12th September.

Unfortunately the Shahzada Horse Enduro Ride at St Albans has been cancelled for this year. It is hoped that it will be bigger and better next year.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic is on the weekend of 30th and 31st October. Please put this in your diary for later in the year.

WICEN runs a weekly net each Sunday evening at 1800 hrs. The net is run on either the Chatswood 2m repeater or the Kurrajong 70cm repeater.

Please note the Berowra 70cm repeater is temporarily off air.