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 VRA Rescue NSW.

This year’s WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 18th September.
The following members were elected on the committee for the next 12 months:
    President - Lindsay Bolstad
    Vice President - Neil Fallshaw
    Secretary - Steve Diekmann
    Treasurer - Doug Rosser

Committee members:
    Eric van de Weyer
    Mark Halliwell
    Paul Britton
    Nic McLean

The 70cm repeater that was previously at Berowa is now back on air in Hornsby on the same frequencies. However, it is not linked to the Kurrajong 70cm repeater at present.