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The Barrington Tops SAREX, built around the search for the missing light aircraft, VH-MDX will be held next weekend, October 17 and 18. Recent research and modelling has resulted in a new search area, which can be read about at:

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, one of the largest events on WICEN's calendar, will be on October 24th and 25th.

Cave Rescue Squad, a sister VRA squad, will be Operational Exercise at Jenolan Caves over the weekend of 31st October and 1st November.

WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
It can be viewed at:

Facebook users will find the official WICEN New South Wales page, and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and Capital Country. The club's website at includes details of both WICEN and general events. The BMSC - Tumut Valley Rally is on Saturday the 17th of October. Fitz's Challenge is a long distance cycling event held on Sunday 25th of October. November 7 is Call of the Beast, a mud running and obstacle course event. BMSC's "Rallye des Femme", an event for female drivers and novice males, is on the 14th of Novermber.

WICEN Victoria's website lists the Mini Marathon at Moama, on the Murray River on Saturday, 17th October. The Stockmans Rally is on Sunday the 25th of October in the Big River State Forest. Thursday, October 29 is the Boniyong exercise in the Mornington and Rosebud area.

Coming events include:

BMSC - Tumut Valley Rally on 17 October
Mini Marathon at Moama on 17th October
Barrington Tops SAREX on 17 & 18 October
Hawkesbury Canoe Classic on 24th & 25th October
Fitz's Challenge on the 25th October
Stockmans Rally in Victoria on 25th October
Boniyong exercise on October 29
Jenolan Caves Opex on 31 October and 1 November
Call of the Beast on 7 November
BMSC 'Rallye des Femme' on 14 November

Submitted by Julian Sortland, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.