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

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) WICEN haa cancellied participation in all but emergency activations, and moved training and meetings to its amateur and non-amateur radio resources, including DMR.

WICEN is running check-in nets twice daily.

Members are encouraged to take advantage of the free courses offered by the Office of Emergency Management, at:

For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page; and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club. The club is moving all events, including lectures, online or on-air. The BMSC's Narooma Rally is potentially August 1st. For more info visit: or the CRARC Facebook page.

WICEN Victoria - The Eureka Rush Rally is listed for August 22nd and 23rd. The weekly net is on each Tuesday at 8:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. WICEN Victoria's website, which includes a write-up of the Mildura Memory Walk, is:

Finally, Happy Easter and Happy Passover to members and listeners, and remember, the current situation will have an end!

Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee