WICEN NSW is a communications support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association.
WICEN NSW provides communications support for Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog events. (https://memorywalk.com.au) Events in NSW are scheduled in the Illawarra event next Sunday, February 21st, then subsequently in the Hunter, Penrith, and Rozelle. These events are an ideal training ground in emergency communications for WICEN members.
Interstate events will be supported by WICEN ACT, WICEN Victoria and WICEN South Australia.
WICEN has a weekly net, each Sunday evening. The main net uses FM, and is at 1800, and a secondary net uses DMR digital voice at 1830.
A digital net using WINLINK and JS8CALL net is held on Monday evenings. Details are in the VRA calendar invite sent to members.
Members are advised to regularly check their vrarescue.org email inbox.
WICEN NSW is on Facebook, as well as an informal nationwide WICEN page.
WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region ARC. Their website is: https://www.crarc.org.au
WICEN Victoria holds a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. More details at https://vic.wicen.org.au or on Facebook.
Submitted by Doug Rosser VK2DCR, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.