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As a member of VRA Region 0, WICEN has been asked to assist in the provision of radio coverage of the Royal National Park section of the MS Sydney to Gong cycle ride on on Sunday the 1st of November. The briefing is at Waterfall early on the Sunday morning, with deployment in that general area for most of the day.

The Barrington Tops SAREX, built around the search for the missing light aircraft, VH-MDX is being held over this weekend. Note that if the aircraft has been located, there may be some delay before this information is released to the media.

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.

The CCARC Wyong Field Day, at which WICEN will have a stand, is listed for Sunday, 28th February 2016.

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. Fitz's Challenge is a long distance cycling event held in the west of the ACT 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 is supporting the Stockmans Rally 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:

Barrington Tops SAREX concludes today
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.