The 111 km Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, and the 67 km Wisemans Dash will be next weekend, the 27th and 28th October. These form one of WICEN's largest events, in terms of number of operators required, and raise funds for the ARROW, The Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation. You can visit http://canoeclassic.net to sponsor a paddler.
On Sunday November 18th there will be a WICEN training day at ARNSW Dural with topics including network design, message passing, and repeater trailer setup and operation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are attending.
The group will be at the Wyong Field Day, confirmed as Sunday, February 24th, 2019.
For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page, and an informal national WICEN group.
WICEN Northern Rivers has a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:00pm, on the Lismore repeater VK2RSC on 146.8 MHz, requiring a 123 Hz tone. Listen for VK2WIR.
The WICEN Mid North Coast Region monthly meeting is held on the first Saturday of the month, at SES HQ, Central Road, Port Macquarie, beginning at 15:30. The region is also running an HF net on Thursday evenings at 19:00, on the WICEN frequency, 3.600 MHz.
WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the "Capital Country" region, and on the South Coast. Both Fitz's Challenge, and the Whitwood Carriage Driving event are on Sunday, October 28th. See the "WICEN" and "Events" pages on: http://www.crarc.ampr.org
WICEN Victoria is supporting the Stockman's Rally at Big River on Sunday, October 28th. The Peninsula Shire Communications Exercise in Mornington is Saturday, November 10th. The group holds a net on 3.6 MHz each Tuesday at 8:30 pm. Their site is at: http://vic.wicen.org.au
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.