The WICEN (NSW) Inc AGM will be held here at ARNSW, 63 Quarry Road on Saturday, September 21st, starting at 2pm.
Operators are sought for the following two events:
- Kangaroo Valley - Remexio Partnership's Trek for Timor on Saturday, September 14th. This important event funds educational development, a community loan system, and support for land and water issues. This scenic walk is from Kangaroo Valley, just 14 km up McPhalls's Trail to Fitzroy Falls, optionally continuing to Meryla Pass, or all the way back to Jack's Corner Road. See: http://kvrp.net.au
- The Hounslow Classic, is a running event in the upper Blue Mountains, on September 28th and 29th.
The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, including the new Classic Relay, is Saturday October 26th, overnight to Sunday 27th.
For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page; and an informal national WICEN group.
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 runs 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. August 6th is the BMSC Narooma Rally. The ACTERA Brookvale Horse Endurance Ride is September 2nd and 3rd, straddling the NW border of the Territory. On October 4th and 5th WICEN is providing support for ANU's Inward Bound. The LCCC Monaro Stages, is Saturday October 19th; which coincides with JOTA. Fitz's Challenge is a cycling event on Sunday October 27th. For more info, visit: http://www.crarc.ampr.org
WICEN Victoria will be supporting the Eureka Rush on August 25th, around Beaufort, near Ballarat. September 20th to 22nd is Field Weekend. The Stockman's Rally is October 27th in Big River State Forest. Alpine Rally is November 29th to December 1st, around Lakes Entrance. The weekly net is on each Tuesday at 8:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. WICEN Victoria's site is: http://vic.wicen.org.au
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.