WICEN has received an invitation from its sister sister squad, Cave Rescue, to have a small team participate in their multi agency exercise being held on November 9 & 10 in the Jenolan Caves area. WICEN's involvement would not include entering the cave, only the provision of some surface communications.
WICEN Victoria has provided details of the 2013 Murray Marathon, run by the YMCA. Operators will arrive at Cobram on 26 December, for a general briefing late that afternoon. The event Start is the next morning at Yarrawonga. After 5 days of paddling, the event concludes at Swan Hill on the 31st. Details can be found using the Events drop-down menu in WICEN Victoria's site at: www.vic.wicen.org.au/
WICEN ACT, part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club have several events planned over the coming months, in the ACT and the surrounding "Capital Country". Their website at www.crarc.ampr.org includes details of both WICEN and more general events.
Coming WICEN events include:
Sydney to the 'Gong Bike Ride on this morning
Cave Rescue exercise on the weekend of November 9 & 10 around Jenolan Caves
BMSC Tumut Rally Saturday 2nd November, run by WICEN ACT
BMSC's Rallye de Femme to be conducted within the ACT, pencilled for Saturday 8th December
WICEN Victoria's Murray Marathon canoe event from Friday 27th to Tuesday 31st December
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.