WICEN NSW, is a communications support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association.
Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) WICEN is cancelling participation in all but emergency activations, and moving training and meetings to its amateur and non-amateur radio resources, including DMR. This move includes today's training day.
Members are also encouraged to take advantage of the free courses offered by the Office of Emergency Management, at: https://www.emtraining.nsw.gov.au/
The SES BSAR Navshield is cancelled, along with preparations, such as radio recces.
For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page; and an informal national WICEN group.
WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club. The club is moving all events, including lectures, online or on-air. The BMSC "NatCap" Rally is postponed, as is June's Bega Rally. The BMSC's Narooma Rally is potentially August 1st. For more info visit: http://www.crarc.ampr.org or the CRARC Facebook page.
WICEN Victoria - The Data training day is off. The Eureka Rush Rally is listed for August 22nd and 23rd. The weekly net is on each Tuesday at 8:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. WICEN Victoria's website, which includes a write-up of the Mildura Memory Walk, is: http://vic.wicen.org.au
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee