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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:

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: 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:

Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee