WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 12 April 2020

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WICEN NSW is a communications support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association.

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) WICEN haa cancellied participation in all but emergency activations, and moved training and meetings to its amateur and non-amateur radio resources, including DMR.

WICEN is running check-in nets twice daily.

Members are encouraged to take advantage of the free courses offered by the Office of Emergency Management, at: https://www.emtraining.nsw.gov.au/

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 5 April 2020

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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: https://www.emtraining.nsw.gov.au/

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 29 March 2020

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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 DMR and non-amateur radio resources.

Short, twice daily nets are commencing tomorrow, Monday March 30th, using WICEN's Sydney repeaters, and daily on the DMARC Network using TG3810 on Timeslot 1. Note this TalkGroup (TG) is UA (user activated).

This move includes the training day, next Sunday, April 5th.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 22 March 2020

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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 DMR and non-amateur radio resources. As indicated in a recent email, a weekly net is planned using DMR.

This move includes training on Sunday, April 5th.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 1 March 2020

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WICEN NSW, is a communications support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association.

WICEN NSW Squad Captain and President Lindsay Bolstad attended the NSW Bushfire State Memorial Service, honouring the 25 firefighters and community members lost in the recent NSW bushfires.

"Drive vehicles under operational conditions" training is held this weekend. 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/

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 23 February 2020

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WICEN NSW, is a support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association. Recent rains mean fires across the state have been brought under control, and WICEN's support has concluded.

For members who have registered, "Drive vehicles under operational conditions" is being held next weekend. 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/

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 9 February 2020

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WICEN NSW, as a support squad of the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association has in the past week been requested to provide limited support to the NSW RFS. Support at this time is being provided to Bega FCC.

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/

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