WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 14 February 2021

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

WICEN NSW provides communications support for Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog events. (https://memorywalk.com.au) Events in NSW are scheduled in the Illawarra event next Sunday, February 21st, then subsequently in the Hunter, Penrith, and Rozelle. These events are an ideal training ground in emergency communications for WICEN members.

Interstate events will be supported by WICEN ACT, WICEN Victoria and WICEN South Australia.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 31 January 2021

Submitted by VK2YJS on

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

Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog events have been added to the WICEN NSW agenda. The first two in NSW are the Illawarra event on Sunday, February 21st at Stuart Park, North Wollongong, and in the Hunter on March 21st. The Sydney events are in May. Each is a short Sunday morning event, packed up my mid-morning, and suitable for new members.

Members have been experimenting with WINLINK and JS8CALL to pass text messages, on Monday evenings, supported by a Google Meeting.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 24 January 2021

Submitted by VK2YJS on

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

Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog events have been added to the WICEN NSW agenda. The first two in NSW are the Illawarra event on Sunday, February 21st, and in the Hunter on March 21st. The Sydney events are in May. Each is a short Sunday morning event, packed up my mid-morning.

WICEN's informal Communications Exercise, was a success, with much learned.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 13 December 2020

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

The group was recently presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by the NSW RFS - Hawkesbury District for the contributions of its radio operators and Incident Management Team at the NSW RFS Hawkesbury Fire Control Centre. This included assisting in coordinating the response to the Gosper Mountain fire during the 2019-20 bushfire season.

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