WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 10 March 2019

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WICEN NSW will be supporting the Dementia Australia Walk and Jog events. These are short events, typically packed up by noon, and ideal for new members.

The schedule is:

  • Hunter - Speers Point Park, on the shore of Awaba (aka Lake Macquarie) - March 31st
  • Western Sydney - Tench Reserve, Penrith - April 7th
  • Sydney - Leichhardt Oval #3, Lilyfield (the "Bay Run") - May 19th

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 3 March 2019

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WICEN NSW will be supporting the Dementia Australia Walk and Jog events. These are short events, typically packed up by noon, and ideal for new members.

The schedule is:

  • Illawarra - Stuart Park, North Wollongong - this morning
  • Hunter - Speers Point Park, Lake Macquarie - March 31st
  • Western Sydney - Tench Reserve, Penrith - April 7th
  • Sydney - Leichhardt Oval #3, Lilyfield (the "Bay Run") - May 19th

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 24 February 2019

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Once again, WICEN NSW will be supporting the Dementia Australia Walk and Jog events. These are fairly short events, typically packed up by noon. The schedule is:

  • Illawarra - Stuart Park, North Wollongong - March 3rd - Please contact Operations ASAP if available.
  • Hunter - Speers Point Park, Lake Macquarie - March 31st
  • Western Sydney - Tench Reserve, Penrith - April 7th
  • Sydney - Leichhardt Oval #3, Lilyfield (over the "Bay Run") - May 19th

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 17 February 2019

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Once again, WICEN NSW will be supporting the Dementia Australia Walk and Jog events. The schedule is:

Illawarra - Stuart Park, North Wollongong - March 3rd
Hunter - Speers Point Park, Lake Macquarie - March 31st
Western Sydney - Tench Reserve, Penrith - April 7th
Sydney - Leichhardt Oval #3, Lilyfield (over the "Bay Run") - May 19th

WICEN NSW will be at the Wyong Field Day, next Sunday, February 24th, 2019. This is a good opportunity for members to pay their annual membership, now $20. Volunteers are sought to staff the stand.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 10 February 2019

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WICEN has been asked to assist NSW SES Bush Search and Rescue during a remote canyon exercise from February 15th to the 17th in the Waratah Ridge - Bungleboori Creek area of the Wollemi National Park. The aim of this exercise is to test and compare the effectiveness of three systems; GRN, HF, and Garmin InReach satellite based text messaging; in a remote canyon environment. Please contact WICEN Operations if interested.

Today WICEN is holding their training day here in sunny Dural. (Ask a participant what they learnt about NVIS antennas.)

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 3 February 2019

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WICEN has been asked to assist NSW SES Bush Search and Rescue during a remote canyon exercise on February 15-17 in the Waratah Ridge - Bungleboori Creek area of the Wollemi National Park. The aim of this exercise is to test and compare the effectiveness of three systems, GRN, HF and Garmin InReach satellite based text messaging, in a remote canyon environment. Please contact WICEN Operations if interested.

The next WICEN training day will be here at ARNSW in Dural, next Sunday, February 10th.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 27 January 2019

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Congratulations to member Raffy Shammay VK2RF on being awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), for services to the community, in yesterday's Australia Day Honours. Mazel Tov.

The next WICEN training day will be here at ARNSW in Dural, on Sunday, February 10th.

WICEN NSW will be at the Wyong Field Day, on Sunday, February 24th, 2019. This is a good opportunity for members to pay their annual membership, now $20. Volunteers are sought to staff the stand.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 20 January 2019

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The next WICEN training day will be here at ARNSW in Dural, on Sunday, February 10th.

WICEN NSW will be at the Wyong Field Day, on Sunday, February 24th, 2019. This is a good opportunity for members to pay their annual membership, now $20. A shift on the display is a good chance to catch-up with fellow members.

The 2nd and 3rd of March are planned as a training weekend at Newnes, near Lithgow. This is the site of the Glow Worm Marathon, which WICEN will again support, in mid June.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 30 December 2018

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WICEN recently assisted VRA with the provision of Liaison Officers to SES Metro Zone, Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). Several Volunteer Rescue Association teams have been operating in the Sydney Basin, assisting the SES following the recent storms.

Sunday, February 3rd is a WICEN training day, here at ARNSW in Dural.

WICEN NSW will be at the Wyong Field Day, on Sunday, February 24th, 2019. This is a good opportunity for members to pay their annual membership.

The 2nd and 3rd of March are planned as a training weekend at Newnes, near Lithgow.

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