WICEN NSW Communications

WICEN is a statewide body which has been created to serve the needs of the particular state and as such the structure within each state differs according to the emergency management plan within that state.
In NSW, WICEN operates as a specialist support squad under the NSW State Disaster Plan (DISPLAN).


The WiCEN NSW membership year runs from April to March, so membership fees of $15 are due soon.
You can renew either:
     At the WICEN stand at the Wyong Field Day on the 28th February, or
     By direct bank deposit, please make payment to:
          Account name: WICEN NSW
          BSB: 112-879
          Account number: 155 590 471
Please include your callsign in the receiver's comment so we know who it's from.
For further information please contact the Treasurer at


WICEN will have a stand at the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club's Wyong Field Day on Sunday, 28th February 2016. This is an opportunity for non-members to join the organisation.

The first of a series of Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk & Jog events will be held on Sunday 28th February at Stuart Park, just north of Wollongong city. The Western Sydney event will be on Sunday 13th March. Port Macquarie is on April 3, and Sydney on Mayday. Albury-Wodonga's event is on May 22.

WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
It can be viewed at: http://twitter.com/wicennsw

Facebook users will find the official WICEN New South Wales page, and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and the surrounding "Capital Country". The club's website is at: http://www.crarc.ampr.org
Coming events include Foundation Licence courses and exams, and the Canberra Two Day Walk in early April.

WICEN Victoria are supporting the Yea Field Day at Yea, on Friday 18th March, and Saturday the 19th; and Duncan Run Hundred will be in the Tarra-Bulga National Park in south East Victoria in Saturday 2nd April. The group's website is at: http://vic.wicen.org.au

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