Submitted by VK2YJS on

Steven VK2BOS advises that, in addition to text based HF Digital
Modes, the Monday evening group will also experiment with the new
digital voice software called FreeDV. This is available from:

On Sunday May 5 WICEN is supporting the Memory Walk & Jog run by the
NSW branch of Alzheimer's Australia over the "Bay Run" course in inner
western Sydney. This will be followed by similar events in Newcastle
and Wollongong later in the year.

WICEN's sister group within the VRA, the Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue
Squad is running their famous 4 Day Comprehensive Remote Area First
Aid over the weekends of 6 & 7 April 2013 and 20 & 21 April 2013.
This course includes "Apply First Aid" and two further competencies,
and satisfies both the new first aid standard for rescue operators and
Workcover requirements. Basic courses are also available.

You can read more about it here:

WICEN ACT's events include Australian Carriage Driving Championships
at Witwood on Easter Sunday, 31st March and the Canberra 2 Day Walk
will be on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April.

Coming events include:

WICEN ACT's Australian Carriage Driving Championships at Witwood,
Sunday 31st February.
Canberra 2 Day Walk on 6th and 7th April.
Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk & Jog on Sunday 5th May.
The 25th BWRS Navshield on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July.

More information, including the printable membership form and a
web-based contact form can be found at:

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