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WICEN South Australia has been activated in the past week to support SAVEM, the South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management, providing (non-amateur) hand-held radios to them and the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources fire appliance travelling with their convoy; and setting up an aluminium mast at their base location.

WICEN will have a stand at the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club's Wyong Field Day on 22 February 2015.

WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw

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

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and surrounding areas. The club's website at includes details of both WICEN and general events, including training.

Coming events include:

CCARC's Wyong Field Day on Sunday 22 February 2015

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