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On Sunday, February 26th, WICEN will be represented at the CCARC Field Day. This is an opportunity for members to renew their membership, and for others to join. Members are asked to indicate if they are available to help staff the stand.

February 26th is also the first of a series of Alzheimer's Australia NSW's Memory Walk and Jog events, in this case at Stuart Park, North Wollongong. March 12th is the Western Sydney walk at Penrith, and May 7 is the Sydney walk.

WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
It can be viewed at:

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

WICEN Northern Rivers region held their next regular bi-monthly meetingtoday at 1000 hours at the Summerland Amateur Radio Club. The region also has a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:00pm summer time, on the Lismore repeater VK2RSC on 146.8 MHz, requiring a 123 Hz tone. Listen for VK2WIR.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the ACT and the surrounding "Capital Country". The weekend of April 1st and 2nd is the Canberra Two Day Walk. Foundation courses, and exams for all levels, are provided by the Club, the next being 18th and 19th March. The club's website, which includes the coming year's WICEN events is at:

WICEN Victoria holds a net every Tuesday at 2030 on or near 3.6 MHz. Their next events are, the Field Weekend at Yea is on March 3rd to 5th, a four-wheel-drive challenge near Avoca on March 25th & 26th, Duncan's Run on April 1, and the Sunraysia 600 on April 22 at Keera Station near Lake Cullulleraine, south-west of Wentworth. Their website is:

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