Submitted by VK2YJS on

WICEN is supporting a search and Rescue Exercise, or "SAREX" in southern New South Wales over the weekend of the 13th and 14th of June.

WICEN Northern Rivers Region is holding a meeting and training this morning, covering antennas for short-distance HF communications using near vertical incidence skywave or NVIS.

The Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Squad is holding the 27th NavShield over the weekend of 4th and 5th July, with WICEN teams deploying on the evening of Friday 3rd July.

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

Coming events include:

Southern NSW SAREX this weekend
Northern Rivers Meeting and Training this morning
NavShield 4th and 5th of July

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