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The Annual General Meeting will be next Saturday, 22nd August at 2:00 pm, here at Amateur Radio NSW in Quarry Road, Dural. Official notification has been mailed to financial members.

The Barrington Tops SAREX, built around the search for the missing light aircraft, VH-MDX will be over the weekend of October 17 and 18.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, one of the largest events on WICEN's calendar will be overnight, on October 24th and 25th.

The Northern Rivers region are tentatively involved with the "Paddle for Life" down the Richmond River, on the 12th and 13th of September, and the Horse Enduro at Wiangaree on the 3rd adn 4th of October.

WICEN has a new postal address which is:

PO Box 6151

WICEN received a credit at the end of the SBS programme on the Port to Port Mountain Bike Event in the Hunter. The show can be seen in SBS on Demand, at:

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. The group is supporting the ACTERA Brookvale Horse Enduro on the weekend of the 26th and 27th of September. Brookvale is a property which straddles the north western border of the ACT and NSW. BMSC - Tumut Valley Rally is on Saturday the 17th of October. Fitz's Challenge is a long distance cycling event in the western areas of the ACT, held on Sunday 25th of October.

WICEN Victoria's website lists the Mini Marathon at Moama, NSW on Saturday, 17th October. The Stockmans Rally is on Sunday the 25th of October in the Big River State Forest.

Coming events include:

Annual General Meeting on Saturday 22nd August 2pm at ARNSW Dural
Paddle for Life on the Richmond River, on the 12th & 13th September
Brookvale Horse Enduro, 26 & 27 September
Horse Enduro at Wiangaree, 3rd & 4th October.
BMSC - Tumut Valley Rally on 17 October
Barrington Tops SAREX on 17 & 18 October
Hawkesbury Canoe Classic on 24th & 25th October
Fitz's Challenge on the 25th October
Stockmans Rally in Victoria on 25th October
Jenolan Caves Operational Excercise on 31 october

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