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WICEN will have a stand at the Wyong Field Day next Sunday. Visiting the stand is a convenient way for members to pay their yearly membership, and for others to join. Membership is $15 per year.

WICEN has been asked to provide communications support for the Bushwalker's Wilderness Rescue Squad's Operational Exercise, or OPEX, at Winburndale Nature Reserve, 35kms north-east of Bathurst, on the weekend of 22nd and 23rd of March.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, the successor of the ACT division of the WIA. Their website at includes details of both WICEN and general events. Potential amateurs in Capital Country may find their training and licensing services of value.

Coming WICEN events include:

WICEN's display at the CCARC Field Day on Sunday 23 February
WICEN ACT's National Capital Rally from Friday 28 February to Sunday 2 March
BWRS Operational Exercise north-east of Bathurst on 22nd and 23rd of March.
WICEN ACT's Canberra Two Day Walk Saturday 28 and Sunday 29th of March

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