WICEN will have a stand at the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club's Wyong Field Day on 22 February 2015.
NASA has announced that 2014 was the hottest year on record, attributing it to greenhouse gases. This not only contributes to more severe bushfires, but the added energy in the atmosphere contributes to making storms of all types more damaging.
For Timothy's benefit, your Publicity Officer is indeed wearing his green WICEN - VRA baseball cap, one of a range of uniform items available to active members at a subsidised price. Other items include a specially printed a white VRA polo shirt and a high visibility jacket. Further items, such as trousers can be found at http://rescue.org.au under the Uniforms tab.
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 http://www.crarc.ampr.org 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.