The BWRS will be conducting the Navshield at a location within 3
hour's travel from Sydney on the 5th and 6th of July, with set-up on
the 4th. WICEN provides safety and event management communications.
The base and at least one checkpoint can be reached by 2 Wheel Drive
vehicle. Members in a regional area can ask if it is in their
There is also the option for members to join the WICEN team for the event.
August, September and October sees Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk
and Jog events in Port Macquarie, the Hunter, Inner Western Sydney and
North 'Gong. These are fairly short events, which would make great
first events for newer members. Event commanders are being sought for
Port Macquarie and the Illawarra.
This year's Trek for Timor will be in the Blue Mountains, now
confirmed for the 20th of September, with 13km, 25km and 45km options.
WICEN has a twitter account: @wicennsw
WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club. Their
website at http://www.crarc.ampr.org/ includes details of both WICEN
and general events, including the upcoming Foundation licence course.
Coming events include:
The AGM is provisionally set for the afternoon of Saturday 21st of June
Nav Shield on Saturday 5th and 6th of July
Hunter Memory Walk and Jog at Lake Macquarie on Sunday 24th August
Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS on behalf of the WICEN State