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The 111 km Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, and the 67 km Wisemans Dash concludes this morning. These raise funds for the ARROW, The Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation. You can visit to sponsor a paddler.

On Sunday November 18th there will be a WICEN training day here at ARNSW Dural, with topics including network design, message passing, and repeater trailer setup and operation. Please email if you are attending.

WICEN NSW will be at the Wyong Field Day, confirmed as Sunday, February 24th, 2019; while the 2nd and 3rd of March are pencilled in as a training weekend at Newnes.

For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page, and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN Northern Rivers has a weekly net on Tuesdays at 8:00pm, on the Lismore repeater VK2RSC on 146.8 MHz, requiring a 123 Hz tone. Listen for VK2WIR.

The WICEN Mid North Coast Region monthly meeting is held on the first Saturday of the month, at SES HQ, Central Road, Port Macquarie, beginning at 15:30. The region is also running an HF net on Thursday evenings at 19:00, on the WICEN frequency, 3.600 MHz.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the "Capital Country" region, and on the South Coast. Both Fitz's Challenge, and the Whitwood Carriage Driving event are today. See the "WICEN" and "Events" pages on:

WICEN Victoria is supporting the Stockman's Rally at Big River today. The Peninsula Shire Communications Exercise in Mornington is Saturday November 10th. A 4WD event is scheduled for February 9th and 10th, at Big River. The group holds a net on 3.6 MHz each Tuesday at 8:30 pm. Their site is at:

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