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It is with regret that WICEN notes the passing of Peter Corkeron VK2AGB. Peter was a Life Member of the organisation, and former State Secretary and Training Officer. The State Emergency Service also acknowledged his service to that group, including in the areas of communications and aviation, with Life Membership.

The Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday, 22nd August at 2:00 pm here at Amateur Radio NSW in Quarry Road, Dural. Official notification will be sent 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. This can be a good event for newer members, as they will be placed with an experienced member.

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.

WICEN Victoria's website lists the Mini Marathon at Moama on the Murry River on Saturday, 17th October.

Coming events include:

Annual General Meeting on Saturday 22nd August 2pm at ARNSW Dural
Brookvale Horse Enduro, 26 & 27 September,

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