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WICEN NSW is currently assisting the Rural Fire Service by providing operators for their Glen Innes Command Centre.

WICEN Training Day was held here at ARNSW today. Members are encouraged to take advantage of the free courses offered by the Office of Emergency Management, at:

WICEN will also be present at the Wyong Field Day on Sunday, 23 February.

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

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 runs 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. The BMSC Rallye de Femmes is taking place on the 7th of December. For more info, visit:

WICEN Victoria will support the Alpine Rally. It runs from November 29th to December 1st, around Lakes Entrance in East Gippsland. This is a gravel road rally for classic cars, and photos can be seen at: The weekly net is on each Tuesday at 8:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. WICEN Victoria's website is:

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