Submitted by VK2YJS on

If you picked up a membership form at last Sunday's Field Day this is
your reminder to fill it out and mail it back. If it now smells of
tamarind, because you spilled Aussie BBQ sauce on it, replacements are
available on the WICEN website.

Steven VK2BOS advises that, in addition to text based HF Digital
Modes, the Monday evening group will also experiment with the new
digital voice software called FreeDV. This is available from:

On Sunday May 5 WICEN is supporting the Memory Walk & Jog run by the
NSW branch of Alzheimer's Australia over the "Bay Run" course in inner
western Sydney. This will be followed by similar events in Newcastle
and Wollongong later in the year.

WICEN's sister group within the VRA, the Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue
Squad is running their famous 4 Day Comprehensive Remote Area First
Aid over the weekends of 6 & 7 April 2013 and 20 & 21 April 2013.
This course includes three competencies and satisfies both the new
first aid standard for rescue operators and Workcover requirements. A
shorter courses is also available.

WICEN ACT has events planned from March, include the National Capital
Rally, running from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd; and the Australian
Carriage Driving Championships at Witwood on Easter Sunday, the 31st.
The Canberra 2 Day Walk will be on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April.

Coming events include:

NatCap Rally in the ACT, which concludes today.
WICEN ACT's Australian Carriage Driving Championships at Witwood,
Sunday 31st February.
Canberra 2 Day Walk on 6th and 7th April.
Alzheimer's Australia Memory Walk & Jog on Sunday 5th May.
The 25th BWRS Navshield on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July.

More information, including the printable membership form and a
web-based contact form can be found at:

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