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WICEN South Australia

VK5WIE

WICEN SA, PO Box 600
Modbury South Australia 5092

http://www.sa.wicen.org.au/

Introduction

The Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network Incorporated [WICEN SA Inc] operates as a separate identity under the auspices of the Wireless Institute of Australia.

WICEN is a group of approximately 55 volunteer Radio Amateurs who provide their time and equipment to other emergency groups to enable the transmission, via radio networks, of voice and data messages from mobile field bases to a central control.

Listed officially under the State Disaster Plan, WICEN provides radio communications and also co-operates with the State Emergency Service, The Salvation Army and The Red Cross when emergencies arise.

The members of WICEN and other fellow Radio Amateurs have provided communications for Walk Against Want, Bicycles SA, the Rally of SA and, previously, the Classic Adelaide Rally. These field exercises are used as a training forum to test radio equipment and operating skills for WICEN radio operators and their friends.

The members provide their own radio, computer and other equipment to augment WICEN's own Radio Translators, Repeaters, Antenna systems and Data facilities.

WICEN SA is contactable by emergency organisations via a mobile phone listed on the website or above.

Meetings

WICEN SA does not hold regular meetings, but holds events regularly.

It cooperates with, and works through the local radio clubs.

The WICEN SA committee meets regularly via SKYPE

The Annual General Meeting of WICEN SA is usually held during May each year.(refer Website)

Club Activities & Events

Please see website

Training Courses And Assessment Information

Please see website

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Please see website

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Paul Hoffmann, VK5PH
Phone : 0418 803 177
Email :

Club Contact Details

WICEN South Australia
WICEN SA, PO Box 600
Modbury South Australia 5092
http://www.sa.wicen.org.au/
Phone : 0403 791488
Email :

Committee

President
Nic McLean, VK5ZAT
Phone : 0417 822728
Email :

Secretary
Andrew Macmichael, VK5MAC
Phone : 0403 791488
Email :

Treasurer
Trevor Quick, VK5ATQ
Phone : 08 8380 5542
Email :

 

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