About Us

Brisbane Area WICEN Group Inc. (BAWG) is a “Community Service” section of the Amateur Radio hobby in South East Queensland. BAWG provides a group of Trained, Licenced Amateur Radio (often referred to as “HAM Radio”) Operators, who volunteer to assist in Emergency Situations and are able to provide Emergency and Safety Communications when normal communications do not exist or are inadequate.

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WICEN Mailing Lists

As an aide in keeping the membership up-to-date, we have two mailing lists.  The first is an announcements list, which is a low-volume list intended to distribute newsletters and other general group-wide announcements. The second, is a discussion “chat” list, where we can discuss anything WICEN or radio/electronics related. Both…

Upcoming events for 2018

Robert Willinger, has been in touch with a preliminary event listing for the upcoming year.  More information on events will be made available closer to the date. Date Event Location 17th/18th-March-18 Maxisoy Endurance Challenge Cooyar 30 Mar/2nd April-18 Far-A-Way Easter Endurance Ride Imbil 16th/17th-June-18 South Burnett Endurance Riders Ass. Nanango…

Renewal Form for 2017-2018

When renewing your memberships for 2017-2018 please complete the form below. Memebership_Renewal_2017-18 1 Header image: Legal Gavel & Open Law Book by Blogtrepreneur, CC-by-SA 2.0

Constitution

Brisbane Area WICEN Group Inc. Constitution as approved at the AGM has been approved by by The Office of Fair Trading. Constitution V3 (approved 21-08-2017) Header image: Legal Gavel & Open Law Book by Blogtrepreneur, CC-by-SA 2.0

Assistance for upcoming horse endurance rides requested

A major part of our activities is the numerous horse endurance rides that take place throughout the year.  If you can assist at any of these events, please contact us.  Members may find contact details for the person responsible on OwnCloud. 30 August—1st October: Sparkler Ride Starts Saturday 2.30pm and…

WICEN Exercise: Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge – Sunday 15 October 2017

Liam McCarthy, VK4XLM is looking for volunteers to assist in this year’s Brisbane to Gold Coast Bicycle Ride: Hi everyone, Bicycle Queensland (BQ) has once again requested the assistance of the Brisbane Area WICEN Group for their upcoming event: Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge (B2GC).  To be held this…

Change of Venue for next meeting

At the last business meeting, a decision was made to defer the decision on a permanent move to Hackerspace Brisbane and instead, to hold the September business meeting there so that the members who haven’t had a chance to check the place out can do so. We can then vote…

WICEN Constitutional Changes 2017

The following documents outline proposed changes to the existing WICEN Constitution and the reasoning behind the request for these changes.  The following documents are included in this post; Current Constitution   Constitution 2014-Final Proposed New Constitution  Constitution Draft 3.1-Draft Old Constitution Draft 3-Draft Proposed Changes   Motion to Change WICEN Constitution 20170816…

OwnCloud changes and proposed change of venue

Hi all, There has been a bit of work going in the background over the past few months.  As some may know, I have been hosting an instance of the OwnCloud groupware system as a virtual instance on my own infrastructure here as a way for us to share files…

Far-A-Way Endurance Riders Easter Carnival

The Far-A-Way Endurance Riders are holding their Easter Carnival in the Imbil forests over the 4 days of the Easter weekend. More details are available at http://faraway.asn.au/en/eec2013 Brisbane Area WICEN Group will be providing a Safety Network and in conjunction with this, will be manning checkpoints for this event. We…