Here are some things you should remember: The NTC requires all radio amateurs to be a member of an accredited amateur radio club. However, being a member DOES NOT give you a license to operate a transceiver. Licensure examinations for amateur radio operators are conducted by the NTC regularly. The amateur frequency, as assigned by the NTC is from 144.000 to 146.000 MHz. It is therefore understood that NO COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC shall be transmitted on these frequencies. Even a bigger NO is the relay of COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC through the repeater. We have our nightly net every 8:30 pm on frequency 145.000 MHz minus 600 KHz duplex with 88.5 Hz tone. Radio nets are a kind of roll calls of amateur radio stations in the area. You are invited to join the net every evening. Club members and even non-memb...
March 1, 2020, Tagbilaran City Fire Station, Calceta St., Tagbilaran City
The CHARL Motorcycle Team provided radio communication and motorcycle escort during the Annual DML Montessori Motorcade last February 8, 2020.
CHARL celebrated its 34th Anniversary last January 31, 2020 at the MetroCentre Hotel & Convention Center, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. To coincide with the celebration was the Induction of Officers and New Members. The Guest of Honor was Provincial Board Member, Aldner R. Damalerio, vice Governor Arthur C. Yap, who was on official business in Japan. BM Damalerio, who himself was interested in "kitkit" in his younger years emphasized the importance of radio communications during disasters or emergencies. BM Damalerio is the Chairman of the SP Committee on Technical/Vocational and Information & Communication Technology. He inducted the Officers and Members of the Board of Trustees led by the Club President, DU7LEN-Lawrence. Congressman Edgar M. Chatto (DW7BDC), a regular member of CHARL,...
The newly constituted 2020 Board of Trustees of the Chocolate Hills Amateur Radio League, Inc. (CHARL) elected the new set of Officers for Calendar Year 2020 during their Board Meeting held last December 15, 2019 at Garden Cafe, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Elected are the following: President: Lawrence L. Medilo (DU7LEN) Executive Vice President: Alex M. Cuñado (DV7BMK) Vice President for External Affairs: Marito B. Gamalo (DV7BMG) Vice President for Internal Affairs: Ralph L. Bonita (DW7BLG) Corporate Secretary: Ralph Jacob D. Medina (DV7BLX) Treasurer: Kim Denno C. Cirujales (DV7BMY) Assistant Treasurer: Robin O. Liray (DW7BNK) Auditor: Charlito R. Mende (DV7BLT) Public Information Officer: Arvin D. Quibir (DY7BPF) The rest of the Board of Trustees are: Noel D. Padonat (DW7ICP) Adrian A.
CHARL held its Annual General Membership Meeting, Election of Trustees and Christmas Party last December 1, 2019 at the Gardenville Food & Events Venue, 0123 J. Alaba St., Bool, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. The Club President, DU7LEN-Lawrence, delivered his annual accomplishment report, while the Club Treasurer, DV7BMY-Kimoy, updated the members of the financial status of the Club. During the Election of Trustees, eleven (11) were elected/re-elected: 1. Alex M. Cuñado (DV7BMK) - 31 votes2. Lawrence L. Medilo (DU7LEN) - 29 votes3. Ralph Jacob D. Medina (DV7BLX) - 28 votes4. Marito B. Gamalo (DV7BMG) - 26 votes5. Ralph L. Bonita (DW7BLG) - 25 votes6. Kim Denno C. Cirujales (DV7BMY) - 23 votes7. Noel D. Padonat (DV7ICP) - 22 votes7. Charlito R. Mende (DV7BLT) - 22 votes7. Robin O. Liray (DW7B
CHARL conducted a Ham Radio Orientation and Seminar to more than 50 aspiring hams who are faculty members and employees of the Totolan National High School, Totolan, Dauis, Bohol, last November 27, 2019. The school's principal is Mr. Elmer Pizarras, himself a ham with call sign of DW7BPE. The seminar is aimed at encouraging their teachers and employees to take up ham radio as a past-time and which they could also use in times of emergencies and calamities.
62nd Jamboree-on-the-Air and 23rd Jamboree-on-the-InternetOctober 18-20, 2019Boy Scout of the Philippines (BSP) Bohol Council Headquarters
CHARL and HNU Amateur Radio Team (HART) members provided radio communication and traffic flow assistance to the College Departments of the Holy Name University (HNU) during their Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Assumption Church in Dauis, Bohol, last October 2, 2019.