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.
THE RADIO OPERATOR EXAMINATION COMMITTEE (ROEC) HEREBY OFFICIALLY RELEASES THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO PASSED THE SPECIAL EXAMINATION HELD IN TAGBILARAN CITY, BOHOL ON MAY 19, 2019 AS FOLLOWS:RESTRICTED RADIO OPERATOR CERTIFICATE (RROC - AIRCRAFT)1 SECUSANA, KEVIN JAMES M.AMATEUR CLASS "A" (CODE) (PASSED CODE ONLY)1 ACEBES, MOISES FERDINAND J.2 BULIAS, ARTURO M.AMATEUR CLASS "B" (ELEMENT 2 ONLY)1 BOLONGAITA, RICO S.2 ACEBES, ERIC G.AMATEUR CLASS "B" (ELEMENTS 5, 6 & 7)1 APARICIO, DOMINIC B.2 BUCIA, DARIO P.3 MADERA, JOSEPH HAROLD S.4 MADRIA, MICHAEL P.5 MICULOB, ELIAN L.6 MORALES, GELAN C.7 PADONAT, NOEL D.8 RAMO, MATHENY G.AMATEUR CLASS "C" (ELEMENTS 3 & 4 ONLY)1 MADRIA, MAEFIEL C.AMATEUR CLASS "C" (ELEMENTS 2, 3 & 4)1 ACERON, REY A.2 AGUILES, RONALD R.3 AYCO, ANTHONY D.4 BARBARON...
CHARL will be hosting a Special Radio Operators' Examination to be conducted by the Radio Operators Examination Committee (ROEC) of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), Quezon City, come May 19, 2019 in Tagbilaran City. The exact venue of the Exam is the Bohol Institute of Technology - International College (BIT-IC) Main Campus, Gallares Street, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Requirements for application are as follows: FOR FIRST-TIME APPLICANTS: Xerox copy of Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, Voter’s ID, Passport, PRC License, Driver’s License or any documents which can serve as a basis for age and Filipino Citizenship.Two (2) copies of your recent 1x1 ID photo. Examination fee of P 50.00.Proof of attendance in the seminar conducted by CHARL. FOR RE-TAKERS/
The Chocolate Hills Amateur Radio League, Inc. celebrated with 33rd Anniversary with an Induction and Oath-taking of New Officers and Members for Calendar Year 2019 last February 2, 2019 at Reyna's the Haven & Gardens, Bruñidor St. (formerly New Calceta St.), Tagbilaran City, with the theme: "Strength and Resilience Amidst the Challenges in Ham Radio". PARA District 7 Director, Ador Lamoste (DU7AL), administered the oath to the new set of Officers for 2019 led by Club President, Lawrence Medilo (DU7LEN). In his speech, representing PARA, he expressed his support to CHARL in all its activities and gave inspiration to the officers and members to continue with serving the community thru ham radio. The new Officers and members of the Board together with the PARA District 7 Director,
The Board of Trustees of the Chocolate Hills Amateur Radio League, Inc. (CHARL) elected their Officers for Calendar Year 2019 during the Board Meeting held last January 17, 2019 at the Udtohan Residence, Sen. Aquino Jr. Ave., Tagbilaran City. Elected are the following: President: Lawrence L. Medilo (DU7LEN)Executive Vice President: Gerisse Marie U. Marmito (DU7GMM)Vice President for External Affairs: Maria Theresa U. Marmito (DU7TES)Vice President for Internal Affairs: Marito B. Gamalo (DV7BMG)Corporate Secretary: Alex M. Cuñado (DV7BMK)Treasurer: Kim Denno C. Cirujales (DV7BMY)Auditor: Charlito R. Mende (DV7BLT)Public Information Officer: Evaresto C. Jumawid (DY7BMT) The rest of the Board of Trustees are: Michael P. Madria (DW7BMN)Laica Mae M. Lamoste (DV7BLE)Noel D. Padonat
CHARL's Annual General Membership Meeting, Election of Trustees and Christmas Party was recently held last December 2, 2018 at the Udtohan Residence, Sen. Aquino Jr. Ave., Tagbilaran City. The activity started with the meeting wherein Engr. Gerisses Marie Marmito (DU7GMM) reported on the Club's activities for the calendar year 2018. Club Treasurer, Kim Denno Cirujales (DV7BMY), reported on the financial status of the club. It was followed by the elections for the four (4) seats in the Board of Trustees vice Monico H. Sayon (DW7BMX), Michael P. Madria (DW7BMN), Kim Denno C. Cirujales (DV7BMY) and Laica Mae M. Lamoste (DV7BLE), whose term will end on December 31, 2018. Elected to a new 3-year term are: Laica Mae M. Lamoste (DV7BLE) - 30 votesMichael P. Madria (DW7BMN) - 29 vote...
CHARL participated in the 61st Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) and 22nd Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) on October 20-21, 2018, organized by the Boy Scout of the Philippines (BSP) and PARA. CHARL put up a station on top of Mt. Banat-i, Bool, Tagbilaran City. The CHARL delegation was headed by its President, Engr. Gerisse Marie Marmito (DU7GMM). Boy Scouts from all over Bohol were there to participate, headed by BSP-Bohol Council Scout Executive Hermes T. Angoy. Photos courtesy of Ian Embradura (DY7BNV).
Nine (9) CHARL members completed the 4-day Standard First Aid and Basic Life Support Training held at the PRC Bohol Chapter HQ, Marapao Street, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, last September 20-23, 2018. It was sponsored by the Philippines Red Cross-Bohol Chapter. The graduates were: Lawrence Medilo, DU7LEN Matt Yrseth Marmito, DU7MTT Ralph Bonita, DW7BLG Climaco Bernales, DW7BMM Evaresto Jumawid, DY7BMT Adrian Embradura, DY7BNV Anthony Galve, 7RAG Julius Robert Racho, 7JRR John Lloyd Perez, 7JLP