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MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 03-08-2012
SUBJECT: Revised Amateur Radio Regulations
Pursuant to the provisions of the Radio Control Law, Act No. 3846 as amended by Commonwealth Act. Nos. 571 and No. 546, the following rules and regulations governing the Amateur Radio Service to be known as the Revised Amateur Radio Regulations, are hereby promulgated:
SECTION I. GENERAL
1. Statement of purpose – Under these Radio Regulations, the following purposes are adopted as guiding principles to maintain a high standard of service, technique, and procedures in the Amateur Radio Service.
1.1 RECOGNITION and enhancement of the value of the amateur radio service to the public as a voluntary non-commercial radio communication service, particularly with respect to providing radio communications in times of emergencies and calamities.
1.2 ENCOURAGEMENT and improvement of the amateur radio service through experimentation and development of progressive skills in the art, science and technology of radio communications.
1.3 INCREASE in the number of licensed amateurs who are self-trained, skilled experimenters and electronic technologists in the Amateur Radio Service.
1.4 RECOGNITION of only one national amateur radio organization or society which may represent the Philippine amateurs in all conferences and meetings, either local or international, and with the end in view of fostering cordial relationship and efficient coordination between radio amateurs and the government.