We are pleased to announce the 2018 schedules of the radio operator certificate – amateur category. The exact location of examination will be announced shortly. We would like to remind the requirements needed for the examination as well.

GUIDELINES & INFORMATION
SOME PERTINENT GUIDELINES & INFORMATION

1. An applicant for examination must possess the following general qualifications:

1.1 A citizen of the Philippines or a citizen of other countries that provide the same privilege extended to Filipino nationals in their country as far as examination is concerned.

1.2 At  least twelve (12) years old for Class A, B and C. For Class D, the minimum age shall be nine (9) years  old provided there is an affidavit of parental consent.

1.3 Ability to transmit and/or receive messages either in Filipino, English, or any of the Philippine languages.

2. Examination Coverage – The examination shall cover  the rules, procedures and technical materials that an amateur will need to  know in order to operate a station properly.

 Element   I Morse Code
 Element   II Rules and Regulations
 Element   III Fundamentals of Electronics and Electricity
 Element   IV Amateur Radio Practice
 Element   V Signals, Frequencies and Emission
 Element   VI Circuit Components
 Element   VII Operating Procedures
 Element   VIII Practical Circuits
 Element   IX Antenna and Transmission Lines
 Element   X Radio Wave Propagation
3. Required Elements for each class of Amateurs.
 Class A Elements I, VIII, IX and X
 Class B Elements V, VI and VII
 Class C Elements II, III and IV
 Class D  Elements II

4. Required Rating – The candidate must obtain an average of 70% to pass the written examination required for a class of amateur license provided that a rating of not less than 50% is received for any of the prescribed elements.

5. The NTC shall prescribe the elements of examination for each class of amateur including the syllabus or area of study and examination for each element.

6. In the event that a candidate for Class C fails in Element III and IV, but passes element II, he shall be eligible for a Class D License.

7. Special Candidates – A registered Electronics and Communications Engineer or a holder of a valid commercial first class radio telephone operator certificate is qualified to hold an amateur Class “B” provided he shall pass the examination for Element II without undergoing the examination for Class “C”. Similarly, a holder of a valid first or second class commercial radiotelegraph radio operator certificate shall be required to pass the examination for Element II only.

8. LICENSING OF FOREIGN AMATEURS – The NTC may authorize a foreign visitor to operate an amateur radio station while temporarily staying in the Philippines; Provided the applicant shall submit the following requirements:

a. Copy of valid Amateur Radio Operator Certificate issued by the country of citizenship.
b. Any proof that his/her country provides the same privilege with Filipino amateurs.
c. Endorsement from recognized national organization.
d. Payment of required fees.

A Temporary Permit valid for one (1) year shall be issued upon submission of the required documents. Foreign amateurs are encouraged to affiliate with the national amateur radio organization for better camaraderie and fellowship.

10. Authorized Station Power Output.

A Class “A” licensee shall be authorized to operate an HF fixed and/or mobile radio station with an output power not to exceed one (1) kilowatt on a continuous wave (CW) or two (2) kilowatts (kw) peak envelope power (PEP) on single side band (SSB) suppressed carrier and state-of-the-art on VHF/UHF fixed, mobile or portable station.

A Class “B” licensee shall be authorized to operate an HF fixed and/or mobile radio station with an output power not to exceed five hundred (500) watts on CW or one (1) kw PEP on SSB suppressed carrier and state-of-the-art on VHF/UHF fixed, mobile or portable station.

A Class “C” licensee shall be authorized to operate an HF fixed and/or mobile radio station with an output power not to exceed one hundred (100) watts on CW or two hundred (200) watts PEP on SSB suppressed carrier and one hundred (100) watts on VHF fixed, mobile or portable station.

A Class “D” licensee shall be authorized to operate a VHF fixed radio station with an output power not to exceed fifty (50) watts and VHF mobile or portable station not to exceed ten (10) watts.

SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR AMATEUR ROC
Type Filing Fee Construction Permit License Fee
Class A
P 60.00 P 120.00
Class B P 60.00 P 132.00
Class C P 60.00 P 144.00
Class D P 60.00 P 144.00
Amateur Club Station (Simplex) P 180.00 P 600.00 P 700.00
Amateur Club Station (Repeater) P 180.00 P 600.00 P 1,320.00
REQUIREMENTS
NEW APPLICANT

1. Copy of Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, Passport, PRC License, Driver’s License or Any document which can serve as basis for age and Filipino citizenship.

2. Proof of attendance in a seminar conducted by NTC Accredited Amateur Club.
3. Two(2) identical copies 1″X1″ picture.
4. Two(2) self addressed stamped envelopes
5. P50.00 Examination Fee.

REMOVAL/RE-EXAMINATION

1. Copy of Report of Rating of previous examination taken.
2. Two(2) identical copies 1″X1″ picture.
3. Two(2) self addressed stamped envelopes
4. P50.00 Examination Fee.

UPGRADING

1. Authenticated copy of Amateur Radio Station License.
2. Two(2) identical copies 1″X1″ picture.
3. Two(2) self addressed stamped envelopes
4. P50.00 Examination Fee.

SCHEDULE
DATE OF EXAMINATION PLACE OF EXAMINATION DEADLINE OF FILLING OF EXAMINATION
May 12, 2018 Isabela – South Central School, Cauayan City April 27, 2018
December 1, 2018 Tuguegarao City (Cagayan) November 16, 2018
FORMS
Information Sheet DOWNLOAD
Application for Examination DOWNLOAD
Application for Radio Operator Certificate DOWNLOAD
Application for Amateur Radio Station License DOWNLOAD
EXAMINATION RESULT
APRIL 9, 2017- AMATEUR
MAY 6, 2017 - AMATEUR