Php 29-M Worth of New Radio Equipment Blessed
Camp Ruperto K Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – Police Regional Office 8 thru the flagship of PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA, Regional Director spearheaded the ceremonial blessing of the Php 29-M worth of New Radio Equipment in coordination with the Regional Communication and Electronics Unit 8 (RCEU8) during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony on February 24, 2020 at the PRO8 Grandstand.
These items will be an additional asset to reinforce the shortage of communication equipment in order to strengthen the conduct of Internal Security Operations and be able to immediately respond to any eventuality especially in remote Company Camps and Police Stations.
The Php 28, 760, 976 .00 worth of 27 units VHF Low band Falcon 3 Harris Radio with complete accessories is funded under the 2019 Capability Enhancement Program while the Php 588, 000.00 worth of 120 units Yanton Handheld Radio is under the Internal Security Operation Fund of the PNP.
Falcon 3 Harris radios are highly secure, flexible and reliable commonly used by the Armed Forces. They are also inter operable with existing VHF radio systems and built with Global Positioning System (GPS). It is also capable of text and voice message that can be accessed directly from the radio with 26 km or more voice transmission, while Yanton radios are used for short range transmission with multifunction LCD display and VHF transmitter.
The recipient units of said equipment will be trained accordingly by the personnel of RCEU8 as to its proper use, care and maintenance.
“This is a great help to PRO8 and will definitely boost our operational capability in terms of communication especially in the remote areas of some line units where signal is inaccessible,” RD Divina said. He also emphasized the proper use and maintenance of it at all times for a longer serviceable span of the equipment.
Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following numbers and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).