Code of Conduct
The Amateur is considerate -- They never knowingly uses the air in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
The Amateur is loyal -- They offers loyalty, encouragement, and support to all radio amateurs, local radio club, and to the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio is represented.
The Amateur is progressive -- Keeping the Amateur's station abreast of science; the station is well-built and efficient; operating practice is always above reproach.
The Amateur is friendly -- Slow and patient sending when requested, friendly advice and counsel to the beginner, kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others; these are marks of the amateur spirit.
The Amateur is balanced -- Radio is a hobby. They never allows it to interfere with any of the duties they owe to their home, job, school, or community.
The Amateur is patriotic -- knowledge and station are always ready for the service of country and community.