The Amateur’s Code

by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA (1928)

The Radio Amateur is:
CONSIDERATE… - never knowingly operating in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
LOYAL… - offering loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and internationally.
PROGRESSIVE… - with knowledge abreast of science, a well built and efficient station, and operation beyond reproach.
FRIENDLY… - with slow and patient operation when requested, friendly advice and counsel to the beginner, kindly assistance, co-operation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.
BALANCED… - Radio is an advocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.
PATRIOTIC… - with station and skill always ready for service to country and community.


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