Radio Amateur's Code of Entics : West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Group
West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Group
West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Group
Helping Hams and the Community Since the 1930's
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Amateur Radio Operator's Code of Ethics

The Amateur is CONSIDERATE -- She/he never knowingly uses the air in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.

The Amateur is LOYAL -- She/he 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. He never allows it to interfere with any of the duties he owes to his home, his job, his school, or his community.

The Amateur is PATRIOTIC -- knowledge and station are always ready for the service of country and community.

The original Amateur's Code was written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA in 1928