†The Amateurís Code of Conduct
An amateur radio operator is:
Never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
Offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is presented nationally and internationally.
With the knowledge abreast of science, a well built and efficient station and operation above reproach.
Slow and patient operating when requested; friendly advice and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.
Radio is an avocation, never interfering with the duties owed to family, job, school or community.
Station and skills always ready for service to the country and community.
He† or she understands that this is a:
Having fun communicating and experimenting - that's what Amateur Radio is all about.
He or she understands that :
Is a worldwide network of people from various cultures united by a common love of wireless communication.