The Radio Amateur is CONSIDERATE...never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.
The Radio Amateur is LOYAL...offers 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.
The Radio Amateur is PROGRESSIVE...with knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station and operation above
The Radio Amateur is FRIENDLY...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.
The Radio Amateur is BALANCED...radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or
The Radio Amateur is PATRIOTIC...station and skill always ready for service to country and community.