The Amateur's Creed
Considerate...never knowingly uses the air in such a way to lesson the pleasure of others.
Loyal...offers loyalty, encouragement and support to their fellow radio
amateurs, their local radio club, and to the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio is represented.
Progressive...with knowledge abreast of science. It is well-built and efficient.
Operating practice is above reproach.
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
Balanced...radio is their hobby. They never allow it to interfere with
any of the duties they owe to their home, job, church, school, or community.
Patriotic...their knowledge and their station are always ready for the service
of his country and their community.