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