Article I. Preamble
As conscientious radio amateurs, it is our primary endeavor to support and preserve amateur radio as a public service with the sense of dedication to the community and to the welfare of other amateurs throughout the world. The radio amateur in our society is bound by the traditions of fair play, personal growth and service to the community without personal gain or profit. The established pattern of community service includes education, voluntary service during times of emergency and need and encouragement and training of any member of the community who seeks to acquire an amateur radio license without regard to race, religion, age, color, gender or ant handicap condition. Therefore in the conviction that we can achieve this and through working together through the exchange of ideas and through the mutual understanding, help and companionship which we find with one another e have established “Apple City Amateur Radio Club Inc” to further our common welfare and the well-being of the community.
Article II. Purpose
Section 1. To develop and provide a broad comprehensive program for the enlightenment and guidance of radio amateurs on the special problems they encounter.
Section 2. To develop and provide broad comprehensive programs of group activities and recreational activities in which participation by radio amateurs will be
a satisfying experience for its inherent value for the development of group identification as radio amateurs and through companionable associations with
other amateurs while providing the members of this club and the community with the sense of shared experience and community service.
Section 3. To encourage and develop the interchange among amateurs of experience and knowledge related to there special talents and skills to establish a
clearing house for the exchange of such experience with each other and various community agencies without personal or organizational financial gain.
Section 4. To print, publish and distribute newsletters, promotional information, technical information and other material that will enable amateurs to better fulfill
their roles as hams.
Section 5. To establish advisory services for assistance and guidance to community organizations and individuals.
Section 6. To ascertain, develop and extend among amateurs opportunities to practice on operations on the air and in so doing accepting the premise that every
amateur is responsible for appropriate practices.
Section 7. To promote the explicit code of conduct and behavior recommended by the American Radio Relay League Inc, that supports the tradition of play and
courtesy to other amateurs while on the air.
Section 8. To establish advisory or standing communities consisting of amateur experts so as to enable the purposes of this club.
Section 9. To cooperate and affiliate with the American Radio Relay League Inc, on matters of mutual interest.
Section 10. To develop, sponsor and support work towards legislation on all matter relating to amateur radio.
Article III. No Financial Interest
Apple City Amateur Radio Club Inc, is a non profit organization and no part of any income which it may have shall inure to the benefit of any private party who might be deemed a member, nor shall any member, officer or employee of the organization receive or be entitled to receive any pecuniary profit of any kind, except for reasonable compensation as approved by or in the manner authorized by the board of directors and general membership for services effecting one or more of the purposes of the organization.
Article IV. Board of Directors
The number of its directors shall be no less than five. The officers of this club shall be the President and Vice President. Others shall be three Trustees and the Immediate past President, who shall be deemed ex-official member of the Board of Directors.