Never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the
pleasure of others.
Offers loyalty, encouragement and other amateurs, local clubs, and
the American Radio Relay League, though which Amateur Radio in the
US is represented nationally and internatonally.
With knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient
station and operating above reproach.
Slow and patient operating when requested; friendly advise and
counsel to the beginner, kindly assistance, cooperation and
consideration for interests of others. There are the hallmarks
of the amateur spirit.
Radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family,
job, school or community.
Station and skill always ready for service to country and community.
The original Amateur’s Code was written by Paul M. Segal W9EEA, in 1928.
Refer: KC7NYR, Mark E. Pierce’s website.