Jackson Hole Area Amateur Radio Club
The Amateur's Code
The Radio Amateur is:
CONSIDERATE.... never knowingly operates
in such a way as to lessen 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
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 interest 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
The original Amateur's Code was written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in
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