💡 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 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 amateur spirit.
- 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 and community.
– adapted from the original Amateur’s Code, written by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, in 1928.”
🌎 DX Code of Conduct
- I will listen, and listen, and then listen again before calling
- I will only call if I can copy the DX station properly.
- I will not trust the DX cluster and will be sure of the DX station’s call sign before calling.
- I will not interfere with the DX station nor anyone calling and will never tune up on the DX frequency or in the QSX slot.