Goto Section: 97.1 | 97.3 | Table of Contents

FCC 97.1
Revised as of September 29, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 97.1   Basis and purpose.

   The rules and regulations in this part are designed to provide an
   amateur radio service having a fundamental purpose as expressed in the
   following principles:

   (a) Recognition and enhancement of the value of the amateur service to
   the public as a voluntary noncommercial communication service,
   particularly with respect to providing emergency communications.

   (b) Continuation and extension of the amateur's proven ability to
   contribute to the advancement of the radio art.

   (c) Encouragement and improvement of the amateur service through rules
   which provide for advancing skills in both the communication and
   technical phases of the art.

   (d) Expansion of the existing reservoir within the amateur radio
   service of trained operators, technicians, and electronics experts.

   (e) Continuation and extension of the amateur's unique ability to
   enhance international goodwill.

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Goto Section: 97.1 | 97.3

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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