Article 2 – Purpose

The purpose of Fort Venango Mike & Key Club, Inc. Includes but is not limited to those activities stated in part 97(1)(a) of the FCC rules and regulations, specifically to:

(a) Participate in and promote amateur radio in the general community.

(b) Recognize and enhance the value of the amateur service to the public as a voluntary non-commercial communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications.

(c) Continue and extend the amateur’s proven ability to contribute to the advancement of the radio art.

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

(e) Continue and extend the amateur’s unique ability to enhance international goodwill.

(f) Secure for ourselves the pleasures and benefits of the association of persons commonly interested in Amateur Radio, by furthering better cooperation among its members and developing individual efficiency.