This is a club of members of the British First Class CW Operators' Club (FOC) who live in the US ninth call area district.
Founded in 1938, and with its roots, history and management in the UK, FOC promotes good CW (Morse code) operating, activity, friendship and socializing via its worldwide membership of approximately 500. Members are active on all HF bands and the character of the club is best expressed in its motto:
"A man should keep his friendship in constant repair" - Samuel Johnson (1755).
Foster and encourage a high standard of CW operating ability and behavior on the amateur bands.
Observe the license conditions and principles of band planning.
Are considerate of other amateurs at all times.
Project the future of the hobby by being active, by encouraging newcomers and by supporting a national society.