Below, an offering of links to a few articles to read and ponder. All opinions of the authors are their own: however, these opinions are formed from many cumulative years of operation on the ham bands and are an indication of established practice.
ARRL “Considerate Operator’s Frequency Guide”
ARRL Ethics and Operating Procedures
Proper Communications Protocols
Thanks to Dave WA5X and Kim WK5X for the following excerpts from the ARES Operation Manual: