Morse  Code


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Q W E R T Y U I O P
A S D F G H J K L ?
Z X C V B N M , . /
    Wait     End of Work     Error     Invitation
to Transmit
Understood
Day to day Q-Codes
QRL?     QRM     QRN     QRZ?       QTH
QSY     QSB     QSL     QSO       QRS
Abbreviations for CW
ABT ADR AGN ANT BTR CFM CK CL CQ CS
CTL CUD CUL CUS CX DE DX ES FB FER
FM FWD GA GE GL GM GN GUD HR HV
HW MSG NIL NW PSE PWR RIG RPT RST RX
SFR SIG SRI SSB STN TFC TMW TNX TX UR
URS VY WID WKD WL WX XCVR XTMR XYL 73
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Q-Code Meanings

QRG --- Your exact frequency is ____
QRG? -- Will you tell me my exact frequency?
QRH --- Your frequency vary
QRH? -- Does my frequency vary?
QRJ --- I am receiving you badly
QRJ? -- Are you receiving me badly?
QRK --- The intelligibility of your signal is ____
QRK? -- What is the intelligibility of my signals?
QRL --- I am busy, please do not interfere
QRL? -- Are you busy? Is this frequency in use?
QRM --- Your transmission is being interfered with ____
QRM? -- Is my transmission being interfered with?
QRN --- I am troubled by static ____
QRN? -- Are you troubled by static?
QRO --- Increase power
QRO? -- Shall I increase power?
QRP --- Decrease power
QRP? -- Shall I decrease power?
QRQ --- Send faster
QRQ? -- Shall I send faster?
QRS --- Send more slowly
QRS? -- Shall I send more slowly?
QRT --- Stop sending
QRT? -- Shall I stop sending?
QRU --- I have nothing for you
QRU? -- Have you anything for me?
QRV --- I am ready
QRV? -- Are you ready?
QRX --- I will call you again
QRX? -- Will you call me again?
QRZ --- Your are being called by ____
QRZ? -- Who is calling me?
QSA --- Your signal strength is ____
QSA? -- What is my signal strength?
QSB --- Your signals are fading
QSB? -- Are my signals fading?
QSK --- I can hear you between signals; you can break in
QSK? -- Can you hear me between signals; can I break in?
QSL --- I am acknowledging receipt of message
QSL? -- Can you acknowledge receipt of message?
QSN --- I did hear you on ____
QSN? -- Did you hear me on ____?
QSO --- I can communicate with ____ direct
QSO? -- Can you communicate with ____ direct?
QSP --- Will relay to ____
QSP? -- Will you relay to ____?
QST --- General call to amateurs and ARRL members
QST? -- Is there any amateur or ARRL member calling?
QSX --- I am listening to ____ on ____
QSX? -- Will you listen to ____ on ____?
QSY - - Change to transmission on another frequency
QSY? -- Shall I change transmission to another frequency?
QTC --- I have ____ messages for you(or for ____)
QTC? -- How many masseges have you to send?
QTH --- My location is ____
QTH? -- What is your location?
QTR --- The correct time is ____
QTR? -- What is the correct time?
QUA --- I have news of ____
QUA? -- Do you have news of ____?

CW Abbreviations

AA ---- All after
AB ---- All before
ABT --- About
ADR --- Address
AGN --- Again
ANT --- Antenna
ARND -- Around
BCI --- Broadcast interference
BCL --- Broadcast listener
BCNU -- Be seeing you later
BN ---- All between; been
BTR --- Better
BUG --- Semiautomatic mechanical key
B4 ---- Before
C ----- Yes; correct
CBA --- Callbook address
CFM --- Confirm; I confirm
CK ---- Check
CL ---- Clear, I am off air
CLD --- Called
CLG --- Calling
CQ ---- Calling any station
CS ---- Callsign
CTL --- Control
CUD --- Could
CUL --- See you later
CUZ --- Because
CW ---- Continuous wave
CX ---- Conditions
DE ---- From/This is
DLD --- Delivered
DLVD -- Delivered
DN ---- Down
DR ---- Dear
DX ---- Long distance contact, foreign countries
EMRG -- Emergency
ENUF -- Enough
ES ---- And
FB ---- Okay, fine business, excellent
FER --- For
FM ---- Frequency Modulation; From
FREQ -- Frequency
FWD --- Forward
GA ---- Good afternoon or Go ahead(or resume sending)
GB --- Good-bye
GBA --- Give better address
GE ---- Good evening
GG ---- Going
GL ---- Good luck
GM ---- Good morning
GN ---- Good night
GND --- Ground potential
GUD --- Good
GX ---- Ground
HI ---- Humour; Laugh
HR ---- Here; Hear
HV ---- Have
HW ---- How
IMI --- I say again; repeat
IMP --- Impedance
K ---- Invitation for any station to transmit
LID --- Poor operator
MA ---- Milliamperes
MILS -- Milliamperes
MNI --- Many
MSG --- Message
N ----- No, or nine
NCS --- Net control station
ND ---- Nothing doing
NIL --- Nothing; I have nothing for you
NM ---- Name; No more
NR ---- Number
NW ---- Now
NX ---- Noise(y)
OB ---- Old boy
OC ---- Old chap
OM ---- Old man
OO ---- Official observer
OP ---- Operator; Operation
OPR --- Operator
OT ---- Old timer
OTC --- Old timers club
PBL --- Preamble
PSE --- Please
PWR --- Power
PX ---- Press; Prefix
R ----- Received as transmitted
RCD --- Received
RCVR -- Radio Receiver
REF --- Refer to; referring to; reference
RFI --- Radio Frequency Interference
RIG --- Radio gears; station equipment
RPT --- Repeat; I repeat; Report
RPRT -- Report
RST --- Readability-Signal/Strength-Tone report
RTTY -- Radioteletype
RX --- Receive; Receiver
SAE --- Self-addressed envelope
SASE -- Self-addressed, stamped envelope
SED --- Said
SEZ --- Says
SFR --- So far
SIG --- Signal/Signature
SIGS -- Signals
SKED -- Schedule
SMS --- Short message service
SN ---- Soon
SNR --- Signal-to-noise ratio
SRI --- Sorry
SSB --- Single sideband
STN --- Station
SVC --- Service
SWL --- Short wave listener
T ----- Zero
TEMP -- Temperature
TFC --- Traffic
TKS --- Thanks
TMW --- Tomorrow
TNX --- Thanks
TT ---- That
TU ---- Thank you
TVI --- Television interference
TX ---- Transmit/Transmitter
TXT --- Text
U ----- You
UR ---- Your/You're
URS --- Yours
VFO --- Variable-frequency oscillator
VX ---- Voice/Phone
VY ---- Very
W ----- Watts
WA ---- Word after
WB ---- Word before
WD ---- Word
WDS --- Words
WID --- With
WKD --- Worked
WKG --- Working
WL ---- Will; well
WUD --- Would
WX ---- Weather
XCVR -- Transceiver
XMTR -- Transmitter
XTAL -- Crystal
XYL --- Wife
YF ---- Wife
YL ---- Young lady
ZX ---- Zero beat
73 ---- Best regards
88 ---- Love and kisses