What are all those Q signals?

Ever wonder what the “Q signals” that you hear now and then mean?

The set of Q signals goes way back to the early Morse Code days, when sending a long sentence took valuable ‘circuit time’ … so a whole set of abbreviations was developed for the most often used statements and questions.

A nice directory of Amateur Radio Q-Codes can be found here —

http://www.qsl.net/w5www/qcode.html

 

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