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Q Signal Used As a Question Used As a Statement
QRG What is my (his) frequency? Your (His) frequency is ------
QRH Does my frequency vary? Your frequency varies
QRI How is the tone of my transmission? Your tone is 1 (good) 2 (variable) 3 (bad)
QRJ Are you receiving me badly? Are my signals weak? I cannot receive you. I receive you badly
QRK What is the readability of my (his) signals? Your (His) readability is (1)unreadable to (5)perfect
QRL Is this frequency busy? This frequency is in use
QRM Are you being interfered with? I am interfered with
QRN Are you troubled by static? I am being troubled with static
QRO Must I increase power? I increase power
QRP Can I decrease power? I decrease power
QRQ Shall I send faster? Send faster ------- WPM
QRS Shall I send slower? Send slower ------- WPM
QRT Shall I stop sending? Stop sending
QRU Have you anything for me? I have nothing for you
QRV Are you ready? I am ready
QRX When will you call me again? I will call you again at ------
QRZ Who is calling me? You are being called by ----
QSA What is the strength of my (his) signals? Your (His) strength is (1)barely perceptible - (5)very good
QSB Are my signals fading? Your signals are fading
QSL Can you acknowledge receipt? I acknowledge receipt
QSO Can you communicate with -------? I can communicate with -------
QSP Will you relay to -------? I will relay to -------
QST   Calling all radio amateurs
QSV Shall I send a series of V's? Send a series of V's
QSX Will you listen to ------- on --------- kHz? I am listening to ------- on -----------
QSY Shall I change frequency? Change frequency to ----------
QSZ Shall I send each word twice? Send each word twice
QTH What is your location? My location is -----
QTR What is the time? The time is ---------
QTS Will you send your call sign for ... minutes(s) now (or at ... hours) (on ... khz (or Mhz)) so that your frequency may be measured? I will send my call sign for ... minutes(s) now (or at ... hours) (on ... khz (or Mhz)) so that my frequency may be measured.
QTU What are the hours during which your station is open? My station is open from ... to ... hours.
QTV Shall I stand guard for you on the frequency of ...khz (or Mhz) (from ... to ... hours)? Stand guard for me on the frequency of ...khz (or Mhz) (from ... to ... hours)
QTX Will you keep your station open for further communication with me until further notice (or until ... hours)? I will keep my station open for further communication with you until further notice (or until ...hours)
QUA Have you news of ... (call sign)? Here is news of ...(call sign).
QUC What is the number (or other indication) of the last message you received from me (or from .. (call sign))? The number (or other indication) of the last message I received from you (or from ... (call sign) is ...
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