What is the weather condition in....?
: There is a thunderstorm here.
I am transmitting in low power.
Q-CODES IN CW TELEGRAPHY NETWORK
: Please answer in this order...
: Please relay between... and ...
: News for everybody.
: Network with a control or anchor station
: Standby all stations
: Network without control or anchor station
Please take over as control/anchor station
: Your frequency is very high
: * Network members please check in
* ... (callsign) checking in
: Do you copy me or ... (callsign)?
: Please send a message(s).
: Your frequency is very low.
: You are disturbing the network! Please stop transmitting.
: * The control/anchor station is ...
* Who is the control/anchor?
Station ... is leaving the network.
I cannot copy you (or ... callsign)
: Transfer to frequency/channel ... and wait until ... (callsign) finishes
his message then you can send him your own message.
: Acknowledge ... and copy his messages.
* The following stations are in the network ...
* Which stations are in the network?
Requesting permission to leave the network for ... minutes.
: There are messages for you, please standby.
If necessary, contact ... and transfer to ... kHz/MHz.
: How should I send further messages?
: * You are permitted to leave the network.
* Requesting permission to leave the network.
Change frequency to ... kHz/MHz to contact ...
: Please send accurately in my transmitting frequency.
Question : How is the quality of my audio (tone)?
Answer : Your audio (tone) is ... 1. not readable
2. quite readable
3. very readable
: I must break the radio traffic.
CODES WHICH ARE POPULAR IN VHF-FM NETWORKS
: My callsign is ... Question : What is your callsign?
: Distance between two stations ...
Exact frequency (channel)
Your signal is fading. Question : Does my signal fade?
Question : How is the quality of my tone?
Answer : Your tone is ... 1. good
: Weak signal. Question : Is my signal weak?
: Question : How is the readability of my audio?
Answer : The readability of my audio is : 1. very bad
: I am busy. QRL also means work, occupation or office.
: Any type of interference or disturbance.
* Your transmission has 1. no
5. very strong ... interference
: Atmospheric interference
* My reception is 1. not
5. very strongly ... disturbed by atmospheric interference
: High transmitting power.
Question : Should I increase my transmitting power?
Answer : Increase your transmitting power.
: Low transmitting power.
Question : Should I decrease my transmitting power?
Answer : Decrease your transmitting power.
Question : Should I speak faster ? or in telegraphy : Should I send
Answer : Speak faster or in telegraphy : Send ... words per minute.
: Emergency signal in amateur radio.
: Question : Should I speak slower? or in telegraphy : Should I
Answer : Speak slower or in telegraphy: Send ... words per minute.
: End of contact. Sign off.
Question : Shall we sign off?
Answer : We shall sign off.
: Question : Do you have anything for me? or Do you have any message
Answer : I have nothing for you.
: Question : Are you ready?
Answer : I am ready.
: Please inform ... (callsign) that I will call him in ... kHz/MHz.
: Question : When are you going to call me? or I am standing by.
Answer : I am going to call you at ... o'clock in ... kHz/MHz.
: What is my turn? You are number ...
: Who is calling me? or : What is your callsign?
: General code for signal strength
* Your signal strength is ... 1. very weak
3. quite strong
5. very strong
Fading of signal strength. Your signal is fading.
Poor keying or poor audio
: I can hear between my messages.
: Acknowledgment of reception.
Request : Please acknowledge my call.
Answer : I am acknowledging you call.
: Question : Should I repeat the last message?
Answer : Repeat the last message.
: Radio contact connection, talk.
: I will relay the information to ... or: Please relay the information
Question : What frequency are you going to use?
Answer : I will use the frequency ...
Information for everybody.
: Answer/transmit in this frequency ...
: I can contact ... (callsign or name) by telephone.
: Transmit a continous row of V's
: I am going to transmit in ... kHz/MHz
: I am receiving in ... kHz/MHz or: I am ready to receive ... (callsign)
in ...kHz/MHz. or: I am standing by in ... kHz/MHz
: Transfer to frequency (channel) ...
: Please say every work twice.
: This report is invalid.
: I have a message for you.
Question : What is your location ?
Answer : My location is ...
: The callsign is verified.
: Exact time. The time is ... o'clock/hours
Question : What time does your station operate?
Answer : My station operates from ... hours up to ... hours.
I am ready to communicate with you up to ... hours.
: Do you have reports/news from ... ?
Here are the reports/news from ...
: Can we communicate in telegraphy?
Did you/I receive the emergency call from ...
: I am resuming normal operation.
: I cannot copy/hear you.
taken from the "Radio Operators'
Code Book" by Elpidio Latorilla
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