cq call amateur radio
Abbreviations are short codes used in morse and teleptype communications. They reduce time for the operator and hence increase speed of operator to operator corrections/operations.
Following abbreviations are recommended for Amateur Station Operator’s Examination in India.
AA ALL AFTER
AB ALL BEFORE
AR END OF TRANSMISSION
AS WAITING PERIOD
BT Signal mark separation
C Yes or Affirmative
CFM Confirm or I confirm
CL I am closing my station
VA End of work
CQ General call to all stations
PSE Please

 

DE From ….  (or THIS IS )
K Invitation to transmit
KN Invitation to transmit. Others to stay away please
NIL I have nothing to send you
OK We agree
R Received
TU Tank you
WA Word after
WB Word before
WX Weather report