Q Signal Meaning
QRA What is the name of your station? The name of my station is ________.
QRG Will you tell me my exact frequency? Your exact frequency is ______ kHz.
QRH Does my frequency vary? Your frequency varies.
QRI How is the tone of my transmission? The tone of your transmission is ___ (1. Good; 2. Variable; 3. Bad).
QRJ Are you receiving my badly? I am receiving you badly. You signals are too weak.
QRK What is the intelligibility of my signals? The intelligibility of your signals are ___ (1. Bad; 2. Poor; 3. Fair; 4. Good; 5. Excellent).
QRL Are you busy? I am busy. Please do not interfere.
QRM Is my transmission being interfered with? Your transmission is being interfered with. General term for interference.
QRN Are you troubled by static? I am troubled by static.
QRO Shall I increase power? Increase power.
QRP Shall I decrease power? Decrease power. General term for low power operation.
QRQ Shall I send faster? Send faster.
QRS Shall I send slower? Send slower.
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.
QRW Shall I inform _______ that you are calling on ______? Please inform _________ that I am calling on ______.
QRX When will you call me again? I will call you again at _____ hours.
QRY What is my turn? Your turn is numbered ___.
QRZ Who is calling me? You are being called by ________ on ________.
QSA What is the strength of my signals? The strength of your signals are ___.
QSB Are my signals fading? Your signals are fading.
QSD Is my keying defective? Your keying is defective.
QSG Shall I send ___ messages at a time? Send ___ Messages at a time.
QSK Can you hear me between your signals and if so can I break in on your transmission? I can hear you between my signals; break in on my transmission.
QSL Can you acknowledge receipt? I am acknowledging receipt.
QSM Shall I repeat message number ___? Repeat message number ___.
QSN Did you hear me on _______? I heard you on _______.
QSO Can you communicate with ________ direct or by relay? I can communicate with ________ direct or by relay.
QSP Will you relay to _______? I will relay to _______.
QST General call preceding a message addressed to all amateurs and ARRL members. This is in effect "CQ ARRL."
QSU Shall I send a reply on this frequency? Send a reply on this frequency.
QSV Shall I send a series of Vs on this frequency? Send a series of Vs on this frequency.
QSW Will you send on this frequency? I will send on this frequency.
QSX Will you listen to _______ on _______? I will listen to _______ on _______.
QSY Can you change frequency? I am changing frequency.
QSZ Shall I send each word or group more than once? Send each word or group ___ times.
QTA Shall I cancel message number ___? Cancel message number ___.
QTB Do you agree with my counting of words? I do not agree with your counting of words. I will repeat the first letter of each word or group.
QTC How many messages have you to send? I have ___ messages for you.
QTH What is your location? My location is _________.
QTR What is the correct time? The correct time is _______.
QTV Shall I stand guard for you? Stand guard for me.
QTX Will you keep your station open for further communications with me? I will keep my station open for further communications with you. Keep your station open for me.
QUA Have you news of ________? I have news of ________.