Standard ITU Phonetics
Common Q Signals
Q Signals followed by a Question Mark
|QRG||Your exact frequency (or that of ___) is ___kHz.
Will you tell me my exact frequency (or that of ___)?
|QRL||I am busy (or I am busy with ___).
Are you busy?
|QRM||Your transmission is being interfered with ___.
Is my transmission being interfered with?
|QRN||I am troubled by static ___. (1 to 5 as under QRM)
Are you troubled by static?
Shall I increase power?
Shall I decrease power?
|QRQ||Send faster (___wpm).
Shall I send faster?
|QRS||Send more slowly (___wpm).
Shall I send more slowly?
Shall I stop sending
|QRU||I have nothing for you.
Have you anything for me?
|QRV||I am ready.
Are you ready?
|QRX||I will call you again at ___ hours (on ___kHz).
Will you call me again?
|QRZ||You are being called by ___ (on ___kHz).
Who is calling me?
|QSB||Your signals are fading.
Are my signals fading?
|QSK||I can hear you between signals; break in on my
transmission. Can you hear me between your signals
and if so may I break in on your transmission?
|QSL||I am acknowledging receipt. Can you acknowledge
receipt (of a message or transmission)?
|QSN||I did hear you (or ___) on ___kHz. Did you hear me
(or ___) on ___kHz?
|QSO||I can communicate with ___ direct (or relay through ___).
Can you communicate with ___ direct or by relay?
|QSP||I will relay to ___.
Will you relay to ___?
|QST||General call preceding a message addressed to all
amateurs and ARRL members.
This is in effect “CQ ARRL.”
|QSX||I am listening to ___ on ___kHz.
Will you listen to ___ on ___kHz?
|QSY||Change to transmission on another frequency
(or on ___kHz). Shall I change to transmission on
another frequency (or On ___kHz)?
|QTB||I do not agree with your counting of words.
I will repeat the first letter or digit of each word or group.
Do you agree with my counting of words?
|QTC||I have ___ messages for you (or for ___).
How many messages have you to send?
|QTH||My location is ___.
What is your location?
|QTR||The time is ___.
What is the correct time?
|QUA||I have news of ___.
Do you have news?