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Abbreviations and call signs

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Abbreviations and call signs

  1. 1.  Abbreviations  Missing vowels  Two letters  Odd ones out  Call signs  National  International
  2. 2.  MSG – MeSsaGe  UR – yoUR  K - oK
  3. 3.  BK – BreaK  CQ – Seek You  CW – Continuous Wave  DE – From  RX – Receiver  TX – transmit  AM – amplitude modulation  FM – frequency modulation
  4. 4.  R – Receive (Roger)  RST – Readability, Signal Strength, Tone  UTC – Coordinate Universal Time (GMT)  SSB – single side band
  5. 5.  AMTOR – Amateur teleprinting over radio
  6. 6.  SSTV - Slow Scan TV  Seconds to minutes Faith 7
  7. 7.  ITU – International Telecommunication Union  1865  Part of the UN  International radio standards
  8. 8.  IARU – International Amateur Radio Union  Confederation of National amateur radio organisations  1925  Representation to ITU
  9. 9.  European Conference on Post and Telecommunication Administration  Conférence européenne des administrations des postes et des télécommunications  1959  State telecomms
  10. 10.  PST – Post och Telestyrelsen  Swedish government agency for post and telecomms
  11. 11.  <country><area><person> BIG------- Small  Mostly: letter – number - letter  Sweden  SA, SB and SM – private  SA and SK – radio clubs  SL - defence
  12. 12.  SM3CER  SM2CWX
  13. 13.  [host country/]<call sign>[/host area/][mobility]  M – mobile  AM – air mobile  MM – marine mobile (in international waters)  SM3CER / MM  SM2CWX / 5 / M
  14. 14.  LA / SM3CER  VE /SM2CWX
  15. 15.  QRV  QRZ  QSB  QTH  QRO  QRX  QSL  QRS  QRP  QRM  QRN  QRK

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