Abbreviations used on CW nets

  • AA ............All after
  • MILL ........Typewriter
  • AB ............All before
  • N ...............No
  • ADR ..........Address
  • NCS ..........Net Control Station
  • AGN .........Again
  • NR ............Number
  • C ...............Yes
  • R ................Roger, Received OK
  • CFM ..........Confirm
  • RPT ............Repeat
  • CK .............Check
  • SIG .............Signature
  • CLR ............Clear
  • SVC ............Prefix to Service Message
  • DLVD .........Delivered
  • TXT ............Text
  • DWN ..........Down
  • WA .............Word After
  • FM ..............From
  • WB ............Word Before
  • G, GG .........Going


    Special QN signals for CW nets

  • QAN -- Request Qso After the Net with _____.
  • QNA-- Answer in prearranged order.
  • QNB -- Act as relay between____ and____.
  • QNC -- All net stations copy.
  • QND-- The net is directed.
  • QNE -- Entire net please stand by.
  • QNF-- Net is free.
  • QNG -- Take over as NCS (Guard frequency)
  • QNH -- Your net frequency is high.
  • QNI -- Report into net.
  • QNJ -- Can you copy ____?
  • QNK -- Send message for (place or call) to ____.
  • QNL -- Your frequency is low.
  • QNM-- You are QRMing. Please stand by.
  • QNN -- Who is net control? Net control is ____.
  • QNO -- Going out of net.
  • QNP -- Unable to copy you (or ___ ). Poor conditions.
  • QNQ -- Move frequency to ____,  and wait for ____
                   to finish traffic; then send him traffic for ____.
  • QNR -- Answer ____ and relay or receive his traffic.
  • QNS -- Following stations in net.
  • QNU --____ has traffic for U.
  • QNV -- Make contact with ____ on this frequency,
                  then move to (freq). Send him traffic for____.
  • QNW -- Through whom shall I relay messages for_____?
  • QNX -- You are excused from the net; or I request to be excused.
  • QNY -- Please shift to new frequency or to ____ to prevent
                  QRMing other net stations, or to clear traffic with____.
  • QNZ -- ZERO beat your signal with mine.



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