Creating A Radiogram

ARRL Numbered Radiograms

The letters ARL are inserted in the preamble in the check and in the text before spelled out numbers,
which represent texts from this list. Note that some ARL texts include insertion of numerals.

Example:

NR 1 R W1AW ARL 5 NEWINGTON CONN DEC 25 DONALD R. SMITH AA
164 EAST SIXTH AVE AA NORTH RIVER CITY MO AA
PHONE 73-3968 BT ARL FIFTY ARL SIXTY ONE BT DIANA AR

For additional information about traffic handling,
consult The ARRL Operating Manual, published by ARRL.

Group One -- For Possible "Relief Emergency Use"

    ONE:  Everyone safe here. Please don't worry.

    TWO:  Coming home as soon as possible.

    THREE:  Am in _______ hospital. Receiving excellent care and recovering fine.

    FOUR:   Only slight property damage here. Do not be concerned about disaster reports.

    FIVE:  Am moving to new location. Send no further mail or communication.
               Will inform you of new address when relocated.

    SIX:   Will contact you as soon as possible.

    SEVEN:   Please reply by Amateur Radio through the amateur delivering this message.
                    This is a free public service.

    EIGHT:    Need additional _______ mobile or portable equipment for immediate emergency use.

    NINE:     Additional ______ radio operators needed to assist with emergency at this location.

    TEN:     Please contact _______. Advise to standby and provide further emergency information,
                  instructions or assistance.

    ELEVEN:     Establish Amateur Radio emergency communications with ______ on _______ MHz.

    TWELVE:     Anxious to hear from you. No word in some time. Please contact me as soon as possible.

    THIRTEEN:     Medical emergency situation exits here.

    FOURTEEN:     Situation here becoming critical. Losses and damage from _______increasing.

    FIFTEEN:     Please advise your condition and what help is needed.

    SIXTEEN:     Property damage very severe in this area.

    SEVENTEEN:     REACT communications services also available. Establish REACT
                                 communication with _______ on channel_______.

    EIGHTEEN:     Please contact me as soon as possible at _______.

    NINETEEN:     Request health and welfare report on _______.  State, name, address and telephone number.

    TWENTY:     Temporarily stranded. Will need some assistance. Please contact me at _______.

    TWENTY ONE:     Search and Rescue assistance is needed by local authorities here. Advise availability.

    TWENTY TWO:      Need accurate information on the extent and type of conditions now
                                      existing at your location. Please furnish this information and reply without delay.

    TWENTY THREE:    Report at once the accessibility and best way to reach your location.

    TWENTY FOUR:    Evacuation of residents from this area urgently needed. Advise plans for help.

    TWENTY FIVE:     Furnish as soon as possible the weather conditions at your location.

    TWENTY SIX::    Help and care for evacuation of sick and injured from this location


Emergency/priority messages originating from official sources must carry the signature of the originating official.
 

Group Two -- Routine messages

    FORTY SIX:    Greetings on your birthday and best wishes for many more to come.

    FIFTY:     Greetings by Amateur Radio.

    FIFTY ONE:      Greetings by Amateur Radio. This message is sent as a free public service
                                by ham radio operators at _______.Am having a wonderful time.

    FIFTY TWO:      Really enjoyed being with you. Looking forward to getting together again.

    FIFTY THREE:      Received your _______. It's appreciated; many thanks.

    FIFTY FOUR:      Many thanks for your good wishes.

    FIFTY FIVE:      Good news is always welcome. Very delighted to hear about yours.

    FIFTY SIX:      Congratulations on your _______, a most worthy and deserved achievement.

    FIFTY SEVEN:     Wish we could be together.

    FIFTY EIGHT:     Have a wonderful time. Let us know when you return.

    FIFTY NINE:      Congratulations on the new arrival. Hope mother and child are well.

    *SIXTY:     Wishing you the best of everything on _______.

    SIXTY ONE:     Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

    *SIXTY TWO:     Greetings and best wishes to you for a pleasant _______ holiday season.

    SIXTY THREE:     Victory or defeat, our best wishes are with you. Hope you win.

    SIXTY FOUR:      Arrived safely at _______.

    SIXTY FIVE:    Arriving _______ on _______. Please arrange to meet me there.

    SIXTY SIX:     DX QSLs are on hand for you at the _______QSL Bureau.
                              Send _______ self addressed envelopes.

    SIXTY SEVEN:    Your message number _______ undeliverable because of _______ Please advise.

    SIXTY EIGHT:    Sorry to hear you are ill. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

    SIXTY NINE:      Welcome to the _______. We are glad to have you with us
                                  and hope you will enjoy the fun and fellowship of the organization.

(ARL NUMBERS SHOULD BE SPELLED OUT AT ALL TIMES)

    *Can be used for all holidays.

    FORM FSD-3 (Revised 2/94)

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