Common abbreviations

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This list is a selection of the more common abbreviations often heard in amateur radio Morse code transmissions. You are not expected to know the meaning of them for the test, although you should be able to copy them if they occur.

 

ANT

antenna

AGN

again

BCI

Interference from broadcasting stations

BUG

automatic code key

CLD

called

CUD

could

DX

long distance

CUL

see you later

CW

morse code

ES

and

FB

fine business

GE

good evening

GM

good morning

GND

ground

GUD

good

HI

laughter

HW

how

OB

old boy

OM

old man

PSE

please

PWR

power

R

all received

RFI

radio frequency interference

RIG

equipment used

RX

receiver

SKED

schedule

SSB

single sideband

TNX

thanks

TX

transmitter

VY

very

WUD

would

WX

weather

XYL

wife

YL

girlfriend (young lady)

73

best wishes

88

kisses