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BRAVO HOTEL ONE SIERRA CHARLIE WHISKEY

MORSE CODE (CW) ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS from http://www.qsl.net/w5www/abbr.html
(In Alphabetical Order)

73–Best Regards
88–Hugs and Kisses
ABT–About
AGN–Again
ANT–Antenna
ARND–Around
B4–Before
BCNU–Be Seeing You
BK–Break, Back (“I’m back now” or “Back to you”)
BN–Been
BTR–Better
BUX–Dollars
CLDY–Cloudy
CLR–Clear (usually a description of the weather)
CNTCT–Contact
CONDX–Conditions
CPY,CPI–Copy
CU–See you
CUD–Could
CUL–See You Later
CUZ–Because
DR–Dear (often used by foreign/DX operators in front of the other operator’s name)
ES–And
FB–Fine Business (good, excellent, OK)
FER–For
FT–Feet
GA–Good Afternoon, Go Ahead
GB–Good Bye, God Bless
GE–Good Evening
GL–Good Luck
GM–Good Morning
GUD–Good
HI–Telegraphic Laughing
HPE–Hope
HR–Here, Hear
HV–Have
HW–How (or “How copy?”)
LIL–Little
MNI–Many
NR–Near, Number
NW–Now
O 0–(usually used when stating transmitter output of 100 Watts. If using a straight key it is also OK to use a very long dah to represent 0.)
OM–Old Man
OP–Operator (Sometimes used insted of “name” when introducing oneself.)
PSE–Please
PWR–Power
R–are
RCVR–Receiver
SIGS–Signals
SN–Soon
SRI–Sorry
TMW–Tomorrow
TNX, TKS–Thanks
TU–Thank You (usually used at end of contact, meaning “Thanks for the contact”.)
TX–Transmit
U–You
UR–Your, You Are
URS–Yours
VY–Very
WID–With
WL–Well, will, we’ll
WTS–Watts
WUD–Would
WX–Weather
XCVR–Transceiver
XMTR–Transmitter
XYL–Wife
YL–Girlfriend (“Young Lady”)
YRS–(Years)

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