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G2C-2011: CW operating procedures and procedural signals, Q signals and common abbreviations; full break in

G2C01-2011: Which of the following describes full break-in telegraphy (QSK)?

Transmitting stations can receive between code characters and elements

Breaking stations send the Morse code prosign BK

Automatic keyers are used to send Morse code instead of hand keys

An operator must activate a manual send/receive switch before and after every transmission

G2C02-2011: What should you do if a CW station sends "QRS"?

Send slower

Change frequency

Increase your power

Repeat everything twice

G2C03-2011: What does it mean when a CW operator sends "KN" at the end of a transmission?

Listening only for a specific station or stations

Listening for novice stations

Operating full break-in

Closing station now

G2C04-2011: What does it mean when a CW operator sends "CL" at the end of a transmission?

Closing station

Keep frequency clear

Operating full break-in

Listening only for a specific station or stations

G2C05-2011: What is the best speed to use answering a CQ in Morse Code?

The speed at which the CQ was sent

The fastest speed at which you are comfortable copying

A slow speed until contact is established

5 wpm, as all operators licensed to operate CW can copy this speed

G2C06-2011: What does the term “zero beat” mean in CW operation?

Matching your transmit frequency to the frequency of a received signal.

Matching the speed of the transmitting station

Operating split to avoid interference on frequency

Sending without error

G2C07-2011: When sending CW, what does a ā€œCā€ mean when added to the RST report?

Chirpy or unstable signal

Report was read from S meter reading rather than estimated

100 percent copy

Key clicks

G2C08-2011: What prosign is sent to indicate the end of a formal message when using CW?





G2C09-2011: What does the Q signal "QSL" mean?

I acknowledge receipt

Send slower

We have already confirmed by card

We have worked before

G2C10-2011: What does the Q signal "QRQ" mean?

Send faster

Slow down

Zero beat my signal

Quitting operation

G2C11-2011: What does the Q signal “QRV” mean?

I am ready to receive messages

You are sending too fast

There is interference on the frequency

I am quitting for the day

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