Today we tackle terms and other jargon that can be quite prevalent in amateur radio. Today we discuss the topics below and will ask you to give us your thoughts on understanding and helping Amateur Radio terms for beginners in the hobby.
Lingo and acronyms
What lingo or acronyms did you not understand at first?
– USB, LSB, AM, FM, PSK
– Q codes (where to learn them), QSL, QRZ, QRT, QRO
– When someone says CQ
– Shack, holiday shacks or something else?
– OM, XYL, YL, SK
– What is 73 and why do we use it?
– When someone says you’re 5/9 what is that?
– CTCSS(PL) tones
– APRS, WSPR, LoTW
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0:00 Amateur Radio Terms for the Beginner
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