Reverse Q codes
Your frequency is ... kc.
Does my frequency vary?//Your frequency varies.
How is the tone of my transmission?//The tone of your transmission is ...
Are you receiving me badly? Are my signals weak?//I cannot receive you. Your signals are too weak.
What is the legibility of my signals (1 to 5)?//The legibility of your signals is ... (1 to 5).
Are you busy?//I am busy (or busy with....). Please do not interfere.
Are you being interfered with?//I am being interfered with.
Are you troubled by static?//I am troubled by static.
Must I increase power?//Increase power.
Must I decrease power?//Decrease power.
Must I send faster?//Send faster ... (words per min.).
Must I send more slowly?//Transmit more slowly ... (w.p.m.).
Must I stop transmission?//Stop transmission.
Have you anything for me?//I have nothing for you.
Are you ready?//I am ready.
Must I advise ... that you are calling him on ... kc?//Please advise ... that I am calling him on ... kc.
When will you call again?//I will call you again at ... hours (on ... kc.).
By whom am I being called?//You are being called by ...
What is the strength of my signals (1 to 5)?//The strength of your signals is ... (1 to 5).
Does the strength of my signals vary?//The strength of your signals varies.
Is my keying correct? Are my signals distinct?//Your keying is incorrect; your signals are bad.
Must I transmit ... telegrams (or one telegram) at a time?//Transmit ... telegrams (or one telegram) at a time.
Shall I continue the transmission of all my traffic?//I can hear you between my signals. Continue: I shall interrupt you if necessary.
Can you acknowledge receipt?//I am acknowledging receipt.
Shall I repeat the last telegram I sent you?//Repeat the last telegram you sent me.
Can you communicate with ... directly (or through...)?//I can communicate with ... direct (or through...).
Will you relay to ...?//I will relay to ... free of charge.
Shall I change to ... kilocycles without changing the type of wave?//Change to ... kc. without changing type of wave.
What is your position (location)?//My position (location) is ....
What is the exact time?//The exact time is ....
Reverse Q codes