Additional Q Signals Needed for Repeater Use

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  1. K5HM

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    After more than a year on various Two Meter repeaters in my local area , I came to the conclusion that some additional Q signals are needed to facilitate local repeater use. Here are are few that I found would be handy to have:

    QWK Going to work,
    QBQ Know a good BBQ place?
    QCF Going for coffee
    QGA Stopping for gas
    QBR I need a beer
    QHO Headed for home
    QTF Traffic is bad
    QHD Going to Home Depot
    QXL Picking up the XYL
    QKD Picking up kids
    QLT I’m late!
    QTO On the way to breakfast
    QDT Done That
    QBT Been there

    QDW That Doesn’t Work

    QWW That Won’t Work

    QIX The XYL is in the car. Don’t mention anything I just bought

  2. K8MHZ

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    QQQ Stuttering John is on Howard Stern right now

    QCP Call me on my cell phone (I'll call you on your cell phone)

    QFQ Am I full quieting? (You are full quieting)

    QIF Can you hear me on the input frequency? (I can hear you on the input frequency)

    QWN Do I have wind noise? (You have wind noise)

    QAW Do you hear alternator whine? (I hear alternator whine)

    QIN Do you hear ignition noise? (I hear ignition noise)

    QFB Are you on Facebook? (I am on Facebook)

    OK, I'm done.
  3. K8MHZ

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    Ya know, this could be fun....

    Why not just make them up on the fly? The fun part would be hearing the response of the person you are talking to when you tell them what they mean.

    Op 1: "Yeah, I think I will play around with some QWD tonight."

    Op 2: "QWD? What's QWD?"

    Op 1: "Operating While Drunk."
  4. KB9BVN

    KB9BVN Ham Member QRZ Page

    I was always told by my elmers that if I used Q signs on the VHF/UHF repeaters, I would be identified as a lid by my peers.
  5. K8MHZ

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    Yeah, the olde ones.

    These are new, improved and especially crafted for use on the repeaters. Your peers will understand.
  6. KX0Z

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    Oh my god, those are great!!! I got a good full belly roll out of them...
  7. K8JJT

    K8JJT Ham Member QRZ Page

    "QIX The XYL is in the car. Don’t mention anything I just bought"

    Awesome... :D
  8. KC2PCF

    KC2PCF Ham Member QRZ Page

    QDN, I'm destinated. :rolleyes: :D
  9. W5HTW

    W5HTW Ham Member QRZ Page

    QMD - I need a McDonald's, quick, coffee and a rest room break.

    QMD4 - Get me a sausage and egg biscuit meal, black coffee.
  10. KL7AJ

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    QPN: I need to pee NOW.
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