There are currently 14 names in this directory beginning with the letter Q.
Standardised collection of three-letter message codes. Created when radio used Morse code exclusively, Q Codes continued to be employed after introduction of voice transmissions. The codes in the range QAA-QNZ are reserved for aeronautical use, QOA-QQZ for maritime use and QRA-QUZ for all services.
In amateur radio, QRP operation refers to transmitting at reduced power while attempting to maximise effective range. The term QRP derives from the standard Q code used in radio communications, where “QRP” and “QRP?” are used to request, “Reduce power”, and ask “Should I reduce power?” respectively.
A proword in radio communications signifying “Your transmission is too fast. Reduce speed of transmission.”
A communications prosign indicating that communication is difficult and each phrase should be transmitted twice.
Also called a mire, it is a wetland without forest cover, dominated by peat-forming plants, grass and mosses.
A unit of volume equal to a quarter of a gallon, two pints, or four cups. Since gallons of various sizes have historically been in use, quarts of various sizes have also existed.
Ordinary sand saturated with water reducing friction between particles resulting in a mixture that cannot support any weight. If you struggle you will get sucked under, but if you relax you will float since the density of a human body is less than that of quicksand.
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