(Thanks to fellow CHR member VE7KWK for submitting the chuckle of the day)
Some Q signals have never made it to the ARRL’s official list. Here are
some that many agree would be useful in appropriate situations. As with regular Q signals, each
can be a statement or a question, depending on whether a question mark follows it.
QBA – My antenna is BIG!
QBA? – How big is your antenna?
QBO – Don’t sit next to that guy in the meeting.
QBO? – Buddy, can you spare some soap?
QBS – It’s getting deep in here.
QBS? – Did I tell you about the one that got away?
QCP – I am using Cat Power(From Rotary Cat Power Wheel)
QCP? – Are you using Cat Power?
QCW – I am going to whistle Morse Code on FM (or SSB)
QCW? – Why are you whistling Morse?
QDR – Damn Right the frequency is busy! (In response to QRL)
QDR? – Do you have a Receiver? (In response to QRL)
QET – Phone home.
QET? – Has anyone called me from another planet?
QFH – This frequency is MINE! – go elsewhere.
QFH? – Is this frequency hogged?
QHI – I am jumping in quick to say hi, then going QRT.
QHI? – Are you leaving after only one transmission?
QLF – I am sending with my left foot.
QLF? – Are you sending with your left foot?
QOK – Your last transmission was Okie Dokie.
QOK? – Was my last transmission OK?
QPM – Your signal is purr modulated.
QPM? – Is my signal purr modulated?
QRC – Warning, rag chewer on frequency.
QRC? – Are you a rag chewer?
QWC? – Who cares?
QWC – I don’t care
QZZ – I fell asleep at the mike.
QZZ? – Is that a 60Hz hum, or are you snoring?