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TELECOMMUNICATION CONVENTION. DECEMBER 9, 1932. 2627 ABBREVIATIONS TO BE USED IN ALL SERVICEs-Continued Abbreviation QUC QUD QUF Qua QUH QUJ Question What is the last message you received from ... (call signal oj the mobile station)? Have you received the urgent signal transmitted by • •• (call ,ignal oj the mo- bile ,tation)? Have you received the distress signal sent by ..• (call signal oj the mobile station)? II Will you be forced to come , down on water (or on land)? ! Will you give me the present barometric pressure at sea level? Will you please indicate the proper course to steer to- wards you, with no wind? I Answer or statement The last message I received from ... (caU Bignal of the mobile ,tation) is ... I have received the urgent signal transmitted by •.. (caU ,ignal oj the mobile station) at ... (time). I have received the distress signal sent by . • . (call signal oJ the mobile alation) at .•. (time). I am forced to come down on water (or on land) at ... (place). The present barometric pres- sure at sea level is ... (units). The proper course to steer towards me. with no wind, is ... degrees at •.. (time). 2. MISCELI.ANEOUS ABBREVIATIONH Abbreviation MeaniDg


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-- ---- C Yes. N No. P Announcing private telegram in the mobile service (to be used as a prefI,X). W Word or words. AA All after • .. (to be used after a question mark to request a repetition) . AB All before •.. (to be used after a question mark to request a repetition) . AL All that has just been transmitted (to be used after a question mark to request a repetition). BN All between •.. (to be used after a question mark to request a repetition). BQ Answer to RQ. CL I am closing my station. CS Call signal (to be used in requesting that call signal be given or repeated). DB I cannot give you a bearing, you are not in the calibrated sector of this station. DC The minimum of your signal is suitable for the bearing. List or abhrevia- tions-Continued. 2. Miscellaneous ab- breviations.