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CQ

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\ˈsē-ˈkyü\

Definition of CQ

—communications code letters used at the beginning of messages of general information or safety notices or by shortwave amateurs as an invitation to talk to other shortwave amateurs

Origin of CQ

call to quarters
First Known Use: 1924

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abbreviation

Definition of CQ

1
charge of quarters
2
commercial quality

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