CQ

communications code abbreviation
\ˈsē-ˈkyü \

Definition of CQ 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Definition of CQ (Entry 2 of 2)

1 charge of quarters

2 commercial quality

First Known Use of CQ

Communications code abbreviation

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for CQ

Communications code abbreviation

call to quarters

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