List of Abbreviations

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Here is a list of the abbreviations used in TurboLog 4:

 

 

ADIF

Amateur Data Interchange Format

AFC

Automatic Frequency Control

AM

Amplitude Modulation

ANN

Packet Radio Announcement (Broadcast)

API

Application Programming Interface

ARRL

American Radio Relay League

ASCII

Standardized character representation for computing

ATC

Automatic Threshold Control

ATNO

All-Time-New-One ( DXCC Country )

AV

Averager

BCD

Binary Coded Digit

BPF

Band Pass Filter

BPSK

Binary Phase Shift Keying

DSL

Digital Subscriber Line

DX

Long distance communication

DXCC

DX Century Club

EOH

End Of Header ( in ADIF import files )

CAT

Computer aided transceiving

CD

Compact Disk

CEPT

Comite Europeen pour Poste et Telecommunication:  Regulations

COM

Communication (port)

CPU

Central Processing Unit

CW

Continuous Waves = Morse sending

CWID

CW IDentification ( on digital Modes )

DLL

Dynamic Link Library ( Software Interface in WINDOWS )

DVD

Digital Video Disk

DIG

Diplom Interessenten Gruppe; Award hunters club

DTR

Data Terminal Ready ( pin on serial Comport )

EME

Earth-Moon-Earth  Moon Bouncing

FEC

Forward Error Correction

FFT

Fast Fourier Transform

FIG

Figures in RTTY

FSK

Frequency Shift Keying

CW

Continuous Waves, Morse telegraphy

DARC

Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

DVP

Digital Voice Processor

GNU

General Public Software Licence

HEX

Hexadecimal number; base 16

HSCW

High Speed CW

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

HTTP

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

IF

Intermediate Frequency in superheterodyne receivers

IMD

Intermodulation  Distortion

IOTA

Islands On The Air   (RSGB Award program)

IP

Internet Protocol

IRQ

Interrupt Request

ISDN

Integrated Services Data Network (Fone, Fax, internet services)

ITU

International Telegraph Union: Regulations

KISS

Keep It Stupid Simple

LAN

Local Area Network ( wire based )

LOTW

Logbook Of The World (...maintained by the ARRL )

LPF

Low Pass Filter

LSB

Lower Side Band

LTR

Letters in RTTY

MB

Megabyte

MPQ

Multi Prefix Qualifier

MS

Meteor Scatter

OLE

Object Linking and Embedding

OO

Object oriented

OQSL

Online QSL system: QSO data entry on web page

OQRS

Online QSL Request System, see OQSL

PC

Personal Computer

PSK

Phase Shift Keying ( i.e. PSK31 )

PTT

Push to talk

QLD

QSL Label Designer

QPSK

Quadrature Phase Shift Keying

QRZ.COM

Ham Radio database

RBCD

Reversely Binary Coded Digit

RSGB

Radio Society of Great Britain

RS-232

Serial interface standard

RAM

Random Access Memory

Rev

Reverse character set in RTTY

RTS

Ready To Send  ( pin on serial Comport )

RX

Receiver

SAE

Self Addressed Envelope

SASE

Self Addressed Stamped Envelope

SFI

Solar Flux Index

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (E-Mail standard)

SNR

Signal-to-Noise-Ratio

SOTA

Summits on the Air, Award program

SQL

Standard Query Language

SSB

Single Side Band

TNC

Terminal node controller

TQSL

TQSL.EXE=LoTW interface program provided by the ARRL

TQSLCert

TQSLCert.EXE=LoTW interface program provided by the ARRL

TTL

Transistor-Transistor Logic, 5V - logic levels

TRX

Transceiver, Transmitter and Receiver

TX

Transmitter

UOS

Unshift On Space ( RTTY )

US

United States of America

USB

Upper Side Band

VFO

Variable Frequency Oscillator

VOACAP

Voice of America Coverage Analysis Program for HF Propagation Prediction and Ionospheric Communications Analysis

VOX

Voice Control on transceivers

WLAN

Wireless Local Area Network

WAE

Worked All Europe award

WCY

Ionospheric reports transmitted by DK0WCY

WPM

Words Per Minute

WWV

Ionospheric reports transmitted by US beacon system

WX

Weather, Weather Report on Packet Radio

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get  ...for printing

XIT

Transmitter Incremental Tuning

Table 1: List of Abbreviations

 

 

 

Q-Codes:

 

QSO

Amateur radio contact

QSY

Change frequency

QTH

Location

Table 2: Amateur Radio Q-Codes

 

 

This topic was last edited on  Thursday, 17-Jun-2021,  at  10:48