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Contact (amateur radio)

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An amateur radio contact, more commonly referred to as simply a "contact", is an exchange of information between two amateur radio stations. [1]

7 relations: Amateur radio operator, Amateur radio station, Calling party, Q code, R-S-T system, Real life, Slang.

Amateur radio operator

An amateur radio operator is someone who uses equipment at an amateur radio station to engage in two-way personal communications with other amateur operators on radio frequencies assigned to the amateur radio service.

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Amateur radio station

An amateur radio station is a radio station designed to provide radiocommunications in the amateur radio service for an amateur radio operator.

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Calling party

The calling party (in some contexts called the "A-Number") is a person who (or device that) initiates a telephone call.

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Q code

The Q code is a standardized collection of three-letter codes all of which start with the letter "Q".

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R-S-T system

The RST system is used by amateur radio operators, shortwave listeners, and other radio hobbyists to exchange information about the quality of a radio signal being received.

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Real life

Real life is a phrase used originally in literature to distinguish between actual and fictional or idealized worlds, and in acting to distinguish between performers and the characters they portray.

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Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an informal register that members of special groups like teenagers, musicians, or criminals favor (over a standard language) in order to establish group identity, exclude outsiders, or both.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contact_(amateur_radio)

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