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Common Newsletter Abbreviations
The following is a list of the common abbreviation used throughout
the WUN Logs column.  WE ASK THAT ALL LOGS BE POSTED USING THE COMMON
ABBREVIATIONS. These abbreviations were NOT chosen as a statement of
correctness, but rather as either a space saving measure or for ease
of memory and editing.
                    Common Abbreviations
                    --------------------
//      Parallel with Frequency            nx      News
3SC     Third-shift Cyrillic               OM      Male Operator
5FGs    5-Figure Groups                    posn    Position
5LGs    5-Letter Groups                    pp      Phone Patch
AA      Arabic Language                    PP      Portuguese Language
a/c     Aircraft                           R/T     Radiotelephone
AM      Amplitude Modulation               rdo     Radio
ARP     AIREP or Air Report                re      Reference / Regarding
CC      Chinese Language                   req     Request
CdV     Controle de Voie                   rpt     Report
chk     Check                              RR      Russian Language
c/s     Callsign                           SAR     Search and Rescue
CW      Continuous Wave                    sc      SELCAL
CZ      Czech Language                     SS      Spanish
dep     Departed                           sx      Simplex
dx      Duplex                             tfc     Traffic
EAM     Emergency Action Message           TGs     Telegrams
EE      English Language                   tlx     Telex
enrt    En route                           unid    Unidentified
FF      French Language / French Forces    unk     Unknown
FN      French Navy                        USB     Upper Sideband
GG      German Language                    vsl     Vessel
hrd     Heard                              w/      With
JJ      Japanese Language                  wkg     Working
LSB     Lower Sideband                     wx      Weather
msg     Message                            YL      Female Operator
MIB     Marine Information Broadcast       ##/###  Baud/Shift
                    Digital Abbreviations
                    ---------------------
WUN Abbreviation        Other Names/Abbreviations
----------------        -------------------------
36-50                   BEE, T600
81-81                   81-29 81-40.5
ALE                     MFSK188, NATO MIL188, MIL-188-141-ALE
ARQ                     SITOR-A
ARQ-690                 ARQ-6-90, ARQ6-98
ARQ-E                   ARQ-1000D
ARQ-E3                  E3
ARQ-M2                  TDM, ARQ-28, TDM-2, TDM-242, TDM-342, ARQ-242,
                        ARQ-342
ARQ-M4                  ARQ-56, TDM-4, TDM-242, TDM-342, ARQ-242,
                        ARQ-342
ARQ-N                   ARQ-1000
ARQ-S                   SI-ARQ, ARQ-1000S
ARS-GUARD               SAUD-NAT
ASCII                   IRA, ITA5
AUTOSPEC                BAUER, AUTOSPEC-BAUER
CIS-11                  TORG-11
CIS-14                  AMOR, AMOR-96
CIS-27                  ?
CLOVER                  CLOVER-I, 500hz CLOVER
CLOVER-II               400hz CLOVER, KFS-CLOVER
CLOVER-2000             8-tone CLOVER, Q-CLOVER, QUAD CLOVER
COQ-8                   COQUELET MK2, COQUELET-8
COQ-13                  COQUELET MK1, COQUELET-13
CROWD36                 CIS Piccolo URS Multitone, CIS-10-11-10 MSFK,
                        CIS-36
CW                      MORSE
DUP-ARQ                 ARTRAC, 125-ARTRAC,
DUP-ARQ2                ARTRAC II, 250-ARTRAC
FAX                     FACSIMILE, WEFAX
FEC                     SITOR-B
FEC-A                   FEC-100, FEC-100A
FEC-S                   SI-FEC, FEC-1000S,
GMDSS                   DSC
GTOR                    G-TOR
HC-ARQ                  ?
HFDL                    HF Datalink, HF ACARS, ARINC 753
HNG-FEC                 ?
IRA-ARQ                 ITA5, IRA
LINK 4                  Beaver, NATO-75, NATO-100
LINK 11                 Alligator, TADIL-A
MS5                     12-tone VOCODER, Russian VOCODER
PACKET                  AX25
PACTOR                  PACTOR-1
PACTOR-2                PACTOR-I, PACTOR ICRC
PACTOR-3                PACTOR-U, PACTOR UNHCR
PACTOR-4                PACTOR IFRC, SWISS PACTOR
PACTOR-5                PACTOR UNO/MSF
PACTOR-6                ?
PACTOR-7                ?
PACTOR-II               ?
PICCOLO-6               PICCOLO-MK6 6-tone
PICCOLO-12              PICCOLO-MK6 12-tone
POL-ARQ                 ARQ-POL
RAC-ARQ                 RACAL-ARQ, MEROD
RS-ARQ                  MERLIN, ALIS
ROU-FEC                 RUM-FEC, SAU-FEC
RTTY                    BAUDOT, ITA2, UNID FSK
SELCAL                  ANNEX 10
SPREAD                  SPREAD-11, SPREAD-21, SPREAD-51,
                        SPREAD-BAUER
SSTV                    AVT, WRAASE, SCOTTIE, SCANMATEL, MARTIN, ROBOT
SWED-ARQ                ARQ-SWE, ARQ-SWED
TPLEX                   TT2300B, TT2300-ARQ, TRA-2300
TWINPLEX                F7B4, TWINPLEX-SITOR
TWINPLEX-BAUDOT         F7BBN, Baudot F7BBN

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