|Prosigns Sign Code Meaning
Space down one line (new line) (also, "ä" (a with umlaut) in some countries)
On typewriter; Carriage Return, Line Feed (CR-LF).
Stop copying (end of message) Often written + "All Received"
Wait. AS2 means wait two minutes, AS5 five minutes, etc.
Respond with C (Confirmed) or R (Received).
For pauses of 10 minutes or longer, use QRX (see Q code) "Just A Sec"
BreaK Indicates "BacK-to-you". Used for fast exchange between two stations.
Space down two lines (new paragraph) Often written =,
On typewriter; Carriage Return, Line Feed, Line Feed (CR-LF-LF) "Begin Two lines"
CLosing down I am going off the air now "CLear"
Attention, Commencing Transmission Sometimes written as KA "Copy This"
Shift to wabun code
Invitation to a specific named station to transmit "Go ahead,
Named station" or "go oNly",
signifying that only the specifically called station should reply "oK, Named-station"
End of contact Sometimes written as VA "Silent Key"
Understood (also, "I made error, will trasmit previous word again" in some cases)
Sometimes written as VE "Sho' 'Nuff"
Serious distress message and request for urgent assistance
(About this sound listen (help·info)) Emergency signal,
must ONLY be used if there is imminent danger to life or destruction of property.