CW Prosigns

 CQ  General call to all stations
 Indicates you are inviting
 anyone who is hearing you
 to answer you
 CQ  CQ  CQ  DE  K5IJB  K5IJB K
 R  Received transmission perfectly
 Do not send R if copy is not
 perfect
 WA5MHE  DE  K5IJB
 R FB ON UR .........
 AS  Wait  
 BT  Break in text
 Used as a separator between
 thoughts or a pause. Also
 something good to send
 when mind goes blank
 WX IS CLDY BT AGE HR IS ...
 AR  End of message
 Used when finished sending
 info, and turning it over to
 the station being worked
 Answering CQ
 message.......... hw? AR  
 WA5MHE  DE  K5IJB K
  

 To answer CQ:

 
WA5MHE  DE  K5IJB AR 
    
 SK  Some sources list this as VA
 Used like AR but only for
 very last transmission
 TNX NICE CHAT 73 CUL
 SK WA5MHE  DE  K5IJB K  
 BK  Break
 Invitation to break in with
 answer or comment
 Other station should answer
 immediately after BK sent
 WHAT IS UR RIG? BK
 
RIG HR IS .......
 K  Go ahead
 Tells other station to transmit
 Also used after CQ to invite
 anyone to answer
 HW? AR  K5IJB  DE  WA5MHE K
 KN  Go ahead - specific station
 only
- No breakers
 Used same as K when you
 only want to talk to one
 particular station
 HW? AR  K5IJB  DE  WA5MHE KN
 CL  Shutting down station
 Used when done transmitting
 and ready to pull the switch
 Not listening to any calls
 TNX NICE CHAT 73 CUL GE SK
 
K5IJB  DE  WA5MHE CL