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Old 4th July 2014, 18:16
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Originally Posted by Dave the Vicar View Post
But note how they are the ham codes? Is it 100% overlap?

"The original Q codes were created, circa 1909, by the British government as a "list of abbreviations... prepared for the use of British ships and coast stations licensed by the Postmaster General""

They were originally for official use. Hams just stole them
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