U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7340.2E
Effective Date:
July 24, 2014
 
     

Subject:  Contractions
   
Includes Change 1 dated 11/13/14

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Q

Contraction

Definition

Usage

QDL

Do you intend to ask me for a series of bearings? Or I intend to ask you for a series of bearings

ICAO

QDM

magnetic heading

ICAO

QDR

magnetic bearing

ICAO

QFE

atmospheric pressure at airport elevation

ICAO

QFLOW

quota flow control procedures

GEN

QFU

magnetic orientation of runway

ICAO

QGE

What is my distance to your station or Tour distance to my station is …

ICAO

QJH

Shall I run my test tape/a test sentence

ICAO

QLFY

qualify

GEN

QLTY

quality

GEN

QN

question

GEN

QNH

altimeter sub­scale setting to obtain elevation when on the ground

ICAO

QNTY

quantity

GEN

QSP

Will you relay to …free of charge or I will relay to…free of charge

ICAO

QSTNRY

quasistationary

NWS

QTA

Shall I cancel telegram number …? Or cancel telegram number …

ICAO

QTE

true bearing

ICAO

QTF

Will you give me the position of my station according to the bearings taken by the D/F station which you control or the position of your station according to the bearings taken by the D/F stations that I control was …latiude…longitude (or other indication of position), class ....at....hours

ICAO

QTR

quarter

GEN

QUAD

quadrant

GEN

QUE

Quebec

NWS

QUJ

Will you indicate the TRUE track to reach you or the TRUE track to reach me is …degrees at …hours

ICAO

 

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