Greeting formulas

HI, HELLO = Generic greeting

GM = Good morning

GA = Good afternoon

GE = Good evening

GM/GE = This was used in the QSO example. It refers to a QSO at noon UTC which would be in the morning in New England and in the evening in East China. Such a split greeting is not uncommon in inter-continental QSOs.

GD = Good day (This is a farewell greeting, do not use at the beginning of a qso unless you are talking to down under)

GN = Good night (do not use in the first part of a qso. This is a farewell greeting).

GB = Good bye (This is a generic farewell greeting)

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