What does 5X5 mean on radio?
How do you break into a ham radio conversation?
73 is an old telegraph code that means “best regards”. 73, as well as 88 (which means “hugs and kisses”) are part of the language of ham radio.
What does 73 mean in ham lingo?
What does 5 5 mean in the military?
What does clear mean in ham radio?
I understand you perfectly
The term 5X5 is rooted in the communications within military forces through WWII to mean “I understand you perfectly.” The first number represented the Signal Strength of a radio communication, and the second number represented the signal clarity on a scale from 1-5 — 1 being the worst; 5 being the best.