ARRL Numbered Radiograms


The letters ARL are inserted in the preamble in the check and in the text before spelled out numbers, which represent texts from this list. Note that some ARL texts includes insertion of numbers.

Example: NR 1 R W1AW ARL 5 NEWINGTON CONN DEC 25 DONALD R. SMITH [AA] 164 EAST SIXTH AVE [AA] NORTH RIVER CITY MO [AA] PHONE 731-3968 [BT] ARL FIFTY ARL SIXTY ONE [BT] DIANA [AR]
Feel free to print this out for fuure referance.

For additional information about traffic handling consult the ARRL Operating Manual, Published by the ARRL, Newington, Ct.


Group one - For Possible "Relief Emergency" Use

ONE Everyone safe here. Please donít worry.

TWO Coming home as soon as possible.

THREE Am in _____ Hospital. Receiving excellent care and recovering fine.

FOUR Only slight property damage here. Do not be concerned about damage reports.

FIVE Am moving to new location. Send no further mail or communication. Will inform you of new address when relocated.

SIX Will contact you as soon as possible.

SEVEN Please reply by Amateur Radio through the amateur delivering this message. This is a free public service.

EIGHT Need additional _____ mobile or portable equipment for emergency use.

NINE Additional _____ radio operators need to assist emergency at this location.

TEN Please contact _____. Advise to standby and provide further emergency information, instructions or assistance.

ELEVEN Establish Amateur Radio emergency communications with ______ on ______ Mhz.

TWELVE Anxious to hear from you. No word in some time. Please contact me as soon as possible.

THIRTEEN Medical emergency situation exists here.

FOURTEEN Situation here becoming critical. Losses and damage from _____ increasing.

FIFTEEN Please advise your condition and what help is needed.

SIXTEEN Property damage very sever in this area.

SEVENTEEN REACT communications also available. Establish REACT communications
with _____ on channel _____.

EIGHTEEN Please contact me as soon as possible at _____.
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NINETEEN Request health and welfare report on _____. (State name, address & phone number).

TWENTY Temporarily stranded. Will need some assistance. Please contact me at _____.

TWENTY ONE Search and Rescue assistance is needed by local authorities here. Advise availability.

TWENTY TWO Need accurate information on the extent and type of conditions now existing at your location. Please furnish this information and reply without delay.

TWENTY THREE Report at once the accessibility and best way to reach your location.

TWENTY FOUR Evacuation of residents from this area urgently needed. Advise plans for help.

TWENTY FIVE Furnish as soon as possible the weather conditions at your location.

TWENTY SIX Help and care for evacuation of sick and injured from this location needed at once.

Emergency / Priority messages originating from official sources must carry the signature of the originating official.


Group two - Routine messages

FORTY SIX Greetings on your birthday and best wishes for many more to come.

FIFTY Greetings by Amateur Radio.

FIFTY ONE Greetings by Amateur Radio. This message is sent as a free public service by ham radio operators at _____. Am having a wonderful time.

FIFTY TWO Really enjoyed being with you. Looking forward to getting together again.

FIFTY THREE Received your _____. Itís appreciated; many thanks.

FIFTY FOUR Many thanks for your good wishes.

FIFTY FIVE Good news is always welcome. Very delighted to hear about yours.

FIFTY SIX Congratulations on your _____, a most worthy and deserved achievement.

FIFTY SEVEN Wish we could be together.

FIFTY EIGHT Have a wonderful time. Let us know when you return.

FIFTY NINE Congratulations on the new arrival. Hope mother and child are well.

*SIXTY Wishing you the best of everything on _____.

SIXTY ONE Wishing you a very Marry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

*SIXTY TWO Greetings and best wishes to you for a pleasant _____ holiday season.
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SIXTY THREE Victory or defeat, our best wishes are with you. Hope you win.

SIXTY FOUR Arrived safely at _____.

SIXTY FIVE Arriving _____ on _____. Please arrange to meet me there.

SIXTY SIX DX QSLs are on hand for you at the _____ QSL Bureau. Send _____ self addressed envelopes.

SIXTY SEVEN Your message number _____ undeliverable because of _____. Please advise.

SIXTY EIGHT Sorry to hear you are ill. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

SIXTY NINE Welcome to the _____. We are glad to have you with us and hope you will enjoy the fun and fellowship of the organization.


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