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Chronology of Endorsements & References

June 2010
Ethics and Operating Procedures for the Radio Amateur
Multilingual edition 3 June 2010 by ON4UN & ON4WW
Item II.10.2.6 The RSQ Report system. Outlines the RSQ discussion and RSQ reporting table
Links:
http://ham-operating-ethics.org/versions.html

November 2008
IARU Region 1 meeting Cavtat Croatia
Proposed by the NRRL Norway.
Recommendation CT08_C5_Rec15: It is recommended that RSQ (Readability Strength Quality) reporting may be used for digital modes if applicable (e.g. PSK31), and that MOS (Mean Opinion Score) reporting be used for digital voice, as a supplement or substitute to the RST (Readability Strength Tone) reporting scale.
Recommendation CT08_C5_Rec16: The recommendation and the RSQ and MOS reporting scales with notes should be included in the HF- and the VHF Managers Handbook.
Links:
R1 CT08 Proposal
R1 CT08 Recommendations

August 2006
IARU Region 3 meeting Bangalore India
Proposed by the WIA Australia.
Recommendation WG2-5: It is recommended that RSQ reporting be used for digital modes below 30 MHz.
Links:
IARU R3 adoption of RSQ reporting
WIA RSQ Paper to IARU R3 meeting Aug 06

September 2005
IARU Region 1 meeting Davos Switzerland
Proposal by the Austrian Radio Society (OeVSV)
Recommendation DV05_C4_Rec_28. It is recommended that RSQ reporting be used for digital modes. It was further suggested it should be part of the HF Manager's handbook.
Links:
IARU R1 minutes
OeVSV proposal
CQ Mag RSQ Article
Original WIA Article