# What does I hear you 3 by 5 mean?

What does I hear you 3 by 5 mean? So when you say to the controller (or pilot) “5 by 5”, it is literally another way of saying that the transmitter you hear is “loud

## What does I hear you 3 by 5 mean?

So when you say to the controller (or pilot) “5 by 5”, it is literally another way of saying that the transmitter you hear is “loud and clear.” If you say “3 by 5” it’s like saying, “Your coming in kind of weak, but I can still make out what your saying”

What does faith mean by 5X5?

“I read you five by five” means the speaker is hearing a voice at full strength and clarity. Faith’s expression means everything is going well.

### What does 5 and 9 mean in ham radio?

For example, a signal of “5 9” means that the phone signal is Readability 5, and Strength 9; a perfectly readable and extremely strong signal.

Why is 10 4 mean?

10-4 is an affirmative signal: it means “OK.” The ten-codes are credited to Illinois State Police Communications Director Charles Hopper who created them between 1937–40 for use in radio communications among cops. In the 1930s, radio technology was still relatively new and limited.

#### Why do pilots say 5X5?

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.

What does in the pipe 5 by 5 mean?

What is the meaning of “in the pipe, five by five”? “In the pipe, five by five” means that everything is going along fine and that you are on track to achieve your goal in the time frame set for you. It was used in James Cameron’s “Aliens” by Collete Hiller’s character, Ferro, the female pilot of the dropship.

## How do you read 5X5?

We are often asked what 5X5 stands for. The proper pronunciation for our name is 5 BY 5.

What does 555 mean in radio?

Therefore 5 by 5 means the signal has excellent strength and perfect clarity – the most understandable signal possible. Five by five is the predecessor to the term “Loud and Clear” or “Lima/Charlie” used by military units today.

### What does 555 mean military?

Five by five is the predecessor to the term “Loud and Clear” or “Lima/Charlie” used by military units today. It found its way into verbal slang, meaning “everything is good” or “everybody is well/good”.

When to use ” I read you 5 by 5 “?

As an avid VATSIM pilot, I have heard the phrase “5 by 5” ever since I started flying on VATSIM, in fact I’ve used it myself a couple of times. I know it can be used in lieu of “read you loud and clear.”

#### What does five by five mean in English?

: FIVE BY FIVE — Five-by-five can mean an obese person. But the meaning that’s been discussed here at Phrase Finder is from radio communications. Five by five, or “five by,” means “I’m hearing you loud and clear.”. It can also mean, OK or everything’s perfect. These definitions are from “The Random House Historical Dictionary…

What’s the difference between a 5 and a 5?

Well, thanks to my local tower controllers, I learned that the first number is for signal strength and the second number is for readability. Signal strength and readability are measured on a five point scale with 5 being the highest value possible and 1 being the lowest.

## What is the meaning of ” 3 by 5 “?

So a “3 by 5” means (as you said) “with difficulty but signal strength is excellent.” Keep up the great job! So readability and strength seems to be the answer, not strength and quality. Thanks for the correction. There seems to be a lot of confusion on which number is which.