What is “Tx” on a Fax Machine

Last Update: August 9th, 2021


‘Tx’ is an abbreviation of “transmission.” The term is frequently used with fax machines and fax transmissions.


In the context of fax, it is often used for reporting and logging. “Tx reports” refer to “transmission reports” and “Tx status” refers to “transmission status.”

Other Uses

‘TX’ is used as a postal abbreviation for the U.S. state of Texas.

It is also used as the IATA designator code for Air Caraïbes or as an abbreviation for the Tsukuba Express (a Japanese railway line).

In medical terminology, ‘TX’ can mean a transplant, treatment, therapy, and a number of other meanings.

In linguistics, ‘Tx’ is used as a digraph for Basque, Catalan, Fataluku, and some indigenous languages of South America.

Wikipedia keeps an extended list of other uses of the term ‘TX.’