Posted: 4/9/2001 11:46:38 AM EDT
Does anyone have a list of all the radio call letters ie: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie etc..?
alpha, bravo, charlie, delta, echo, foxtrot, golf, hotel, india, julliette, kilo, lima, mike, november, oscar, papa, quebec, romeo, sierra, tango, uniform, victor, x-ray, yankee, zulu.
I forgot whiskey.
And a partridge in a pear tree.
sorry for th poor list hopefully someone will come by and fill in the blanks and fix any of the letters I got wrong
Imbroglio beat me to the post! will edit mine accordingly
This appears to be the military one (I didn't double check), but do note that there are variations in this list. For instance, in some agencies, they use all names...
Adam, Boy, Charlie, David, etc...
Other agencies use various other items as well, it's all a matter of where you are. If you look up "phonetic alphabet" on the Internet, you may find a few unique ones out there...
I think while I was typing mine I made some errors as well looking on those above.
What you are referring to is the "phonetic" alphabet. It has been a long time since I got out but I'll give 'er a shot.
(I cannot recall what "p" is in the military phenetic alphabet...but do recall a lot of excrement)
("W" escapes me at this time as well)
The standard police phonetic alphabet differs:
X-ray (what else is there?)
To really piss off a dispatcher one can tell them "O"....as in 'possum and/or "P" as in 'neumonia.
Thank guys! That about covers it!!
And "Z" is "Zulu."
Does anyone know the old phonetic alphabet? I guess it has changed since WWII.
The correct spelling is ALFA, not the greek alpha...for what its worth.
Well, shoot. I said in the begin' of my post it'd been a spell.
I stand humbly corrected.
[i]let them try to 'member stuff from over a quarter century ago.....[/i];)
Last week, I had to phone in a service call on a server, and they wanted the S/N. I used the call letters, and afterwards tried to name the entire alphabet. I couldn't remember them all, so I asked a co-worker about it. He's a pilot, so he uses them quite a bit. He also sent me a humorous list of call letters. I don't recommend using these.
Qiviut (the wool undercoat of a Musk Ox)
I wish the cops would get it right. It sounds so gay the way they say it.