February 22, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

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An Intro to the Military Phonetic Alphabet – Art of Manliness

If you’ve got a military buddy, you may have heard him spell something out using whole words that begin with each of its letters.
For example, if he’s on the phone and needs to spell his name, he might say something like:
JulietAlpha. Charlie. Kilo. 
That’s “Jack.”
Juliet, Alpha, Charlie, and Kilo are words that are part of the military’s phonetic spelling alphabet. 
Not only is this alphabet fun to know, but it can actually come in handy from time to time.
So read on for the civilian’s guide to this combatant’s code.

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