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Old July 03, 2011, 01:27 PM
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Question Able, Boy, Cast, Dog, Easy, Fox...

"Able, Boy, Cast, Dog, Easy, Fox..."
This is the beginning of one of the "Phonetic Alphabets" used, I believe, by the military, and as a radio operator's way to get their "letters" clear.

One of the American/English full code was: Able, Boy, Cast, Dog, Easy, Fox, George, Have, Item, Jug, King, Love, Mike, Nan, Oboe, Pup, Quack, Rean, Sail, Tare, Unit, Vice, Watch, X-ray, Yoke, Zed.

There are others.

I am trying to find a Spanish equivalent to this... (and googling it to find it...)
If you know of the most commonly used in Spain, please, let me know!

(A de América, B de Barcelona... ?)


Another American one is,
Adam, Baker, Charlie, David, Edward, Frank, George, Henry, Ida, John,
King, Lewis, Nancy, Otto, Peter, Queen, Robert, Susan, Thomas, Union,
Victor, William, X-Ray, Young, Zebra
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Neither of the English phonetic lists you provided is the one used in radio communciation. That starts with 'alpha, bravo, charlie, delta, echo' and ends in 'whiskey, x-ray, yankee, zulu'.

By national agreement, all aeronautics radio communication must be done in English when the native languages of the parties differ.

However, if Spanish is spoken by both parties, the official Spanish phonetic alphabet may be used. Have a look at this article for it.
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Neither of the English phonetic lists you provided is the one used in radio communciation. That starts with 'alpha, bravo, charlie, delta, echo' and ends in 'whiskey, x-ray, yankee, zulu'.

By national agreement, all aeronautics radio communication must be done in English when the native languages of the parties differ.

However, if Spanish is spoken by both parties, the official Spanish phonetic alphabet may be used. Have a look at this article for it.
¿Por qué no existe un nombre para "F"?
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Old July 04, 2011, 01:44 PM
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Existe.
Solo escribí los nombres del principio y del fin de la lista.
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The list on that website is incomplete... the missing word is "Francia" and in some cases they also use "Foxtrot".
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¿Por qué no existe un nombre para "F"?
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The list on that website is incomplete... the missing word is "Francia" and in some cases they also use "Foxtrot".
Oops! I didn't even notice the missing Spanish word. I thought Caballero was referring to the beginning sequence that I entered.
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@Rusty: So did I, but I was curious about the article you linked to.
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Are words correct words?

Interesting that our words do not always say what we are thinking!

Sometimes we assume wrongly I see.
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Yes, context is an absolute must when it comes to communication. We need to provide as much information as possible before it is clear what we're trying to say. Two of us thought the same thing, until Angelica decided to actually look at the list. Only then did she realize that Caballero was talking about the list there.
Realtors say location, location, location, believing it to be the most important thing. Communicators should be thinking about context, context, context.
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Well, thank you all for your great links and insights...
I can say (even if belatedly) that "I roger that". (I.e., "copy", message received and understood...)
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