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  Reply # 704438 21-Oct-2012 20:12 Send private message

mjb:
StevieT: And what I hate is when they spell out letters, and use a word as well, e.g.
'Y' for Yankee. I'm not in America!


Yankee happens to be the code word used in the NATO Phonetic Alphabet for the letter Y, it's not an americanism (apart from the NA part of NATO).


We also use that phonetic alphabet here in New Zealand on Amateur Radio. It has been around for many years

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  Reply # 704449 21-Oct-2012 20:46 Send private message

kfella2000: We also use that phonetic alphabet here in New Zealand on Amateur Radio. It has been around for many years


Not just NZ, globally - and in Aviation, emergency services.. pretty much anywhere that voice communication is performed over a medium that can cause ambiguities (two-way radio, phone, etc).

73 de ZL4DM. ;)




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  Reply # 704565 22-Oct-2012 09:38 Send private message

Hi, thanks, I have asked for the account details and will forward it to Gary when they arrive, hopefully he can sort the confusion.

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  Reply # 704946 23-Oct-2012 10:25 Send private message

cyril7: Hi, thanks, I have asked for the account details and will forward it to Gary when they arrive, hopefully he can sort the confusion.

Cheers
Cyril


Hi Cyril. Happy to assist.

Cheers, Gary



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  Reply # 705010 23-Oct-2012 11:41 Send private message

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