Phonetic Alphabet is the language used when operating a marine radio to clearly transmit a message which contains letters, for example the registration on the vessel or its call sign. In case of emergency and a MAYDAY call is to be transmitted, it is ideal to know the vessel id's phonetic spelling.
Vessel called "Spindrift" is: Sierra Papa India November Delta Romeo India Foxtrot Tanga or the registration OG246M is: Oscar Golf 2 4 6 Mike
A easy way to keep your skill up is to look at the vehicle registration in front of you, next time your'e driving a vehicle.. Short, quick easy letters to start with!
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Peter J Hackett