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[Yaesu] Phonetic Alphabet

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Subject: [Yaesu] Phonetic Alphabet
From: msauve@alientech.net (msauve@alientech.net)
Date: Tue Mar 18 17:39:29 2003
At 11:00 AM 3/18/2003 -0800, Stuart Bloom wrote...
>I know the FCC
>specifies the International Phonetic Alphabet for
>American amateurs,

That is not correct.

"Use of a standard phonetic alphabet as an aid for correct station 
identification is encouraged;" - FCC Regulations, Section 97.119(b)(2)

No mention at all of which "standard phonetic alphabet." "A [not 'the'] 
standard phonetic alphabet" implies that there is more than one to chose from, 
as indeed there are: http://www.bckelk.uklinux.net/phon.full.html

Mike Sauve

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