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[Yaesu] Phonetic Alphabet

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Subject: [Yaesu] Phonetic Alphabet
From: marcelo@alternex.com.br (Marcelo)
Date: Tue Mar 18 18:30:38 2003
Have you ever figured that some phonetics are hard for non english speakers 
to pronounce?

Sorry for eventually not using your NATO alphabet (my country is not part 
of NATO anyway) and for spoiling your pristine language with our heavy accent.

Let?s get back to the Yokohama-America-Europa-Santiago-Uniform


Marcelo, PY1KN

At 08:05 18/3/2003 -0800, Stuart Bloom wrote:

>It use to bother me that so many hams, especially
>non-US hams use non-standard phonetics.  It really IS
>hard to understand some of the non-standard words with
>thick accents.  At least with the international (NATO)
>phonetics, even with thick accents, I can understand
>the letters.  I'm ex-military and I'm use to following
>the "book" when it comes to rules and regulations.
>I don't let it bother anymore... Who needs the stress
>about what others do?
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