[amsat-bb] Re: ITU Phonetics - Kilo
w7lrd at comcast.net
Sun Apr 10 23:25:59 PDT 2011
I just broke my Delta-echo-lima-echo-tango-echo key
73 Bob W7LRD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Kolakowski" <Rogerkola at aol.com>
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2011 10:52:51 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ITU Phonetics - Kilo
Until they start "correcting" names and Bombay becomes Mumbai and Peking
On 4/10/2011 6:57 PM, Glen Zook wrote:
> If you want to get technical, geographic names has been a "standard" much longer than the ICAO phonetics. However, it is fine with me if you insist on using the ICAO phonetics when in a DX pileup. That just means that I am generally going to work the DX first!
> As I keep saying, there is a place for ICAO phonetics and there is a place for geographic names. I do use ICAO phonetics when working stateside and generally with operators who speak English as their primary language. But, when in a pileup trying to work a DX station I definitely switch to geographical names because I work the DX MUCH sooner!
> Glen, K9STH
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