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LPWS New Phonetic Alphabet

In the UK, before the relaxation of the rules as contained in the now superseded BR68 leaflet, we were constrained to use the NATO Phonetic Alphabet to signify letters of the alphabet. - The BR68 said:- "The phonetic alphabet contained in Appendix S14 of the Radio Regulations, reproduced below, should be used".
According to the dictionary, the verb SHOULD is
used to indicate an obligation or duty.

The new Terms & Conditions now merely say "it is recommended that", therefore we are free to use any version we like..................

With that in mind, an enterprising LPWS member emailed us some suggestions, and we have added to these to make the Official LPWS Phonetic Alphabet.
My specific favourite is Ptarmigan for P as it has a silent first letter, you see what we are getting at here......Phonetics for G8ASO become Gnat 1 Aubergine Sea Ours.

As you can see, we still have a few gaps, so please get your thinking caps on so we can complete the list!

The Official LPWS Phonetic Alphabet

Letter NATO Phonetic LPWS Phonetic Alternatives
A Alpha Aubergine Aisle
B Bravo Bdellium "Dellium"
C Charlie Cue Q,
D Delta Djinn Jinn, Djembe
E Echo Euthanasia Eight, Eureka, Euphoric, Ewe,
F Foxtrot ?  
G Golf Gnat Gnaw, Gnome
H Hotel Heir Hour
I India ?  
J Juliet Jose As in Mexican firemen Hose A & Hose B, Jalapeño
K Kilo Knight Knowledge, Knoll, Knee
L Lima Llanelli  
M Mike Mnemonic "Nemonic"
N November Nguyen  
O Oscar Ours Ouija, Oestrogen
P Papa Ptarmigan Pseudonym, Philadelphia, Psalm, Pterodactyl
Q Quebec Quay Quiche
R Romeo Rzeznik  
S Sierra Sea  
T Tango Tsunami Tzar
U Uniform Urn  
V Victor ?  
W Whisky Wrangle Why, Wrap, Wrist
X X-Ray Xylophone Xerography
Y Yankee You "U"
Z Zulu ?  
 
 
 
      "Wicked" Willy Bodwen ex Sgt. 3116 (forced to retire & not a laughing policeman!)

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