Flashcards in Radiotelephone Handbook Deck (47)
Radiotelephone users speak for, and with the authority of ___
___ monitor radiotelephone circuits to ensure
compliance with professional standards
Sectors and communication
Prohibited practices (11)
1. Violating radio silence.
2. Unofficial conversation between operators.
3. Transmitting on a directed net without permission
(except for flash or immediate precedence traffic).
4. Excessive tuning or testing for more than 10 seconds.
5. Failure to listen before transmitting.
6. Transmitting the operator’s personal sign or name.
7. Using other than authorized procedure words.
8. Unauthorized use of plain language in place of
applicable prowords or operating signals (OPSIGs).
9. Any other unauthorized use of plain language.
10. Linkage or compromise of classified call signs and
address groups by plain language disclosures or
association with unclassified call signs.
11. Profane language or loss of temper.
Speak numerals in single digits using the proword ___
Always send date time groups (DTGs) ___,
preceded by the proword ___
Digit by digit
Do not use the proword FIGURES when transmitting ___
Use the phonetic alphabet to spell out difficult words (or
groups) within the message text, and precede with the
If the word in question can be
pronounced, do so ___
Before and after spelling it
For words that sound
the same, but have different meanings ___
Follow the same I SPELL procedure
If a message contains coded groups or other words that
cannot be pronounced ___
Transmit the letters’ phonetic
equivalents, and precede each with the proword I SPELL
If the letter/number combination starts with a number, use
the proword ___
If the combination starts with a letter, use the proword ___
Use abbreviations when ___
Radio conditions are satisfactory
and the abbreviations are sufficiently well known to avoid
Speak common abbreviations as in ___
Speak dates digit-by-digit using the full month’s ___
Use the phonetic alphabet for personal initials, preceded by
the word ___
Precede roman numerals by the phrase ___, then transmit as the corresponding ___
Do not use punctuation unless ___
Necessary for message clarity
After ___ unsuccessful attempts to contact a
station, transmit the proword ___. Establish communications with
another station, and request assistance in
contacting the original unit. Continue contact
attempts at ___ intervals
Recipient response required
No response required
Use for pauses that require
only a few seconds
Use for pauses that require
more than a few seconds
For aircraft engaged in SAR operations, insert ___ as
part of the call sign
If you make a transmission error, transmit the
proword ___ followed by the last word,
group, proword, or phrase that was correctly sent
Do not ROGER for a message until ___
Certain it was
received correctly and completely
Cancel transmissions in progress with the proword ___
Disregard this transmission
Messages sent in
error that have already been receipted for require a ___
Separate cancellation message
procedure to help enforce security on unsecure military