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Phonetic alphabet for international communication where it is sometimes important to provide correct information.

In many languages the spelling of an alphabet is different and vary greatly.

To provide correct information between people with a different language background one might use a spelling alphabet, where every letter and number is described by a word, like America for "A", Banana for "B" and so on. Sometimes it is just not enough to spell for example a complicated name correctly, then you can use a spelling alphabet to do the job.

There are several spelling alphabets in use in international radiotelephony. The most widely used spelling alphabet is the NATO phonetic alphabet, which is also used in aviation like in communication between a pilot and the control tower.
It is the Alpha, Bravo, Charlie alphabet you might have heard of, but maybe not the Thai company employee or the Egyptian medical secretary with just a little understanding of English, therefore we provide as well a list of simple English words which can describe a letter.

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Letters and Numbers List

Character International code word Pronunciation NOP- code word suggestions
AAlfa - Alpha AL FAH America
BBravo BRAH VOH Banana
CCharlie CHAR LEE or SHAR LEE China
EEcho ECK OH Elephant
FFoxtrot FOKS TROT Flower
GGolf GOLF Golf
HHotel HOH TELL Hotel
IIndia IN DEE AH India
JJuliett - Juliet JEW LEE ETT Jamaica
KKilo KEY LOH Kilo
LLima LEE MAH London
MMike MIKE Mars
NNovember NO VEM BER New York
OOscar OSS CAH Orange
PPapa PAH PAH Prince
QQuebec KEH BECK Queen
RRomeo ROW ME OH Radio
SSierra SEE AIR RAH Sunday
TTango TANG GO Tiger
VVictor VIK TAH Venus
WWhiskey WISS KEY Water
YYankee YANG KEY Yellow
ZZulu ZOO LOO Zebra
DigitCode word Pronunciation  
0 Zero ZEE-RO  
1 One WUN  
2 Two TOO  
3 Three TREE  
4 Four FOW-ER  
5 Five FIFE  
6Six SIX  
7 Seven SEV-EN  
8 Ait Eight AIT  
9 Nine NIN-ER  
100 Hundred HUN-DRED  
1000 Thousand TOU-SAND  
International Spelling Alphabet - Phonetic Alphabet 

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