Phonetic Alphabet

This is a listing of how to pronounce individual letters and numbers over the air. By following
the examples listed, you will make your transmission more understandable.


Letter Word Pronunciation
A Alpha Al-fa
B Bravo Brah-voh
C Charlie Char-lee
D Delta Dell-tah
E Echo Eck-oh
F Foxtrot Focks-trot
G Golf Golf
H Hotel Hoh-tell
I India In-dee-ah
J Juliet Jul-ee-et
K Kilo Kee-loh
L Lima Lee-mah
M Mike Mike
N November Noh-vem-ber
O Oscar Osk-kar
P Papa Pa-pa
Q Quebec Kay-beck
R Romeo Roh-me-oh
S Sierra See-air-rah
T Tango Tang-goh
U Uniform You-nee-form
V Victor Vick-tor
W Whiskey Whiss-key
X Xray Ecks-ray
Y Yankee Yank-ee
Z Zulu Zoo-loo


1 One Wun
2 Two Too
3 Three Tr-ee
4 Four For-er
5 Five Fife
6 Six Six
7 Seven Sev-ven
8 Eight Ate
9 Nine Nine-er
0 Zero Zee-roh