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RADIO DO’s AND DONT’s RADIO LOG ABBREVIATIONS

DO KEEP THE ANTENNAE UPRIGHT


ACKNOWLEDGE ACK
DO RAISE THE ANTENNA AS HIGH AS POSSIBLE – AN
INCREASED HEIGHT OF ONLY A FEW FEET OFTEN BRINGS ALL AFTER AA
ABOUT A GREAT IMPROVEMENT IN SIGNAL STRENGTH ALL BEFORE AB
DO AVOID DEPRESSIONS – SELECT ANY NEARBY RISES OF ANSWER ANS
GROUND BREAK //
DO MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF CLEARINGS IN DENSE WOODS
DO SELECT A SITE ON AN ELEVATED LOCATION, ARTIFICIAL OR CORRECTION C
NATURAL, SUCH AS HILLS, MASTS, TRESS AND TOWERS DISREGARD TRANSMISSION DISC
DO MOVE AROUND IN YOUR LOCATION IF SIGNALS ARE WEAK. DISTORTED D
MOVEMENT OF ONLY A FEW METRES CAN MAKE A VAST DO NOT ANSWER F
IMPROVEMENT
EXEMPT XMT
DO AVOID SCREENING BY KEEPING WELL AWAY FROM POWER
LINES BRIDGES AND WIRE FENCES INFORMATION INFO
DO SELECT SITES ON FORWARD SLOPES OF HILLS. IF THIS IS NUMBER NR
NOT POSSIBLE TRY TO HAVE THE ANTENNA CLEAR OF OUT AR
THE CREST OVER K
DO NOTE PLACES WHERE YOUR SIGNALS ARE STRONG – IN AN
EMERGENCY RETURN TO SUCH A PLACE READ BACK G
DO CARRY OUT OPERATORS MAINTENANCE REGULARLY ROGER R
– CHECK ANTENNA BASE AND SECTIONS FOR GOOD SAY AGAIN IMI
CONTACT SERVICE MESSAGE SVC
– ENSURE BATTERY IS SERVICEABLE
SPEAK SLOWER SSL
– ENSURE CORRECT FREQUENCY IS SET
DO KEEP A SIGNAL OPERATORS LOG AT ALL TIMES THROUGH ME THM
THAT IS CORRECT C
DON’T ALLOW THE ANTENNA TO TOUCH FOLIAGE OR OBJECTS UNKNOWN STATION AA (BARRED)
INCLUDING THE BODY VERIFY J
DON’T SITE THE ANTENNA CLOSE TO ANY OBSTRUCTIONS
WAIT AS
BETWEEN YOURSELF AND THE DISTANT STATION
WAIT OUT AS AR
WORD AFTER WA
WRONG WG
WORD BEFORE WB

SIGNAL OPERATORS LOG COMMON PROWORDS

DATE: CALL SIGN: PLACE: FREQ: ACKNOWLEDGE INSTRUCTION TO CALLSIGN ON THE NET
TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IT HAS HEARD A
CALL MESSAGE OPER’s MESSAGE TIME
NUMBER NO. (Z) MESSAGE WHICH MIGHT NOT HAVE BEEN
SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED TO IT
FROM TO IN OUT
ALL AFTER USED WITH REFERENCE TO A
ALL BEFORE CATCHWORD OR PHRASE WHEN
REQUESTING OR GIVING REPETITIONS OR
CORRECTIONS
ANSWER AFTER USED TO INSTRUCT A CALLSIGN THAT
JOINS AN ESTABLISHED NET, THE ORDER
IN WHICH TO ANSWER CALLS
ASSUME ORDER A CALLSIGN TO ASSUME CONTROL
CONTROL OF THE NET
BREAK MESSAGE BEGINS OR ENDS
CALL SIGN(S) CALL-SIGN FOLLOWS
CANCEL CANCEL THE MESSAGE OR PART OF THE
TRANSMISSION
CLOSE DOWN CALLSIGNS ARE CALLED TO CLOSE DOWN
WHEN INDICATED. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
ARE REQUIRED
CLOSING DOWN MAY I CLOSE DOWN (UNTIL..)
CORRECT YOU ARE CORRECT, OR WHAT YOU HAVE
TRANSMITTED IS CORRECT.
CORRECTION WHAT HAS BEEN SAID IS WRONG. THE
CORRECT MESSAGE FOLLOWS.
DISREGARD THIS USED TO CANCEL A MESSAGE OR
TRANSMISSION TRANSMISSION
DO NOT ANSWER USED WHEN IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THE SILENCE CEASE TRANSMISSION ON THIS NET
CALLED CALLSIGNS DO NOT ANSWER A SILENCE IMMEDIATELY
TRANSMISSION. WHEN THIS PROWORD IS SILENCE
USED, THE TRANSMISSION IS TO END SPEAKING USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN
WITH THE PROWORD OUT APPOINTMENT TITLE TO INDICATE WHO IS
EXEMPT THE CALLSIGNS THAT FOLLOW ARE SPEAKING
EXCLUDED FROM A COLLECTIVE OR ALL- THIS IS INDICATES IDENTITY OF CALLING
CALLSIGNS CALL CALLSIGN
THROUGH ME INVITATION BY A CALLSIGN TO RELAY
FETCH USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN THROUGH THEM
APPOINTMENT TITLE TO INDICATE WHO
UNKNOWN THE IDENTITY OF THE CALLSIGN I AM
THE CALLER WANTS TO SPEAK TO
CALLSIGN CALLING IS NOT KNOWN TO ME
FIGURES USED BEFORE SENDING GROUPS OF
USE FULL FULL RATEL PROCEDURE IS TO BE USED
FIGURES DIGIT BY DIGIT. NOT USED FOR
CALLSIGNS, GRID REFERENCES, TIME- PROCEDURE
CHECKS AND DTG VERIFY VERIFY PORTION INDICATED WITH
ORIGINATING CALLSIGN AND SEND
FROM USED BY A RELAYING CALLSIGN TO
CORRECT VERSION
INDICATE THE CALLSIGN ORIGINATING
WAIT I MUST PAUSE FOR UP TO FIVE SECONDS
THE MESSAGE
BEFORE REPLYING. NO OTHER CALLSIGN
GRID USED BEFORE ANY GRID REFERENCE IS TO TRANSMIT DURING THIS PERIOD
I AM ASSUMING USED WHEN A CALLSIGN TAKES OVER WAIT OUT YOUR TRANSMISSION IS RECEIVED, A
CONTROL THE NET FURTHER TRANSMISSION ON THE SAME
SUBJECT WILL FOLLOW LATER. OTHER
READ BACK USED BY RECEIVING CALLSIGN TO CALLSIGNS MAY CONTINUE
SATISFY THEMSELVES THAT THEY HAVE TRANSMITTING
RECEIVED THE TRANSMISSION, OR PART
WILCO MESSAGE RECEIVED, UNDERSTOOD AND
OF IT, CORRECTLY
WILL BE COMPLIED WITH
I SAY AGAIN USED BY SENDING CALLSIGN WHEN USED TO IDENTIFY PART OF A MESSAGE
WORD BEFORE
MAKING REPETITIONS FOR EMPHASIS, OR
WORD AFTER
RESPONSE TO A REQUEST TO SAY AGAIN
WRONG WHAT HAS BEEN SAID IS WRONG. THE
I SPELL USED WHEN SPELLING OUT A WORD CORRECT VERSION IS …
I VERIFY THAT WHICH FOLLOWS HAS BEEN
VERIFIED AT YOUR REQUEST. USED AS A
RESPONSE TO ‘VERIFY’

PHONETIC ALPHABET
LONG MESSAGE A LONG MESSAGE FOLLOWS (WILL TAKE
MORE THAN 30 SECONDS)
A ALPHA AL-FAH
MESSAGE A MESSAGE FOLLOWS THAT NEEDS TO BE
B BRAVO BRA-VOH
WRITTEN DOWN
C CHARLIE CHAR-LEE
NOTHING HEARD INDICATION THAT NO RESPONSE HAS
BEEN RECEIVED FROM A PARTICULAR D DELTA DEL-TAH
CALLSIGN E ECHO ECK-OH
OUT THIS IS THE END OF MY TRANSMISSION, F FOXTROT FOKS-TROT
NO REPLY IS EXPECTED G GOLD GOLF
OUT TO YOU THIS IS THE END OF MY TRANSMISSION H HOTEL HOH-TELL
TO YOU, NO REPLY IS EXPECTED, A CALL
TO ANOTHER CALLSIGN FOLLOWS I INDIA IN-DEE-AH
IMMEDIATELY J JULIET JEW-LEE-ETT
OVER THIS IS THE END OF MY TRANSMISSION K KILO KEY-LOH
TO YOU, A REPLY IS EXPECTED, GO L LIMA LEE-MAH
AHEAD AND TRANSMIT
M MIKE MIKE
RADIO CHECK REPORT SIGNAL STRENGTH AND
N NOVEMBER NO-VEM-BER
READABILITY
O OSCAR OSS-CAH
READ BACK REPEAT THIS ENTIRE TRANSMISSION
BACK TO ME ENTIRELY AS RECEIVED P PAPA PAH-PAH
RELAY THROUGH INSTRUCTION TO CALLSIGN TO RELAY Q QUEBEC KEH-BECK
MESSAGE THROUGH TO ANOTHER R ROMEO RO-ME-O
REPORT CALL BY NCS FOR CALLSIGNS TO REPORT S SIERRA SEE-AIR-RAH
STRENGTHS AND HOW THEY HEAR ONE ANOTHER T TANGO TANG-GO
READBILITY
U UNIFORM YOU-NEE-FORM
ROGER I HAVE RECEIVED YOUR LAST
TRANSMISSION SATISFACTORILY V VICTOR VIK-TAH

SAY AGAIN REQUEST FOR REPETITION OF ALL, OR W WHISKEY WISS-KEY


PORTIONS INDICATED, OF A MESSAGE X XRAY ECKS-RAY
SEND I AM READY TO RECEIVE YOUR MESSAGE Y YANKEE YANG-KEY
SILENCE LIFTED SILENCE HAS BEEN LIFTED Z ZULU ZOO-LOO
PRONOUNCING NUMERALS OPDEM/PRIDEM/MAINTDEM
(MODIFIED)
1 WUN
OPDEM WHEN THE RESUPPLY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 3 HOURS
2 TOO
3 THU-REE PRIDEM WHEN THE RESUPPLY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 6 HOURS

4 FO-WER
MAINTDEM WHEN THE RESUPPLY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 12 HOURS
5 FI-YIV
A. YOUR CALLSIGN
6 SIX B. ITEM (USE COMMODITY CODES IF PROVIDED)
7 SEV-EN AND QUANITITY(S)
C. EARLIEST TIME REQUIRED
8 ATE D. LATEST TIME ACCEPTABLE
E. METHOD OF MOVEMENT (ROAD/AIR)
9 NY-NER
F. POINT OF DELIVERY (YOUR GRID REFRENCE)
0 ZEE-ROH G. YOUR CALLSIGN AT THE LP/DZ/RV
H. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS (DIRECTION OF APPROACH)
APPOINTMENT TITLES
MOVEMENT REQUEST (MOVREQ)
COMMANDER SUNRAY (MODIFIED)
SECOND-IN-COMMAND SUNRAY MINOR
OPERATIONS OFFICER SEAGULL A. YOUR CALLSIGN
ADJUTANT SEAGULL MINOR B. FROM
INTELLIGENCE OFFICER ACORN C. TO
LOGISTICS OFFICER MOLAR D. NUMBER OF TROOPS
QUARTERMASTER NUTSHELL E. CARGO DESCRIPTION
CHAPLAIN SHEPHERD F. GRID FOR PICKUP POINT
ENGINEER HOLDFAST G. GRID FOR DELIVERY POINT
SIGNALS PRONTO H. PERFERRED MODE
TRANSPORT PLAYTIME I. C/S AND FREQ AT PICKUP POINT
ENGINEERS HOLDFAST J. C/S AND FREQ AT DELIVERY POINT
MEDICAL STARLIGHT K. ADDITIONAL REMARKS
ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL ENG BLUEBELL
PROVOST (REGIMENTAL POLICE) BOXWOOD

CASEVAC REQUEST PATROL REPORT


(MODIFIED)
CASUALTY EVACUATION REQUEST “CASEVAC” (PREFIXED WITH
“NO DUFF” DESIGNATION OF PATROL (IE RECON) ______________________

ONCE A NO DUFF CASEVAC REQUEST HAS BEEN INITIATED ALL DATE: ______________________
C/S ARE TO STAY OFF THE NET UNLESS REQUESTED TO RELAY
TO: _______________________
A. REPORTING UNIT (C/S)
B. GRID FOR PICKUP (PREFERABLY ON A TRACK/ROAD. IF AT MAPS: _____________________
NIGHT HOW PICK UP POINT WILL BE IDENTIFIED
C. NO OF CASUALTIES SITTING A. SIZE AND COMPOSITION OF PATROL:
D. NO OF CASUALTIES LITTER B. TASK:
E. DESCRIPTION OF INJURIES C. TIME OF DEPARTURE:
F. URGENT/PRIORITY/ROUTINE D. TIME OF RETURN:
G. REQUIREMENT FOR SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT E. ROUTES: (OUT AND BACK)
H. C/S AND FREQ AT PICK UP POINT F. TERRAIN: (DRY, SWAMPY, JUNGLE, THICKLY WOODED, HIGH
I. ADDITIONAL REMARKS BRUSH, ROCKY, DEEPNESS OF RAVINES, CONDITIONS OF
BRIDGES/CULVERTS TYPES AND SIZES
SITUATION REPORT (SITREP) G. OTHER UNITS/CIVILIANS ENCOUNTERED
(MODIFIED) H. ANY MAP CORRECTIONS
I. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
A. PERIOD FROM – TO J. CONDITIONS OF PATROL: (MORALE, INJURIES)
B. TASKS UNDERTAKEN K. CONCLUSIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS: (WAS MISSION
C. OWN SITUATION ACCOMPLISHED, VARIATIONS TO EQUIPMENT TO BE
D. GENERAL CARRIED)
FUTURE INTENTIONS L. ENCLOSURES: (DRAWN MUD MAP SHOWING BY-PASS
ROUTES, PARTICULARLY DIFFICULT TERRAINS
LOCSTAT SIGNATURE: ______________________________________
EXAMPLE:
NAME: ______________________________________
0A THIS IS 1A LOCSTAT OVER
PATROL NUMBER: ___________________________________
1A THIS 0A SEND OVER
0A THIS 1A LOCSTAT GRID 123456 OVER
NOTES: ALTHOUGH SHOWN HERE AS A FORMAL REPORT, IT
1A THIS 0A GRID 123456 OVER
SHOULD BE PRESENTED FROM A FIELD MESSAGE NOTEBOOK.
0A THIS 1A CORRECT OUT