December 14, 2020
The Radio Alphabet, also known as the "NATO phonetic alphabet", uses words to represent letters. This alphabet was created for the specific use of transmitting messages via telephone and/or radio. The Radio Alphabet also helped ensure that the contents of those telephone or radio messages were heard clearly, with very little risk of miscommunication.
Ever since the radio alphabet was adopted by the Consultative Committee on International Radio (CCIR) in 1927, it has become a popular and useful tool for anyone that needs to transmit precise messages. Now, let's dig a little deeper and learn a bit more information about the radio alphabet and its uses.