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Sometimes over the radio transmissions get fuzzy. With less than perfect equipment, lag, or just a lesser codec, background noise, etc. it is sometimes necessary to distinguish spoken letters and numbers from each other as many sound the same. Especially since every place in the whole EVE universe worth going to is known by a meaningless string of characters. In the U.S. Military, we had this problem much earlier(WW1), and have a long standing solution: Make new pronunciations for letters and numbers to be spoken via voice communications.

The first letter of every spoken word is the letter it corresponds to, so you can understand it even if you can't speak it. You may hear some of it on teamspeak already, as there are quite a few military goons, and military Goonfleet members.


Letters

Letter Code word Pronunciation
A Alpha AL FAH
B Bravo BRAH VOH
C Charlie CHAR LEE
D Delta DELL TAH
E Echo ECK OH
F Foxtrot FOKS TROT
G Golf GOLF
H Hotel HO TELL
I India IN DEE AH
J JulietJEW LEE ETT
K Kilo KEY LOH
L Lima LEE MAH
M Mike MIKE
N November NO VEM BER
O Oscar OSS KER
P Papa PAH PAH
Q Quebec KEH BECK
R Romeo ROW ME OH
S Sierra SEE AIR RAH
T Tango TANG GO
U Uniform YOU NEE FORM
V Victor VIK TER
W Whiskey WISS KEY
X X-ray ECKS RAY
Y Yankee YANG KEY
Z Zulu ZOO LOO

Also, it's sometimes helpful to pronounce the number nine as "niner" to distinguish it from 'five' and the German 'nein'.