What are prowords?
Procedure words or prowords are words or phrases limited to radio telephone procedure used to facilitate communication by conveying information in a condensed standard verbal format. Procedure words are one of several structured parts of radio voice procedures, including brevity codes and plain language radio checks.
Where are prowords found?
What are prowords and where can I find a list of them? Common prowords used in CAP communications are found in CAPR 100-3, attachment 4.
What is the reply to Roger that?
While in the current spelling alphabet (NATO), R is now Romeo, Roger has remained the response meaning “received” in radio voice procedure. In the US military, it is common to reply to another’s assertion with “Roger that”, meaning: “I agree”.
What does I read you 5-by-5 mean?
I understand you perfectly
“Five by five” (occasionally written “‘5 by 5”, “five-by-five”, “5 × 5”, “5-by-5” or even just “Fives”), by extension, has come to mean “I understand you perfectly” in situations other than radio communication.
What is the importance of PROWORDs in military?
To keep voice transmission as short and clear as possible, radio operators use procedure words (PROWORDs) to take the place of long sentences.
How do military radios communicate?
- Identify with whom you want to communicate by using their call sign.
- Pause a moment after pressing the “push-to-talk” (PTT) button.
- Be direct and short when communicating.
- Speak slowly and clearly.
- Spell out letters and numbers, using the Military Alphabet (NATO Phonetic Alphabet.
What does what’s your 20 mean?
What’s your 20? is CB (Citizens Band radio) lingo for “What’s your location?” What’s your 2020 can be part of a question about a person’s presidential aspirations for the 2020 election or about a person or organization’s goals or aims for the year 2020.
Procedure words or prowords are words or phrases limited to radio telephone procedure used to facilitate communication by conveying information in a condensed standard verbal format.
What are procedural words in a message?
PROWORDS – Procedural words or “prowords” are words or phrases that have special meaning to expedite the flow and accuracy of voice communications. Prowords used in the heading or text of a message, are not counted in the group count and are not written into the message when it is prepared for delivery to the addressee.
Do you include the number of prowords in the group count?
Prowords used in the heading or text of a message, are not counted in the group count and are not written into the message when it is prepared for delivery to the addressee. – PROWORD (S) EXPLANATION AFFIRMATIVE YOU ARE CORRECT. WHAT YOU HAVE TRANSMITTED IS CORRECT. YES.
When to use the proword “execute”?
This PROWORD shall not be used to receipt or acknowledgement has been received. transmit in connection with this transmission. When this PROWORD is employed, the transmission shall be ended with the PROWORD “OUT”. purpose of the message or signal to which this applies. To be used only with the executive mode. PROWORD “EXECUTE”.