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Correct pronunciation for “/“ sign in a callsign


#41

You should have told him to read TR61-01!


#42

Paul M/W6PNG,
you raise a vary valid point here. Does the STROKE even ne4ed to be pronounced? the receiving operator may record is as / but the transmitting operator shouldn’t need to state something self-evident.
You stated you’re portable, you must be /P.
I have the same issue with emails and websites *com. It’s universally understood there’s a dot preceding COM, NET, GOV, US, UK.
Victor/KI7MMZ


#43

It does for CEPT operation.


#44

Yes, I understand and agree with that!
I suppose I should note I’ve NEVER seen an operator – on LOCAL communications – get lazy or sloppy. That is a bit of an annoyance. We’re always bringing new operators along so we really shouldn’t be teaching bad habits!


#45

The only one i know is - . . - . :grinning: since i don’t have any microphone

Vy 73


#46

So no “barre de fraction” for you. :slight_smile:


#47

Only in the real life, even if in France the word “slash” is now much more used than “barre de fraction”, most probably because of daily / permanent use of computers in personal and professionnal activities.


#48

Does the STROKE even ne4ed to be pronounced?

Do you really think that M/W6PNG and MW6PNG are the same station?


#49

LOL! No, but M/W6PNG and M0SNA are the same station.
:slight_smile:

73,
Walt (G3NYY)


#50

:coat: here’s your! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


#51

Wikipedia says:
Der Schrägstrich „/“ (formell solidus , englisch slash )

Der umgekehrte Schrägstrich „\“ (engl. backslash )

thats in my 70 year old brain…


#52

Except for CEPT operation where the word “STROKE” is mandated. See TR-6101 (2.3)

The CEPT rules say “must” not “should” or “can” but “must”, so “stroke” it is and nothing else between the visited country prefix and the callsign.

Simples. :slight_smile: