Spelling telephone alphabets correctly

When communicating with people from other countries you might need to spell your name or city. A spelling alphabet, radio alphabet, or telephone alphabet is a set of words which are used to stand for the letters of an alphabet.

A ei as in Alfa
B bii as in Bravo
C sii as in Charlie
D dii as in Delta
E ii as in Echo
F ef as in Fox-trot
G dzi as in Golf
H eitò as in Hotel
I ai as in India
J dzei as in Juliet
K kei as in Kilo
L el as in Lima
M em as in Mike
N en as in November
O ou as in Oscar
P pii as in Papa
Q kju as in Quebec
R aar as in Romeo
S es as in Sierra
T tii as in Tango
U juu as in Uniform
V vii as in Victor
W dabljuu as in Whiskey
X eks as in X-ray
Y wai as in Yankee
Z zed, zii as in Zulu
Å a with a small circle over it
Ä a with two dots
Ö o with two dots
aa dabl ei
apostrophe
@ at
ABCD capitals
abcd lower case characters
dash
é e acute
è e grave
hyphen
/ slash/stroke
~ tilde
ü u-umlaut
___ underline
. dot 
2.3 two point three

Phonetic Alphabet is now widely used in business and telecommunications in Europe and North America. There are dozens of other standards in use throughout the world, but then the great thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from.

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