To expedite radiotelephone message handling, certain words and phrases
are universally used and understood by U. S. military service operators.
Generally called procedure words, or prowords, they are used as applicable
in TRS radio transmission to substitute for one or more sentences in a
message. The words or phrases and their meanings follow.
WORD OR PHRASE
I want an acknowledgement to be sure you
have received, understood, and will
comply with this message.
I hereby indicate the separation of the
text from the other portions of the
An error has been made in this transmission
(or messages indicated).
version is--that which follows is a
corrected version in answer to your
request for verification.
Disregard this transmission
This transmission is in error.
it. (This proword shall not be used to
cancel any message already transmitted
The originator of this message is indicated
by the address designation immediately
This message contains the number of groups
indicated by the numeral following.
I read back
The following is my response to your
instructions to read back.
I say again
I am repeating transmission or portion of
That which follows has been verified at
your request and is repeated.
used only as a reply to VERIFY.)
A message which requires recording is about
to follow (to be transmitted immediately
after this call.)