call sign


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call sign

call sign

or

call signal

n
(Broadcasting) a group of letters and numbers identifying a radio transmitting station, esp an amateur radio station. Compare call letters

call′ let`ters


n.pl.
letters of the alphabet or letters and numbers used esp. for identifying a radio or television station.
[1910–15]

call sign

Any combination of characters or pronounceable words, which identifies a communication facility, a command, an authority, an activity, or a unit; used primarily for establishing and maintaining communications. Also called CS. See also collective call sign; indefinite call sign; international call sign; net call sign; tactical call sign; visual call sign; voice call sign.
Translations

call sign

nsegnale m di chiamata
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We heard tower clear an F-5 (with an almost identical call sign as ours) in for the break.
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The Indian Air Force ordered the plane to land on Sunday morning at the Mumbai Airport after it found a discrepancy in the aircraft's call sign.
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The pilot of the plane carrying the German chancellor had announced a wrong call sign and, thus, certain problems arose while Merkel was on board, waiting for the permission to fly through the Iranian airspace," Rapporteur of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Kazzem Jalali told reporters on Wednesday.
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It will usually leave a missed call sign on their screen, even though it never rang.