Roman numerals, when used, are transmitted in the
same manner as the corresponding Arabic numerals and
preceded by the word ROMAN. For example, the
Roman numeral III is pronounced ROMAN Tree.
USE OF PROWORDS
Table 2-2 contains a list of authorized prowords for
general use. Prowords are used to expedite message
handling on circuits where R/T procedures are used. In
no case may a proword or combination of prowords be
substituted for the textual component of a message.
Between units of different nationalities, prowords may
be replaced by their equivalent prosigns where these
exist. These should be spelled out using the authorized
Table 2-2.Radiotelephone Prowords, Equivalent Prosigns, and Operating Signals