call sign definition

  • noun:
    • See phone letters.
    • a variety of letters and numbers always recognize a radio or tv place.
    • Any mix of figures or pronounceable terms, which identifies a communication center, a command, an expert, an activity, or a unit; utilized mostly for establishing and keeping communications. Also called CS. (JP 1-02 division of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.)
    • See telephone call letters.
    • a mixture of letters and numbers accustomed identify a radio or television station.
    • Any combination of figures or pronounceable words, which identifies a communication center, a command, an authority, an activity, or a unit; used mostly for establishing and keeping communications. Also referred to as CS. (JP 1-02 division of Defense Dictionary of Military and related Terms.)

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