Morse Code and the Phonetic Alphabets

I couldn't find the Morse code anywhere on the net so I thought I would type it in along with some of the World's phonetic alphabets.

This table will only work with newer browsers, if it looks a mess then please use the old original table.

The alphabet that the British emergency services use is the NATO one.

If you want to translate quickly to or from Morse code use the Morse Code Translator. As far as computerised Morse Code training goes you could have a look at the NuMorse and NuTest page (I have not used this software myself).
Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabets
Letter Morse  English  American (ex military)  International  International (ex aero?)  NATO & international aviation American (police)  Italian  German 
A .- Andrew Abel Amsterdam Alfa Alfa Adam Ancona Anton
Ä .-.-               Ärger
Á .--.-                
Å .--.-                
B -... Benjamin Baker Baltimore Bravo Bravo Boy Bologna Berta
C -.-. Charlie Charlie Casablanca Coca Charlie Charlie Como Cäsar
Ch ----               Charlotte
D -.. David Dog Denmark Delta Delta David Domodossola Dora
E . Edward Easy Edison Echo Echo Edward Empoli Emil
É ..-..                
F ..-. Frederick Fox Florida Foxtrot Foxtrot Frank Firenze Friedrich
G --. George George Gallipoli Golf Golf George Genova Gustav
H .... Harry How Havana Hotel Hotel Henry Hotel Heinrich
I .. Isaac Item Italy India India Ida Imola Ida
J .--- Jack Jig Jerusalem Juliet Juliet John I lunga Julius
K -.- King King Kilogram Kilo Kilo King Kursaal Kaufmann
L .-.. Lucy Love Liverpool Lima Lima Lincoln Livorno Ludwig
M -- Mary Mike Madagascar Metro Mike Mary Milano Martha
N -. Nelli Nan New York Nectar November Nora Napoli Nordpol
Ñ --.--                
O --- Oliver Oboe Oslo Oscar Oscar Ocean Otranto Otto
Ö ---.               Ökkonom
P .--. Peter Peter Paris Papa Papa Paul Padova Paula
Q --.- Queenie Queen Quebec Quebec Quebec Queen Quarto Quelle
R .-. Robert Roger Roma Romeo Romeo Robert Roma Richard
S ... Sugar Sugar Santiago Siera Sierra Sam Savona Samuel
Sch                 Schule
T - Tommy Tare Tripoli Tango Tango Tom Torino Theodor
U ..- Uncle Uncle Uppsala Union Uniform Union Udine Ulrich
Ü ..--               Übermut
V ...- Victor Victor Valencia Victor Victor Victor Venezia Viktor
W .-- William William Washington Whisky Whisky William Washington Wilhelm
X -..- Xmas X (eks) Xanthippe Extra X-ray X-ray Ics Xanthippe
Y -.-- Yellow Yoke Yokohama Yankee Yankee Young York Ypsilon
Z --.. Zebra Zebra Zürich Zulu Zulu Zebra Zara Zeppelin

In the Morse Code there also exist codes for numbers and punctuation:
Numbers and Punctuation
Number Code Punctuation Code
1 .---- Full-stop 
2 ..--- Comma --..--
3 ...-- Colon ---...
4 ....- Question mark 
5 ..... Apostrophe .----.
6 -.... Hyphen -....-
7 --... Fraction bar -..-.
8 ---.. Brackets 
9 ----. Quotation 
0 -----    

If the duration of a dot is taken to be one unit then that of a dash is three units. The space between the components of one character is one unit, between characters is three units and between words six units (five for automatic transmission). To indicate that a mistake has been made and for the receiver to delete the last word send ........ (eight dots).

My thanks go to Peter Gruenberg, Lisa Dawson and Gary Rzeznik for helping me with the phonetic alphabets and to Nick Wayth for help with the Morse code and to Drew Terenzini for help with the table. 

Home page