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RATEL

Radio Check

Their Callsign this is Your Callsign, RADIO CHECK, OVER.
Their Callsign, Strength AND Readability, OVER.
Your Callsign, Strength AND Readability, OUT.
Readabilities: CLEAR,BROKEN.
Strengths: LOUD, SOFT.

Examples:
Platoon Level

Bravo Callsigns this is Bravo-1-0, RADIO CHECK, OVER.
Bravo-1-1, LOUD AND CLEAR, OVER.
Bravo-1-2, LOUD AND CLEAR, OVER.
Bravo-1-3, LOUD AND CLEAR, OVER.
Bravo Callsigns this is Bravo-1-0, LOUD AND CLEAR, OUT.

Note; Allow 5 – 10 seconds for a callsign to respond before skipping to the next one.

or

Section Level

Bravo this is Alpha, RADIO CHECK, OVER.
Alpha this is Bravo, LOUD AND CLEAR, OVER.
Bravo this is Alpha, LOUD AND CLEAR, OUT.

 

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Message

Their Callsign this is Your Callsign, MESSAGE, prepare to copy, OVER.
Their Callsign, SEND, OVER.
Your Callsign, Your Message, OVER.
Their Callsign, Confirmation of Your Message, OUT.

Example:

Bravo this is Alpha, MESSAGE, prepare to copy, OVER.
Bravo, SEND, OVER.
Alpha, this callsign holding left side of road, enemy massing to the south, advise Bravo to hold right side, OVER.
Bravo, ROGER, this callsign holding right side of road, OUT.

 

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LOCSTAT

Their Callsign this is Your Callsign, SEND LOCSTAT, OVER.
Their Callsign, Location, Status, OVER.
Your Callsign, ROGER, OUT.
Location: Position.
Status: Current Action.

Example:

Bravo-1-1 this is Bravo-1-0, SEND LOCSTAT, OVER.
Bravo-1-1 GD123 456, moving to staging point, 2 klicks, OVER.
Bravo-1-0, ROGER, OUT.

 

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Contact Report

Their Callsign this is Your Callsign, CONTACT, WAIT, OUT.
…Win the firefight or break from contact and gather information on the enemy
Your Callsign, CONTACT REPORT, OVER.
Their Callsign, SEND IT, OVER.
Your Callsign, Who, What, Where, OVER.
Their Callsign, orders or confirmation, OVER.
Your Callsign, ROGER, OUT.
Where: Were you engaged.
What: Was the outcome
What: Happened

Example:

Sunray this is Bravo-1-1, CONTACT, WAIT, OUT.
… Contact Report given within 5 mins of contact wait out …
Bravo-1-1, CONTACT REPORT, OVER.
Sunray, SEND IT, OVER.
GD 123 456, NME Section, 4 KIA, 2 WIA, no friendlies injured, party ambushed My Callsign, we returned fire and maneuvered east into compound at GD 123 457
Sunray, Acknowledged, OVER.
Bravo-1-1, OUT.

 

Include any INTEL that is worth while mentioning.

 

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SITREP

Their Callsign this is Your Callsign, SEND SITREP, OVER.
Their Callsign, Situation Enemy, Situation Friendly, Admin, General, OVER.
Your Callsign, COPY ALL, OUT.
Situation Enemy: Situation about enemy forces in your area.
Situation Friendly: Situation about yourself and/or any friendly forces in your area.
Admin: Admin requirements, ammo, medical, equipment, etc.
General: Anything else that doesn’t fall into the above categories.

Example:

Bravo-1-2 this is Sunray, send SITREP, over.
Bravo-1-2, NME nil, GD 123 456, holding firm facing southwest, admin green, waiting further orders, OVER.
Sunray, COPY ALL, Stand by for new tasking, OUT.

 

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