Bingo procedure question

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Quote: AZDuffmanRadio dispatchers say "niner" I assume to avoid confusion with "mine."

In writing you will never find an "I" or "O" in the VIN on your car (excepting antique cars before the current system was put in place.)
I have only heard "niner" used in aviation - and The Version I Heard Was, it was to avoid confusion with the German word "nein."

There was a time - for all I know, this is still the policy - when I and O were not used in IDs in the Navy. The 24 time zones have letters from A to Z, except for I and O; this is where "Zulu time" comes from.

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