call sign of the station being called and begins the transmission with the procedure signal or
procedure word meaning THIS IS, followed by the call sign of the transmitting station. The
following are examples of the abbreviated call.
EXAMPLE #1: DE CEHN
EXAMPLE #2: THIS IS GREENAPPLE
Example #1 clearly shows that the receiving call sign has been dropped. The abbreviated call
begins merely with the procedure signal, and the only call sign heard is that of the transmitting
Example #2 reveals the same procedure, but as it is observed on a voice net. The only
difference is the use of the procedure word instead of the procedure signal.