Do real police/military say "copy that"?

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skb12172
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Re: Do real police/military say "copy that"?

Post by skb12172 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:48 pm

I've been out of LE for over ten years, but we used 10-4.
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Re: Do real police/military say "copy that"?

Post by Jered » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:00 am

How about a 10-Roger?
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Re: Do real police/military say "copy that"?

Post by Vonz90 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:04 pm

Navy wise, you never say "copy that". You might say "did you copy my last" if you transmit and they don't answer.

Aye is a vocal command reply and never used on radio coms

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Re: Do real police/military say "copy that"?

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:44 pm

I swear the first time I ever heard anyone say "Do you copy?" was in an episode of Space: 1999.
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Re: Do real police/military say "copy that"?

Post by blackeagle603 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:56 am

We said "copy" or "copy that" a lot in NavAir in th 80's when I rode around doing racetrack patterns sitting sideways in the back of a funny looking plane with a frisbee on top. Usually, as noted above, in relation to confirming info being passed. A lot of codes and confirming words of the day, Azimuth/Range instructions and fuel states going back and forth.
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