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[aprssig] APRS Symbols- Direction/Vectoring

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Dec 7 16:22:48 UTC 2004


On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 aa3jy at winlink.org wrote:

> WB4APR said:
>
> I)    In general there is inconsistency  in the direction the mobiles
> are pointed.  If they are fixed and dont point in azimuth, then
> they should all point the same way.   And in general, most
> APRS users are "right-to-left" thinking, so I think the fixed
> oriented ones should all point to the right.  (though, I would
> welcome user software that would flip the pixels left-to-right
> if they have a heading to the west)...

Xastir has four rotations for each symbol.  We do flip pixels.

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