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[aprssig] findU symbol sets...

Steve Dimse k4hg at tapr.org
Wed Dec 8 17:52:09 UTC 2004

On 12/8/04 at 12:41 PM Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> sent:

>I appreciate Steve's frustration, and rationale for allowing
>multiple SYMBOL sets.  But I also worry very much about
>having "incompatible" sets which can drastically undermine
>the integrity of APRS.
>We must have one set of "definitions".   A Boat must be
>a Boat.  THough different artists may draw it slightly 
>differently.  But there is a lot of subtle information conveyed
>in an ICON and too much artistic license can underimine
>the universal interpretation that having a "standard" tries
>to avoid...  
>But there is pride in drawing and I respect that.  But all sets
>must have the SAME definitions for each symbol.

The first full set is viewable at


If anyone feels any of these icons are flawed, please take it up with the
author. I cannot overemphasize I WILL NOT throw myself into the middle of
something as banal as a symbol war!

Steve K4HG

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