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[aprssig] Symbols

Richard Amirault ramirault at erols.com
Mon Feb 14 17:27:27 UTC 2005

If you "import" a new symbol into your software ... it won't show up on all 
the other folks APRS screens.  As I understand it, all symbols are sent as a 
code. When received, the receiving software looks up the code in the symbol 
table on that computer and uses the symbol that matches the code on the 

Richard Amirault              N1JDU
Boston, MA, USA          Go Fly A Kite
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mullen"
Subject: [aprssig] Symbols

We are currently running the Yukon Quest dog sled race here.  I put an
object on the map to indicate where the frontrunners are.  The only
symbol I could find that was remotely indicitave of the event was the
jogger.  Is there a sled or dog symbol or some way that I could import a
symbol into the program?
Linda  AD4BL  SEC Alaska
ad4bl at arrl.net

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