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[aprssig] Winaprs ?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sat Nov 26 16:41:07 UTC 2005


jim at bradbury.org wrote:

> First of all 246 is way out of date.
> You need to go to:
> http://winaprs.org/downloads/WinAPRS/
> and download 2.80 and the 2.82 update.
>
Further, even the most recent version of WinAPRS contains a 
way-out-of-date APRS symbol set.   As far as I know, it still doesn't 
properly handle overlaid characters on the secondary symbol set. 

This is essential to correctly displaying the  "New Paradigm" WIDEn-N 
digipeaters.  They use a numeric character overlaid on top of a solid 
green star from the secondary symbol set  (instead of the traditional 
green star with a white hole with the fixed letter "D" in it from the 
primary set)  to indicate how many digipeat hops they support.  

Many other symbols have been updated, added or moved to different 
positions in the symbol set as well.   See the most current APRS symbol 
set at:

       http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/aprs/APRS_symbols.htm     

Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
EchoLink Node:      14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.com

"APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
  http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/DigiPaths

Updated APRS Symbol Chart
  http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/miscinfo/APRS_Symbol_Chart.pdf   

New/Updated "Rev G" APRS     http://webs.lanset.com/wa8lmf/aprs
Symbols Set for UI-View,
UIpoint and APRSplus:






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