[aprssig] Fwd: [ui-view] Re: IGate symbol

Herb Gerhardt hgerhardt at wavecable.com
Mon Jun 12 18:07:11 CDT 2006

WinAPRS draws elliptical circles around I-Gate Stations.  To see these
circles, just press the letter  "i".  Any ICON may be used for the station.

Herb, KB7UVC
NW APRS Group, West Sound Coordinator
Our WEB Site:  http://www.nwaprs.info

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 2:23 PM
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: [aprssig] Fwd: [ui-view] Re: IGate symbol
> APRSdos and UIview both indicate an active IGATE on the
> map with a circle or a swuare around the symbol (indep3endent
> of the symbol chosen by the station).  THis is based on the
> IGate status packet that is periodically transmitted by an
> IGate.
> Can we get a list of all the other software that also has this
> kind of indication?  And can we make it consistent across all
> platforms so that users will all recognise it?
> IF we can get a consistent display for this bit of info then we
> can add it to the APRS1.2 spec and encourage all authors to
> do it too.
> Also, we need to add this to the CAPABILITIES chart...
> de Wb4APR, Bob

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