[aprssig] SSID for RF only Station with backup power

'Scott Miller' scott at opentrac.org
Mon Apr 9 13:28:25 CDT 2007

I think my only opposition to this was that I'd rather see a capabilities
bitfield, so you don't have to pick only one symbol.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 11:14 AM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] SSID for RF only Station with backup power
> > I'm very close to bringing on line a full time RF only APRS 
> > station with indefinite backup power.   It's my belief that 
> > a station like this is getting back to the core essence of 
> > what APRS (and Amateur Radio) is all about.  As such, I 
> > think it would be valuable to differentiate these stations 
> > either with a unique SSID or map symbol
> > ... or both.
> I'd like to do something like that.  Last time I brought it up,
> and proposed an alternative energy symbol, I got a lot of
> negative feedback.  But since I am bringing up a solar/wind
> power system at home and want to have APRS supporting efforts at
> energy conservation, I think I will look around for an
> alternative energy station symbol.
> Probably a HOUSE symbol with a slanted solar panel and a
> windmill out back?
> Bob, WB4APR
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