[aprssig] HF Gateway Stations
cap at cruzio.com
Fri Feb 9 16:50:55 CST 2007
In Setup,Station Setup, UI-View32 has symbol labels of:
HF Gateway /& (black diamond with G, no overlay character allowed by
No. Diam'd \& (black diamond, any overlay character allowed by
No. Diamond \a (red diamond, any overlay character allowed by
Symbol:No. Diam'd O'ly:I is often a IGate (two way, of course!)
Symbol:No. Diamond O'ly:W is often a Winlink (Telpac) station
And in the same manner,
Symbol:No. Digi O'ly:1 is a modern fill-in digi (WIDE1-1 only)
Symbol:No. Digi O'ly:S is a modern "WIDEn,SSn" full digi
73, Cap KE6AFE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 16:06 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] HF Gateway Stations
> > > 4) The findu link shown on the page may or may not
> > > truely show what is out there since it is only sorting
> > > by symbol. The list assumes that all gateways use
> > > the diamond-G icon.
> Thanks Stephen, but where is the "/&" symbol referred to as a
> That is one of the oldest APRS symbols dating back to 1993. And
> it has always been called HF-GATE. Though in the 1996 time
> frame I tried to get everyone to start using the GATE overlays
> so that we could have many more different types of GATEways and
> make better use of our symbols..
> Anyway, if it is referered to as a "diamond-G" then maybe we
> need to update that reference.
> Oh, and all Igates are supposed to be using the "I&" symbol
> which is the GATE with an "I" overlay. I think that still has
> people using the wrong symbol for years and years...
> Bob, WB4APR
> > > Many other stations are gating but not
> > > using that symbol and thus don't show in the list.
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