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[aprssig] APRS Symbols for severe nature events

Jan T. Pharo la2bba at jpharo.net
Tue Feb 20 05:42:34 UTC 2007


"Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>, Mon, 19 Feb 2007 13:59:12 -0800:

>la2bba at jpharo.net wrote:
>> "
>> Btw, the european "no entry" traffic sign is a white or yellow
>> circular sign with a red ring at the edge, and no symbol inside.
>>
>>   
>
>Doesn't it have the diagonal red slash across it?

No, not the general "no entry" sign.
But in some countries it will have a red diagonal, in others a red
horizontal bar, along with icons of what is specifically forbidden,
e.g. no pedestrians, no mcs, no trucks, no cars.
For an APRS icon, a red ring filled with white (or almost-white, if
white is transparent) would do to indicate a blocked road. (Not to
indicate a landslide as such.)

-- 
73 de Jan, LA2BBA
Hvaler, Norway




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