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Eagle Scout Icon - Was Re: [aprssig] APRS data for Scout Events

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Jan 9 04:39:15 UTC 2007


Separate symbols to distinguish between manned and unmanned balloons would
be nice.  How about a radiation trefoil?  Might be good for radiation
counters and such.

Scott
N1VG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Stephen H. Smith
> Sent: Monday, January 08, 2007 8:24 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Eagle Scout Icon - Was Re: [aprssig] APRS data 
> for Scout Events
> 
> ve7gdh at rac.ca wrote:
> >
> >
> > /t    truck stop    there were three on the map. Most 
> truckers drive the
> >      same routes over and over and know where the truck stops are.
> >      Even if they don't, they are commonly find right on 
> the side of the
> >      road.
> >
> 
> There's one that shows up here in the L.A. about half the time.  
> 
> 
> > \;    park/picnic - three worldwide
> I've used it for operations and demonstrations in public places as an 
> alternative to the camp/tent symbol.
> 
> >
> > /F    tractor or farm vehicle - four. One was in a 
> residential area. 
> > Two had
> >       a verified TCPIP connection. One had an unverified TCPIP 
> > connection.
> >       One was a UI-View user on RF and actually looked like 
> it was near a
> >       farm.
> >
> > \R    restaurants - four worldwide.
> 
> We use it here in L.A. as an object to mark the monthly meeting of a 
> radio club that meets in the back room of an International House of 
> Pancakes restaurant.  Usually it appears about 48 hours before the 
> monthly meeting.
> >
> > On the contrary...
> > /[    jogger - over 229 worldwide. Presumably all on foot, 
> but I would be
> >      willing to bet that not very many of them were 
> actually jogging.
> 
> Agreed.  I use it anytime i am on foot with my TH-D7 and 
> ForeTrex 201. 
> >
> > /p    dog - 27 users there (woof)
> > /)    wheelchair or disabled - 11
> > /e    equestrian (horse) - 13
> >
> > There were also four shuttles (/S) whizzing around, but I 
> don't think
> > they were the ones used by NASA. They are kinda like a helicopter I
> > see driving up and down a nearby highway all of the time.
> 
> Not to mention that before Findu adopted my updated symbol sets, my 
> mobile SSTV LiveCAM used to show up on findu as a thunderstorm moving 
> down the Interstate instead of the TV symbol. 
> 
> 
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