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

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Tue Jan 9 17:16:05 UTC 2007


I meant this one:

http://www.ieer.org/trefoil.gif

Though the atom one might be useful, too.  The trefoil implies danger, which
might not be what you want.  For that matter, an oscilloscope trace or
something might be useful for electrical stuff or general telemetry.

Scott
N1VG

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 9:03 AM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: Eagle Scout Icon - Was Re: [aprssig] APRS data 
> for Scout Events
> 
> > 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.
> 
> I like that latter one.  Are you describing something that looks
> like an atom with a few protons and a few electrons in orbit?
> The reason I like it is that it is a nice generic Electrical
> symbol that APRS users might find a variety of uses for.  Yes,
> it could be used for radioation detetors, but also for other
> thinigs (kind of watering it down I guess, but making it more
> useful?)
> Bob
> 
> > 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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