[aprssig] Fixed station Operator Present Bit
jmaslak-aprs at antelope.net
Sat Sep 15 08:57:18 CDT 2007
On Sep 15, 2007, at 7:26 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> One possibility is a symbol overlay character. Maybe "O" for
> operator present? Again, this mostly applies to fixed home
> stations, so it does not need to apply to all symbols, just ones
> who are using the HOUSE symbol. Can someone confirm that a packet
> with an "O" overlay on a house symbol will not be ignored by UIview?
> I do not care at all that the "O" is not displayed. It will not be
> in any existing APRS software, but it will be there in the posit,
> so that any future software that wants to be able to SELECT for
> "operator present" can do so.
Systems might even consider displaying whatever the standard is as a
stick figure or something on top of the icon.
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