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[aprssig] Symbol set revisions

Eric Christensen eric at christensenplace.us
Thu Apr 17 23:58:29 UTC 2008


I'll have to check what symbols the D700s and D7As actually decode and 
show on the screen.  Any symbol that the radio doesn't have in the 
memory will just show on the screen as /v or whatever the actual symbol 
designator is.

I'll see if I can get the symbols from the radio later this evening.

73,
Eric W4OTN



Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> 
> What effect is this flood of proposed symbol 
> changes/re-assignments/overlays going to have on the Kenwood APRS radios? 
> 
> I assume we can make them encode most of the new symbols if you select 
> "Other" in the symbol-select dialog and then enter the letter or number 
> from an APRS symbol "cheat sheet".   Not to mention that I don't think 
> many mobiles will want to show up as a fog bank, severe wind or other 
> weather report.
> 
> 
> I am wondering what will happen when these radios RECEIVE posits with 
> currently unused symbol codes and heretofor unused overlay codes 
> embedded in APRS posits.....
> 
> 
> 
> 
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