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[aprssig] HAMFEST objects on APRS!

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 19:29:19 UTC 2008


Try it now, I had an object but was not using the HFEST ID.

Ron - K0QVF

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Come on APRS!
> 
> Surely we can put HAMFEST objects on the map to help alert and
> remind our fellow hams of such important upcoming events!  I
> just checked, and not a single HFEST is showing.  There is one
> HAMFEST object, but it is in New Zealand!
> 
> Please use this format for the name of your HAMFEST object:
> "HFEST-ddx"
> Use the "\h" symbol which is a bright red object...
> 
> This not only makes them stand out on the map, but also includes
> the DATE (dd) in the object name to make it clear this is a
> future object.  The "x" on the end makes it unique so that FINDU
> can find them all:
> 
> http://map.findu.com/HFEST*
> 
> 
> For details of this format, see the LOCAL INFO page about 30%
> down the slider:
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/localinfo.html
> 
> 
> It's the season, lets show what APRS can do...
> 
> Bob, WB4APR
> 
> 
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