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[aprssig] HAMFEST objects on APRS!

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Fri Jul 11 20:02:20 UTC 2008


Doug Ferrell wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, 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...
>>     
>
>    What symbol is that in Ui-View?
>
>   

This is not UI-View specific.      \ h  should yield the "Ham Store" 
symbol which has now been redefined as any kind of ham gathering, not 
just a retail store.    The complete symbol set (and the codes that 
create them) is here:

     <http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/APRS_symbols.htm>  




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