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[aprssig] HAMFEST objects on APRS!

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Jul 11 20:42:57 UTC 2008


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

>> Please use this format for the name of your HAMFEST object:
>> "HFEST-ddx"   ... Where "dd" is the date and "x" is unique.
>> Use the "\h" symbol which is a bright red object...

Thanks.  I see it now.  But the eyeball symbol is not very
visible to the casual eye.  I find the red Ham-Store ICON to be
much more eyecatching.  That is why we changed the HAMFEST
suggestion to the "\h" Ham-Store symbol...
 
> > 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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