[aprssig] HAMFEST objects on APRS!
bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Jul 11 15:42:57 CDT 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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