[aprssig] TM-D710 APRS symbol (also posted on theyahooV71/D710group)
hessu at hes.iki.fi
Fri Jul 11 18:45:55 CDT 2008
On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>> I take it that a "+" or "-" offset isn't needed
>> in the object for the D710s?
> MHz only needs to be there if it is in the position text. If it
> is the object name, then there is no room for it. Also I woiuld
> remove the + since it makes the object not appear on FINDU...
By the way, you can use http://aprs.fi/14*.* and also click on repeaters
which have a '+' in there, the + character is properly URL encoded here.
Sorry for the shameless plug, I just couldn't resist.
>> while I can understand the "xyz" after the
>> frequency are to make the repeater objects unique,
>> does it really matter?
> No, not at all on local RF unless, as you say, there are two in
> the same APRS "local" RF domain. But it is nice to be able to
> use FINDU to keep track of the global APRS system, so I would
> try to make it unique. Just do a map.findu.com/FFF.FF* and see
> what is already in use...
Second that - it's nice and interesting to see repeater object usage on
a global scale. Also, if I'm going to travel somewhere, I'm going to look
it up on a map before I go. Yes, I might also check the local repeater
directory, if it's available. :)
- Hessu, OH7LZB, just back from Bordeaux
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