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[aprssig] APRS Green

Wes Johnston, AI4PX wes at ai4px.com
Tue May 6 12:43:23 UTC 2008


Maybe people using commercial power could TX a 60.0 hz pl tone like voice
alert?  lol <ducking>

Wes

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 10:46 PM, David Mulvey <No_Spam_kd6bzn at dslextreme.com>
wrote:

> Knowing that power of any kind is available in the next county might be
> handy if anything bad happened:
>  Earthquake
>  Hurricane
>  Gale force winds
>  Blizzards
>  Ice storms
>  Flood
>  Terrorism
>
> I'm sure there are a dozen ways to find out if commercial power is
> available
> somewhere, but if you are going to suggest new symbols, then I propose
> having a symbol for standard 60Hz as well as the green stuff.
>
> Dave
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:
> aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Monday, May 05, 2008 7:58 AM
> To: 'James Jefferson Jarvis'; 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] APRS Green
>
> > What do I do for my house with backup battery
> > power, emergency power (generator), HF, solar
> > power, and wind power?
>
> My thinking was that you would use the "E".  One could argue
> that the "E" should be reserved for automatic use when the power
> goes out and some systems shift to "E"mergency backup power...
> On the other hand, if one is running all the time on such power,
> then the "E" would also seem to apply...
>
> THen again, we could designate "A" for Alternative energy to be
> the catch-all
> That can be used to indicate a combination of energy sources.
> Can anyone think of any other uses for "A" for a  house before
> we commit?
>
>
> > > HOUSE SYMBOL: #-
> > >
> > > /- = House
> > > \- = The original HF house
> > > B- = Backup Battery Power
> > > E- = Emergency power
> > > G- = Geothermal
> > > H- = HF
> > > O- = Operator Present (automatic only)
> > > S- = Solar Powered
> > > W- = Wind powered
>
>
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