VX-8R Symbol/SSID (Was Re: [aprssig] Yaesu VX-8R)

Rick Green rtg at aapsc.com
Tue May 20 12:44:38 CDT 2008

On Tue, 20 May 2008, Scott Miller wrote:

> Why the heck did we get a Kenwood symbol in the first place?  I really don't 
> think it's appropriate.  Why wouldn't you use a car symbol, or a pedestrian, 
> or whatever?  Something that provides a little more useful information.

I heartily agree.  This is a communications protocol, not an advertising 
medium.  Purge it of everything vendor or implementation specific.  While 
we're at it, deprecate the '/M' Apple logo and '/Z' Microsoft logo as 
well.  How did this spam ever get into the symbol set in the first 

Rick Green, N8BJX

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
                                   -Benjamin Franklin

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