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

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Thu May 22 04:00:18 UTC 2008



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> Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 02:51:31 -0700
> From: w2ev at yahoo.com
> To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> Subject: Tactical Value? [was: VX-8R Symbol/SSID (Was Re: [aprssig] Yaesu	VX-8R)]
> 
> --- "Greg D."  wrote:
>>> From: bruninga at usna.edu
> 
>>> In the recent attempt to upgrade the symbol set,
>> we added a RADIO symbol with OVERLAYS.  Using that
>> symbol will allow a K for Kenwood, a Y for Yeasu, an
>> I for Icom and A for Alinco, etc...
>>> 
>>> The symbol looks kinda like a radio front panel.
>>> 
>>> Of course it will take a while for all software to
>> add this symbol, but it has been defined and ready
>> for use.
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> 
> What is the tactical or situational-awareness value to
> this?
> 
> Ev, W2EV
> 

Well, that was kind of my first reaction to seeing the flying windows and multi-colored apple logos; they seem out of place to me.  But assuming that they are there for a reason, then why not a penguin for Linux, or some of the others?

Greg  KO6TH

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