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[aprssig] Snow and Visibility on APRS

Curt, WE7U curt.we7u at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 21:48:26 UTC 2010


On Wed, 18 Aug 2010, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> The original APRS defines SNOW Sxxx and LUMINOSITY Lxxx fields
> for the weather format, and I thought it included visibility
> Vxxx, though I cannot find it right now.  Does anyone recall if
> anyone uses these.  If not, I propose a Vxxx field if someone
> can recommend the right units.

As I recall the 's' field for snow is overloaded with another 's'
field for something else, solar index perhaps?  While you're in
there looking at this stuff, perhaps you could fix that up too?

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