[aprssig] Emergency Responder Interoperability – Common Map Symbols
chrism at crosscountrywireless.net
Sun Apr 8 03:02:46 CDT 2012
I've just copied this from the RAYNET weekly news as it may be of
interest to APRS icon developers:
"Common Map Symbols recommended.
The Civil Contingencies Secretariat in the Cabinet Office have
published a set of map symbols which are intended to be used to
promote interoperability between user services and volunteer
These include a standard symbol for RAYNET assets, and you can
see the full document at
These symbols might be usefully used on APRS displays when
working with our Users."
In the UK the Cabinet Office has responsibilities for civil
contingencies which include disaster relief, flooding, national security
RAYNET is the UK’s national voluntary communications service provided
for the community by licensed radio amateurs.
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