[aprssig] Can objects/items dead-reckon?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Feb 27 10:43:21 CST 2012

On 2/27/2012 11:12 AM, Andrew P. wrote:
> Greetings, all.
> I was looking at the spec regarding Objects and Items, and it's not clear whether a station sending such APRS messages can add a course and speed for Objects.
> Can course and speed be specified for an Object? I would presume so, given the stuff about tracking storms/hurricanes/etc., but can it be done for generic Objects?

In UIview, at least, you can.  The OBJECT creation dialog has fields for speed 
and direction, in addition to initial location, nname, symbol and comment.



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