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[aprssig] Can objects/items dead-reckon?

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Mon Feb 27 16:43:21 UTC 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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