[aprssig] Crowdsourcing weather page

Mike Miller lists at kc9doa.com
Mon Jan 27 14:51:26 CST 2014

The 7 segment displays were used because it was the only or 
cheapest "font" available. Designed only for numeric display but 
improvised into limited alpha. I always hated trying to set up 
controllers using 7 segment alpha characters. 

Something like Consolas Bold or Terminal would be better.

Just my opinion.

Mike kc9doa

On 27 Jan 2014 at 13:04, Steve Dimse wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2014, at 12:53 PM, w0ep <w0ep at w0ep.us> wrote:
> > The font has 5 and S as the same character
> Yes, someone else commented privately they didn’t like the LED
> font, I changed the pressure to another font for comparison. 
> Fonts are tough. People have strong preferences, and some
> people have eye problems that make it imperative to use certain
> kinds of fonts. When you send out text people can always change
> it with the defaults in the browser. What I like about the LED
> font is that it conveys the idea that this is computer
> generated data that changes. 
> Personally, I have no trouble reading numbers in the LED font,
> but I wouldn’t want my next book printed in it.
> Steve K4HG
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