[aprssig] New APRS Symbol Overlay Codes

Kenneth Finnegan kennethfinnegan2007 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 21:02:18 CDT 2015


Agreed. All aircraft are either autonomous, remotely piloted, or have
a person in them. UAVs fall in one of the first two categories. If you
want buzz-word compliance, list them as "Autonomous drones"
--
Kenneth Finnegan
http://blog.thelifeofkenneth.com/


On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 3:33 PM, Greg Troxel via aprssig
<aprssig at tapr.org> wrote:
>
> Robert Bruninga via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org> writes:
>
>> AIRCRAFT
>>
>> A^ = Autonomous (2015)
>>
>> D^ = Drone   (new may 2014)
>>
>> R^ = Remotely Piloted (new 2015)
>>
>> S^ = Solar Powered  (new 2015)
>
> I would suggest that you drop 'drone' as it is a word that everyone uses
> and no one knows what it means.  There are autonomous aerial vehicles,
> and there are remotely piloted vehicles, and then people who don't
> understad the difference call everything a drone.
>
> 73 de n1dam
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