[aprssig] APRS Flood Symbols

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Oct 17 14:33:45 CDT 2016

Just the image on http://aprs.org/symbols.html

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*Subject:* Re: [aprssig] APRS Flood Symbols

I'll be adding these overlays to the next build of YAAC. Is there an
existing symbol icon for flood gauges?

Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO

author of YAAC

-------- Original message --------
From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
Date: 10/16/16 2:30 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: Eric Christensen <eric at christensenplace.us>, aprssig at tapr.org
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS Flood Symbols

> On http://www.aprs.org/symbols.html I see different symbols
> for available for flood stage (water with overlay) but I don't
> see them defined in the spec.  Did I miss this somewhere?

Thanks for the tip.  All new additions to the symbol tables are being made
in the NEW SYMBOLS link on the aprs.org/symbols.html page.


I just made this addition for the WATER symbol:

/w = Water Station or other H2O
\w = flooding (or Avalanche/slides)
Aw = Avalanche
Gw = Green Flood Gauge
Mw = Mud slide
Nw = Normal flood gauge (blue)
Rw = Red flood gauge
Sw = Snow Blockage
Yw = Yellow flood gauge

This was at the suggestion of the FEMA Tech Director just recovering from
their severl flooding events in Louisana and NC.

Any others?
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