APRS symbols

The following APRS symbols is currently supported. Please note that the description of each symbol is based on a combination of the version 1.1 spec. and the version 1.2 spec. from www.aprs.org (and on usages that we have found to be common).

In this list we include all primary symbols, all default alternate symbols, all overlayed alternate symbols that has a specified description and all overlayed alternate symbols that is used by some station.

C1 T2 Type Icon Description Stations3
3 / Primary Symbol 3/ Circle (3) 25
3 \ Alternate Symbol 3\ No Symbol 1
4 / Primary Symbol 4/ Circle (4) 10
4 \ Alternate Symbol 4\ No Symbol 0
4 F Alternate Symbol 4F No Symbol 1
5 / Primary Symbol 5/ Circle (5) 9
5 \ Alternate Symbol 5\ No Symbol 0
5 N Alternate Symbol 5N No Symbol 1
6 / Primary Symbol 6/ Circle (6) 8
6 \ Alternate Symbol 6\ No Symbol 0
6 S Alternate Symbol 6S No Symbol 1
6 W Alternate Symbol 6W No Symbol 1
7 / Primary Symbol 7/ Circle (7) 11
7 \ Alternate Symbol 7\ No Symbol 5
7 T Alternate Symbol 7T No Symbol 1
7 Z Alternate Symbol 7Z No Symbol 1
8 / Primary Symbol 8/ Circle (8) 5
8 \ Alternate Symbol 8\ No Symbol 0
8 8 Alternate Symbol 88 802.11 network node 18
8 G Alternate Symbol 8G 802.11G 3
8 N Alternate Symbol 8N No Symbol 6
8 T Alternate Symbol 8T No Symbol 1
9 / Primary Symbol 9/ Circle (9) 8
9 \ Alternate Symbol 9\ Gas Station 2
9 A Alternate Symbol 9A Gas Station 1
: / Primary Symbol :/ Fire 129
: \ Alternate Symbol :\ Hail (weather condition) 1
; / Primary Symbol ;/ Campground or Portable operation 70
; \ Alternate Symbol ;\ Portable, Park or Picnic 6
; E Alternate Symbol ;E Portable 1

  1. Symbol Code (the character found after the longitude in the APRS packet)
  2. Symbol Table ID (the character found between the latitude and longitude in the APRS packet)
  3. Number of stations/objects using this symbol the latest 24 hours (if station/object use several symbols only the latest used counts)
Initial position
Current position
Ruler
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In this tab we show all APRS packets of any packet type that has been added to the map.

In this tab we show APRS packets of type position that has been added to the map (note that any station may send a position packet).

In this tab we show all APRS packets of type object or item that has been added to the map.

In this tab we show APRS packets of type weather that has been added to the map (note that any station may send a weather packet, not only weather stations).

In this tab we show APRS packets of type direction finding, telemetry, message, query and status that has been added to the map.

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