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
> V Alternate (with overlay) Symbol >V Car (GM Volt) 0
> Y Alternate (with overlay) Symbol >Y Car (with overlay Y) 2
? / Primary Symbol ?/ File server 35
? \ Alternate Symbol ?\ Info Kiosk 40
? S Alternate Symbol ?S Info Kiosk 1
? W Alternate Symbol ?W Info Kiosk 1
@ / Primary Symbol @/ Hurricane prediction 50
@ \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol @\ Hurricane/Tropical storm 5
@ L Alternate (with overlay) Symbol @L Hurricane/Tropical storm (with overlay L) 1
@ S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol @S Hurricane/Tropical storm (with overlay S) 1
A / Primary Symbol A/ Aid Station 7
A \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol A\ Box 0
A 2 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol A2 Box (2) 1
A 6 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol A6 Box (6) 1
A 7 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol A7 HT DTMF user 0
A 9 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol A9 Mobile DTMF user 0
A A Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AA AllStar DTMF report 1
A B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AB Box (B) 1
A C Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AC Box (C) 1
A D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AD D-Star report 0
A E Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AE Echolink DTMF report 2
A F Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AF Box (F) 1
A H Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AH House DTMF user 2
A I Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AI IRLP DTMF report 0
A J Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AJ Box (J) 1
A R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AR RFID report 1
A X Alternate (with overlay) Symbol AX OLPC Laptop XO 0
B / Primary Symbol B/ BBS or PBBS 45
B \ Alternate Symbol B\ Blowing snow 0
B R Alternate Symbol BR Blowing snow 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
PHG

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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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