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
P O Alternate Symbol PO Parking (with overlay O) 1
P S Alternate Symbol PS Parking (with overlay S) 2
Q / Primary Symbol Q/ TBD 1393
Q \ Alternate Symbol Q\ Quake 147
Q 1 Alternate Symbol Q1 Quake 1
Q K Alternate Symbol QK Quake 1
R / Primary Symbol R/ Recreational Vehicle 112
R \ Alternate Symbol R\ Restaurant (generic) 39
R 7 Alternate Symbol R7 Restaurant (7/11) 0
R C Alternate Symbol RC Restaurant (with overlay C) 1
R K Alternate Symbol RK Restaurant (KFC) 0
R M Alternate Symbol RM Restaurant (McDonalds) 0
R T Alternate Symbol RT Restaurant (Taco Bell) 0
S / Primary Symbol S/ Shuttle 9
S \ Alternate Symbol S\ Satellite/Pacsat 11
S R Alternate Symbol SR Satellite/Pacsat (with overlay R) 1
S W Alternate Symbol SW Satellite/Pacsat (with overlay W) 1
T / Primary Symbol T/ SSTV 11
T \ Alternate Symbol T\ Thunderstorm 9
U / Primary Symbol U/ Bus 21
U \ Alternate Symbol U\ Sunny 16
U R Alternate Symbol UR Sunny (with overlay R) 1
U S Alternate Symbol US Sunny (with overlay S) 3
V / Primary Symbol V/ ATV 32
V \ Alternate Symbol V\ VORTAC Navigation Aid 5
V I Alternate Symbol VI VORTAC Navigation Aid 1
W / Primary Symbol W/ National Weather Service 45
W \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol W\ National Weather Service 5
W 4 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol W4 National Weather Service (with overlay 4) 1
W 6 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol W6 National Weather Service (with overlay 6) 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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