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
W 6 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol W6 National Weather Service (with overlay 6) 1
W B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WB National Weather Service (with overlay B) 1
W C Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WC National Weather Service (with overlay C) 1
W D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WD National Weather Service (with overlay D) 1
W I Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WI National Weather Service (with overlay I) 12
W N Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WN National Weather Service (with overlay N) 2
W R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WR National Weather Service (with overlay R) 2
W S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WS National Weather Service (with overlay S) 4
W V Alternate (with overlay) Symbol WV National Weather Service (with overlay V) 2
X / Primary Symbol X/ Helicopter 29
X \ Alternate Symbol X\ Pharmacy 1
Y / Primary Symbol Y/ Yacht (sail) 16
Y \ Alternate Symbol Y\ Radio/APRS Device 8
Y A Alternate Symbol YA Alinco 0
Y B Alternate Symbol YB Byonics 0
Y I Alternate Symbol YI Icom 4
Y K Alternate Symbol YK Kenwood 1
Y Y Alternate Symbol YY Yaesu/Standard 72
Z / Primary Symbol Z/ WinAPRS 23
Z \ Alternate Symbol Z\ No Symbol 0
[ / Primary Symbol [/ Human/Person 1122
[ \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol [\ Wall Cloud (or pedestal cloud) 0
[ B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol [B Baby on board (stroller, pram etc) 0
[ H Alternate (with overlay) Symbol [H Hiker 0
[ R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol [R Runner 0
[ S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol [S Skier 0
\ / Primary Symbol \/ Triangle (DF station) 20
\ \ Alternate Symbol \\ No Symbol 0
\ A Alternate Symbol \A Avmap G5 0
\ I Alternate Symbol \I No Symbol 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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