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
a M Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aM Red Diamond (with overlay M) 1
a P Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aP Red Diamond (with overlay P) 27
a R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aR RACES 2
a S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aS SATERN Salvation Army 1
a T Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aT Red Diamond (with overlay T) 1
a W Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aW WinLink 898
a X Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aX Red Diamond (with overlay X) 1
a Y Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aY C4FM Yaesu repeaters 14
a Z Alternate (with overlay) Symbol aZ Red Diamond (with overlay Z) 1
b / Primary Symbol b/ Bike 56
b \ Alternate Symbol b\ Dust blowing 0
c / Primary Symbol c/ Incident Command Post 3
c \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol c\ Civil Defense 47
c D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cD Decontamination 0
c E Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cE Civil Defense (with overlay E) 1
c F Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cF Civil Defense (with overlay F) 1
c R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cR RACES 0
c S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cS SATERN mobile canteen 1
c W Alternate (with overlay) Symbol cW Civil Defense (with overlay W) 1
d / Primary Symbol d/ Fire Station 147
d \ Alternate Symbol d\ DX Spot 6
e / Primary Symbol e/ Horse (equestrian) 9
e \ Alternate Symbol e\ Sleet 0
e M Alternate Symbol eM Sleet 1
f / Primary Symbol f/ Fire Truck 40
f \ Alternate Symbol f\ Funnel Cloud 1
g / Primary Symbol g/ Glider 5
g \ Alternate Symbol g\ Gale warning flags 13
h / Primary Symbol h/ Hospital 109
h \ Alternate Symbol h\ Store/Ham Store 14

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

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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).

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