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
i R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol iR Point of interest (with overlay R) 1
j / Primary Symbol j/ Jeep 643
j \ Alternate Symbol j\ WorkZone 23
k / Primary Symbol k/ Truck 1060
k \ Alternate Symbol k\ Special Vehicle (SUV) 111
k 3 Alternate Symbol k3 Special Vehicle (with overlay 3) 1
k 4 Alternate Symbol k4 Special Vehicle (4x4) 2
k A Alternate Symbol kA Special Vehicle (ATV) 2
k V Alternate Symbol kV Special Vehicle (with overlay V) 1
l / Primary Symbol l/ Laptop 99
l \ Alternate Symbol l\ No Symbol 2
m / Primary Symbol m/ Mic-E Repeater 139
m \ Alternate Symbol m\ Milepost 2
n / Primary Symbol n/ Node (black bulls-eye) 106
n \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol n\ Red Triangle 22
n I Alternate (with overlay) Symbol nI Red Triangle (with overlay I) 87
n J Alternate (with overlay) Symbol nJ Red Triangle (with overlay J) 1
n P Alternate (with overlay) Symbol nP Red Triangle (with overlay P) 31
n S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol nS Red Triangle (with overlay S) 1
n U Alternate (with overlay) Symbol nU Red Triangle (with overlay U) 1
o / Primary Symbol o/ EOC 100
o \ Alternate Symbol o\ Small Circle 32
p / Primary Symbol p/ Rover (puppy, or dog) 41
p \ Alternate Symbol p\ Partly Cloudy 7
q / Primary Symbol q/ Grid square 1
q \ Alternate Symbol q\ No Symbol 0
r / Primary Symbol r/ Antenna 3820
r \ Alternate Symbol r\ Restrooms 1
r 7 Alternate Symbol r7 Restrooms 1
r E Alternate Symbol rE Restrooms 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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