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 M Alternate (with overlay) Symbol vM Van (with overlay M) 2
v S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol vS Van (with overlay S) 1
v T Alternate (with overlay) Symbol vT Van (with overlay T) 1
v W Alternate (with overlay) Symbol vW Van (with overlay W) 1
v Y Alternate (with overlay) Symbol vY Van (with overlay Y) 1
w / Primary Symbol w/ Water Station 5
w \ Alternate Symbol w\ Flooding 0
x / Primary Symbol x/ xAPRS (Unix) 109
x \ Alternate Symbol x\ No Symbol 1
y / Primary Symbol y/ Yagi @ QTH 455
y \ Alternate Symbol y\ Skywarn 5
y M Alternate Symbol yM Skywarn 1
y T Alternate Symbol yT Skywarn 1
z / Primary Symbol z/ Shelter 15
z \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol z\ Shelter 10
z 1 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol z1 Building (with overlay 1) 2
z 2 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol z2 Building (with overlay 2) 3
z 3 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol z3 Building (with overlay 3) 1
z C Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zC Clinic 0
z D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zD Building (with overlay D) 1
z E Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zE Building (with overlay E) 1
z G Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zG Government building 0
z J Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zJ Building (with overlay J) 1
z M Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zM Morgue 1
z R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zR Building (with overlay R) 6
z T Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zT Triage 1
z U Alternate (with overlay) Symbol zU Building (with overlay U) 1
{ / Primary Symbol {/ No Symbol 2
{ \ Alternate Symbol {\ Fog 0
| / Primary Symbol |/ TNC Stream Switch 0

  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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