[aprssig] Ham Test Icon ?

Dave Baxter Dave at emv.co.uk
Tue Mar 17 08:56:48 EDT 2009


The eyeball symbol is *Very* visible in UiView, which is a Windows app'
of course.

Personally, too visible, but that's just me.

73 Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Dimse [mailto:steve at dimse.com] 
> Sent: 17 March 2009 11:56
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Ham Test Icon ?
> On Mar 17, 2009, at 12:00 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> > The EYEBALL symbol was for this purpose.  A real eye 
> catcher.  It is 
> > bigger than the rest and stands out on the map.  But this 
> doesnt show 
> > on clients that use one dimensional windows icons...
> I think you mean most symbols sets are of a single size. One 
> dimensional symbols would be lines. Last time I looked all 
> the "windows" symbols were two dimensional, and do a far 
> better job of simulating three dimensions than the APRSdos 
> symbols did. And don't forget most "windows" symbols are 
> derivatives of Mac symbols done by Keith Sproul (who, BTW, is 
> doing well in his quest to learn to walk again).
> Steve

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