[aprssig] Displaying changing symbols along station path

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 16:28:06 EDT 2021

If boots on the ground changes the ssid to an unused ssid when changing the icon, you’d get the desired results. Of course this limits each call to reporting 15 different incident sites, and makes the field tasks more complex. 


> On Aug 22, 2021, at 2:11 PM, carcarx at gmail.com wrote:
> Hello,
> Scenario: Event/disaster in which there may be trees down/debris  across roads,
> power lines down, road washouts, etc.
> Boots-on-the-ground action: Change the station beacon symbol to reflect to
> current position's condition and then beacon
> Desired result: Stations listening to map those conditions will see the changing
> icons, not just the beginning/ending icon and "neutral" symbols showing the path of the station.
> Given that most mobiles/HTs use Mic-E this may complicate matters.
> For popular APRS "mapping" clients what configuration is needed for the desired
> result?
> Thank you!
> Craig/KH6CP
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