[aprssig] Displaying changing symbols along station path
hessu at hes.iki.fi
Tue Aug 24 02:30:27 EDT 2021
Right, only one symbol is usually stored and displayed on the receiving
end for a single station. Publishing objects or items is the way to mark
spots like this.
I should add object/item broadcasting in the aprs.fi iphone app, it's
certainly lacking that feature. It will show objects and items fine
On Sun, 22 Aug 2021, carcarx at gmail.com wrote:
> Thanks, Jason,
> You confirmed my suspicions.
> And thank you, Bob. Our "boots on the ground" may have simple clients like APRSDroid or aprs.fi. We'd need to be quick - beacon and
> go - to continue
> further afield doing damage assessments.
> I'll ask, on other fora, about specific APRS clients (APRSIS32 is a favorite of mine) that would record these beacons on a map for
> dispatch to EOCs, etc.
> Thanks, all!
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2021 at 10:28 AM Jason KG4WSV <kg4wsv at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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