[aprssig] What APRS Symbol for Drones?

Eric H. Christensen eric at aehe.us
Wed May 26 17:35:43 EDT 2021

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On Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:19 PM, Stephen H Smith via aprssig <aprssig at lists.tapr.org> wrote:

> Your icon didn't make it through the APRSsig remailer....

I received it.

> Responding to Bob's comment, I'm reluctant to overlay graphic icons rather than simple solid geometric shapes.   With the usual 16x16-pixel symbols, it yields an illegible mess when the single-color alpha-numeric character overlays a multi-colored symbol background. 

Software can decode the symbol with the overlay to display a different image.  That's how YAAC does it with great success and how, I suspect, Bob and others are expecting this to work.

Eric WG3K

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