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
B / Primary Symbol B/ BBS or PBBS 0
B \ Alternate Symbol B\ Blowing snow 0
C / Primary Symbol C/ Canoe 0
C \ Alternate Symbol C\ Coast Guard 0
D / Primary Symbol D/ No Symbol 0
D \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol D\ Depot 0
D A Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DA Airport 0
D B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DB Bus Depot 0
D F Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DF Ferry Landing 0
D H Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DH Heloport 0
D L Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DL LIght Rail or Subway 0
D R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DR Rail Depot 0
D S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol DS Seaport Depot 0
E / Primary Symbol E/ Event (Special live event) 0
E \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol E\ Smoke 0
E B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol EB Blowing Snow 0
E D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol ED Blowing Dust or Sand 0
E F Alternate (with overlay) Symbol EF Fog 0
E H Alternate (with overlay) Symbol EH Haze 0
E S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol ES Smoke 0
F / Primary Symbol F/ Farm Vehicle (tractor) 0
F \ Alternate Symbol F\ Freezing rain 0
G / Primary Symbol G/ Grid Square (6 digit) 0
G \ Alternate Symbol G\ Snow Shower 0
H / Primary Symbol H/ Hotel (blue bed symbol) 0
H \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol H\ Haze 0
H R Alternate (with overlay) Symbol HR Radiation detector 0
H W Alternate (with overlay) Symbol HW Hazardous Waste 0
H X Alternate (with overlay) Symbol HX Skull&Crossbones 0
I / Primary Symbol I/ TCP/IP network station 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)
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