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
r L Alternate Symbol rL Restrooms 1
r N Alternate Symbol rN Restrooms 1
r S Alternate Symbol rS Restrooms 2
s / Primary Symbol s/ Power Boat 36
s \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol s\ Ship/Boat 3
s 6 Alternate (with overlay) Symbol s6 Ship/Boat (Shipwreck "deep6") 0
s B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sB Ship/Boat (Pleasure Boat) 0
s C Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sC Ship/Boat (Cargo) 0
s D Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sD Ship/Boat (Diving) 0
s E Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sE Ship/Boat (Emergency or Medical transport) 0
s F Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sF Ship/Boat (Fishing) 0
s H Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sH Ship/Boat (High-speed Craft) 0
s J Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sJ Ship/Boat (Jet Ski) 0
s L Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sL Ship/Boat (Law enforcement) 0
s M Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sM Ship/Boat (Miltary) 0
s O Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sO Ship/Boat (Oil Rig) 1
s P Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sP Ship/Boat (Pilot Boat) 0
s Q Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sQ Ship/Boat (Torpedo) 0
s S Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sS Ship/Boat (Search and Rescue) 0
s T Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sT Ship/Boat (Tug) 0
s U Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sU Ship/Boat (Underwater ops or submarine) 0
s W Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sW Ship/Boat (Wing-in-Ground effect or Hovercraft) 0
s X Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sX Ship/Boat (Passenger, Ferry) 0
s Y Alternate (with overlay) Symbol sY Ship/Boat (Sailing, large ship) 0
t / Primary Symbol t/ Truck Stop 1
t \ Alternate Symbol t\ Tornado 7
u / Primary Symbol u/ Truck (18 wheeler) 134
u \ Alternate (supports overlay) Symbol u\ Truck 59
u B Alternate (with overlay) Symbol uB Truck (Buldozer/construction/Backhoe) 0
u C Alternate (with overlay) Symbol uC Truck (Chlorine Tanker) 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)
Initial position
Current position
Ruler
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