Hexadecimal Notation

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Hexadecimal Notation is an alphanumeric symbolic representation shorthand or symbolic system. It is the default standard used throughout Charted Space.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

In Hexadecimal Notation, the digits 0 through 9 are represented by the common arabic numbers: the digits 10 through 15 are represented by the letters A through F. The highest single digit in base 16 notation is 15 (F).

T5 Expanded Hexidecimal System[edit]

Note: The expanded system removes the letters "I" and "O" as they resemble numbers.

Expanded Hexidecimal System
# Symbol Remarks
0 0 Standard Indian numeral
1 1 Standard Arabic numeral
2 2 Standard Arabic numeral
3 3 Standard Arabic numeral
4 4 Standard Arabic numeral
5 5 Standard Arabic numeral
6 6 Standard Arabic numeral
7 7 Standard Arabic numeral
8 8 Standard Arabic numeral
9 9 Standard Arabic numeral
10 A Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
11 B Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
12 C Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
13 D Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
14 E Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
15 F Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
16 G Original hexidecimal notation from Classic Traveller.
17 H Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
18 J Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
19 K Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
20 L Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
21 M Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
22 N Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
23 P Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
24 Q Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
25 R Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
26 S Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
27 T Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
28 U Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
29 V Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
30 W Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
31 X Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
32 Y Expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.
33 Z End of the expanded hexidecimal notation from T5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Hexadecimal Notation has been part of Traveller since its earliest days in the late 1970's CE.

  • As of 2017 CE, T5, the latest version of Traveller from FFE now uses an expanded hexidecinal system known as E-hex.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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