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AIS vessel MERLIN - show graphs
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Callsign: DA8248
MMSI number: 211169260
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (79)
Destination: SCHWEINFURT (ETA Feb07 18:00)
Location: 51°09.65' N 6°51.18' E - locator JO31KD28IO - show map - static map
3.5 miles West bearing 263° from Hilden, Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [?]
4.3 miles North bearing 11° from Dormagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
16.3 miles North bearing 345° from Köln (Koeln), Regierungsbezirk Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
21.2 miles South bearing 200° from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Last position: 2017-02-03 02:02:20 EST (20d 16h7m ago)
2017-02-03 08:02:20 CET local time at Hilden, Germany [?]
Course: 130° – heading 130°
Speed: 6 MPH
Dimensions: length 103 m width 9 m draught 1.9 m
Last path: DA8248>ais via rhein735
Positions stored: 17054
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callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
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LOVE BOAT16.0 yards 270°2017-02-22 23:58:23 RP DORDRECHT20.0 yards 263°2017-01-29 23:32:42
NEW YORK CITY20.6 yards 199°2017-02-15 09:12:10 MARIE22.8 yards 138°2017-02-22 04:35:58
VIGILA24.0 yards 108°2017-02-22 08:18:50 VALLESIA25.8 yards 135°2017-02-21 23:58:16
CIGNO MINORE26.1 yards 168°2017-02-03 02:45:25 ESPERANTO 3 427.8 yards 299°2017-02-19 12:15:23
HORIZON28.2 yards 270°2017-02-14 03:36:04 VRIDO 128.6 yards 136°2017-02-21 11:09:03
NAVIGARE31.3 yards 266°2017-02-23 12:47:41 TRIFELS37.1 yards 285°2017-02-22 19:38:48
SEINPOST37.9 yards 210°2017-02-22 18:12:32 KVB WILHELMINA38.9 yards 126°2017-02-21 08:09:39
EILTANK 1939.3 yards 256°2017-02-21 09:08:47 RELATIONSHIP44.2 yards 217°2017-02-22 15:49:12
CARACAS45.1 yards 286°2017-02-21 11:38:07 METROPOLIS45.4 yards 159°2017-02-22 00:35:21
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This page shows real-time information collected from the Automatic Position Reporting System Internet network (APRS-IS). APRS is used by amateur (ham) radio operators to transmit real-time position information, weather data, telemetry and messages over the radio. A vehicle equipped with a GPS receiver, a VHF transmitter or HF transceiver and a small computer device called a tracker transmits it's location, speed and course in a small data packet, which is then received by a nearby iGate receiving site which forwards the packet on the Internet. Systems connected to the Internet can send information on the APRS-IS without a radio transmitter, or collect and display information transmitted anywhere in the world.
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