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AIS vessel FREE SPIRIT - show graphs
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Callsign: VQML8
MMSI number: 235009349
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Sailing (36)
Location: 48°32.72' N 4°48.60' W - locator IN78ON20TU - show map - static map
3.7 miles Northwest bearing 328° from Porspoder, Département du Finistère, Brittany, France [?]
3.9 miles West bearing 281° from Landunvez, Département du Finistère, Brittany, France
18.0 miles Northwest bearing 304° from Brest, Département du Finistère, Brittany, France
49.8 miles Northwest bearing 319° from Quimper, Département du Finistère, Brittany, France
Last position: 2016-08-18 10:44:31 EDT (157d 1h39m ago)
2016-08-18 16:44:31 CEST local time at Porspoder, France [?]
Course: 29° – heading 511°
Speed: 9 MPH
Dimensions: length 13 m width 4 m draught 0.0 m
Last path: VQML8>ais via AirwavesIreland
Positions stored: 243
Stations near current position of FREE SPIRIT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
002275345 FR9.1 miles 174°2016-12-28 03:41:10 EW859218.0 miles 124°2017-01-22 11:22:06
F1CBE-920.7 miles 119°2017-01-22 11:20:04 EL-F5PBG23.9 miles 124°2017-01-22 11:06:06
F0ECP-326.1 miles 99°2017-01-21 12:11:19 EW750327.9 miles 116°2017-01-22 11:20:07
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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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