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AIS vessel ABYO OPRAH - show graphs
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Callsign: 9HQF8
MMSI number: 256279000
IMO number: 384980
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: SINGAPORE (ETA Jan29 04:00)
Location: 39°35.32' S 144°22.98' E - locator QF20EJ58XR - show map - static map
68.7 miles Southeast bearing 147° from Apollo Bay, Colac-Otway, Victoria, Australia [?]
94.4 miles Southwest bearing 223° from North Wonthaggi, Bass Coast, Victoria, Australia
Last position: 2017-01-16 12:45:04 EST (7d 19h33m ago)
2017-01-17 04:45:04 AEDT local time at Apollo Bay, Australia [?]
Course: 318° – heading 315°
Speed: 14 MPH
Dimensions: length 222 m width 32 m draught 13.1 m
Last path: 9HQF8>ais via VF9
Positions stored: 6281
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CAPE WICKHAM VTS23.4 miles 270°2017-01-24 03:53:21 POWAN32.2 miles 77°2017-01-23 02:32:18
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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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