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AIS vessel BLACK FOREST - show graphs
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Callsign: VRZA8
MMSI number: 477443000
IMO number: 262998
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: NAGOYA JAPAN (ETA Aug19 12:00)
Location: 48°15.98' N 123°40.49' W - locator CN88DG93AV - show map - static map
7.9 miles South bearing 162° from Sooke, British Columbia, Canada [?]
14.4 miles Southwest bearing 217° from Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
72.5 miles South bearing 201° from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
77.0 miles Northwest bearing 307° from Seattle, King County, Washington, United States
Last position: 2016-08-05 03:54:18 EDT (201d 21h8m ago)
2016-08-05 00:54:18 PDT local time at Sooke, Canada [?]
Course: 285° – heading 284°
Speed: 19 MPH
Dimensions: length 177 m width 28 m draught 8.7 m
Last path: VRZA8>ais via va7tel
Positions stored: 9194
Stations near current position of BLACK FOREST - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
BBC ROMANIA2.4 miles 92°2017-02-05 09:39:42 U.S. WARSHIP3.0 miles 279°2017-01-30 23:05:07
STAR MERLIN3.3 miles 204°2017-02-22 23:22:51 PENDULUM3.4 miles 98°2017-02-22 23:07:33
TIWAI POINT3.6 miles 98°2017-02-22 02:53:53 HOLLYWOOD5.1 miles 281°2017-02-16 11:00:22
ISLAND VIKING6.4 miles 132°2017-02-19 23:43:29 CG SWORDFISH6.6 miles 97°2017-02-16 14:32:23
TUG POLAR KING6.7 miles 220°2017-01-28 12:29:56 MAUNA LOA6.7 miles 131°2017-01-24 09:19:31
CWQK6.9 miles 70°2017-02-22 00:23:40 VE7RYF MA7.1 miles 25°2017-02-23 00:00:37
VE7RYF TS7.3 miles 336°2017-02-22 23:57:32 ELIZA JOYE7.5 miles 342°2017-02-14 18:09:16
VE7LK-98.0 miles 344°2017-02-22 23:31:01 W7FEL-108.0 miles 179°2017-02-22 12:36:47
W7FEL8.0 miles 178°2017-02-21 16:01:12 VA7TOW-98.1 miles 354°2017-02-22 23:51:05
VA7TOW8.1 miles 10°2017-02-22 18:59:54 VE7ZKI-98.2 miles 348°2017-02-22 23:31:14
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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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