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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: NEUSS (ETA Oct18 12:00)
Location: 51°13.01' N 6°41.79' E - locator JO31IF32OA - show map - static map
1.3 miles Northeast bearing 26° from Neuß (Neuss), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [?]
3.6 miles East bearing 108° from Kaarst, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
21.2 miles Southwest bearing 221° from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
22.5 miles Northwest bearing 331° from Köln (Koeln), Regierungsbezirk Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Last position: 2018-10-20 01:54:08 EDT (1m50s ago)
2018-10-20 07:54:08 CEST local time at Neuß, Germany [?]
Course: 034.3° – heading 34°
Dimensions: length 103 m width 9 m draught 1.5 m
Last path: DA8248>ais via rhein735
Positions stored: 21360
Stations near current position of MERLIN - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
THOR123.3 yards 65°2018-10-18 07:24:53 TRICKSTER128.3 yards 55°2018-10-19 05:48:04
KOUFRA150.6 yards 47°2018-10-20 01:26:05 STELLA MARIS189.4 yards 57°2018-10-06 23:58:18
TENNESSEE360.5 yards 135°2018-10-20 01:54:08 CONTESSA429.2 yards 55°2018-10-01 06:13:43
MON-REVE446.6 yards 136°2018-10-20 01:53:08 VICTUS515.2 yards 57°2018-10-19 17:15:53
SCHWELGERN0.3 miles 130°2018-10-20 01:55:09 MAINFRANKEN0.3 miles 170°2018-10-20 01:55:09
ODEON0.4 miles 59°2018-10-19 14:20:29 MONDIAL0.4 miles 164°2018-10-20 01:55:09
LOVE STORY0.4 miles 205°2018-10-20 01:54:08 LAUS DEO0.4 miles 60°2018-10-20 01:54:08
STORM0.4 miles 206°2018-10-20 01:54:08 RES NOVA0.6 miles 61°2018-10-20 01:21:04
RIJNVALLEI0.6 miles 136°2018-10-20 01:54:08 SERENITAS0.8 miles 121°2018-10-20 01:54:08
LOESCHBOOT NEUSS0.9 miles 63°2018-10-20 01:55:09 NEUSS1.0 miles 61°2018-10-19 17:16:53
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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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