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AIS vessel WHITCHALLENGER - show graphs
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Callsign: VQAU3
MMSI number: 235007413
IMO number: 252278
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tanker, carrying hazard/pollutant cat A (81)
Destination: ABERDEEN (ETA Oct11 09:00)
Location: 56°10.36' N 2°19.89' W - locator IO86UE01FK - show map - static map
13.8 miles Northeast bearing 31° from Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom [?]
14.7 miles East bearing 104° from Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
36.7 miles Northeast bearing 65° from Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
77.3 miles East bearing 73° from Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Last position: 2018-11-18 14:09:06 EST (11h37m ago)
2018-11-18 19:09:06 GMT local time at Dunbar, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 356.8° – heading 358°
Speed: 8 MPH
Dimensions: length 85 m width 15 m draught 6.0 m
Last path: VQAU3>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 91522
Stations near current position of WHITCHALLENGER - show more
callsign distance last heard - EST      callsign distance last heard - EST
STAMOS0.9 miles 38°2018-11-08 08:50:30 WASIT5.2 miles 271°2018-11-02 07:14:13
OMALIUS5.9 miles 25°2018-11-18 11:00:48 FS ABERDOUR8.9 miles 301°2018-11-06 13:46:06
KETLIN10.1 miles 258°2018-11-11 01:39:41 HIRTA11.2 miles 284°2018-10-28 06:51:39
VICTRESS12.7 miles 276°2018-11-10 08:51:05 HORIZON GEOBAY12.9 miles 278°2018-10-31 05:19:02
LAUREL CY34113.2 miles 265°2018-10-29 04:18:08 FRISIAN LADY13.2 miles 278°2018-11-17 17:49:10
MORAG M14.3 miles 270°2018-11-10 14:12:36 KITTIWAKE14.6 miles 274°2018-10-26 10:50:27
ELLEN MAC LH27214.6 miles 263°2018-11-18 11:08:49 2M0SXT14.8 miles 283°2018-11-11 06:53:59
SENTINEL RANGER15.4 miles 121°2018-10-23 11:55:05 FRI STAR15.7 miles 255°2018-11-15 18:32:40
MM0DXE-916.8 miles 278°2018-11-07 06:14:41 GB7SM B17.1 miles 278°2018-11-19 01:44:00
GB7SM-B17.1 miles 278°2018-11-19 01:44:10 GB7SM-R17.1 miles 278°2018-11-19 01:39:46
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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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