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AIS vessel VARIANT - show graphs
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Callsign: PD2493
MMSI number: 244700275
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Cargo (79)
Location: 51°13.16' N 6°45.56' E - locator JO31JF12DP - show map - static map
0.7 miles West bearing 257° from Düsseldorf, Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [?]
3.6 miles East bearing 68° from Neuß (Neuss), North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
19.4 miles Southwest bearing 215° from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
21.4 miles Northwest bearing 337° from Köln (Koeln), Regierungsbezirk Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Last position: 2018-09-18 13:44:28 EDT (1m44s ago)
2018-09-18 19:44:28 CEST local time at Düsseldorf, Germany [?]
Course: 266.4° – heading 511°
Speed: 6 MPH
Dimensions: length 136 m width 12 m draught 0.3 m
Last path: PD2493>ais via rhein735
Positions stored: 34282
Stations near current position of VARIANT - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
ARGUS IV103.7 yards 318°2018-09-11 12:25:47 211664762 DE115.7 yards 262°2018-08-21 01:01:26
INDIGO121.0 yards 353°2018-09-12 15:57:35 EILTANK 47153.7 yards 44°2018-09-05 10:41:01
RUHR174.8 yards 50°2018-09-18 04:04:08 LABE 6197.1 yards 315°2018-09-11 07:01:02
249788002 MT222.1 yards 301°2018-08-24 06:15:41 JADO248.2 yards 55°2018-09-15 10:43:15
EUROCA258.4 yards 296°2018-09-18 06:06:25 HELMUT260.2 yards 301°2018-09-15 03:07:33
BEVELAND268.1 yards 297°2018-09-17 12:19:50 SCENIC RUBY283.0 yards 55°2018-09-15 14:05:59
VEENDAM287.5 yards 295°2018-09-17 03:40:30 SCHAUENBURG304.8 yards 301°2018-09-17 02:11:10
POSSIDI308.7 yards 295°2018-09-18 09:08:50 HIGH NOON319.1 yards 214°2018-08-24 07:11:49
EMERALD339.5 yards 59°2018-09-15 01:26:19 ADAGIO342.3 yards 211°2018-09-06 05:18:15
MARIA-FRANZISKA353.7 yards 205°2018-09-14 14:31:44 EILTANK 72365.5 yards 297°2018-09-12 04:37:01
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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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