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AIS vessel HERKULES VIII - show graphs
Callsign: 253242471
MMSI number: 253242471
IMO number: 255878
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: (0)
Location: 51°22.43' N 6°42.77' E - locator JO31II59NR - show map - static map
10.6 km North bearing 18° from Meerbusch, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [?]
12.7 km Northwest bearing 312° from Ratingen, Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
22.7 km West bearing 248° from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
51.7 km North bearing 341° from Köln (Koeln), Regierungsbezirk Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Last position: 2023-02-02 15:52:45 UTC (1m5s ago)
2023-02-02 16:52:45 CET local time at Meerbusch, Germany [?]
Course: 239.6° – heading 246°
Speed: 1 km/h
Dimensions: length 270 m width 81 m draught 2.0 m
Last path: 253242471>ais via ak4nv
Positions stored: 45989
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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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