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Callsign: VRKB6
MMSI number: 477700500
IMO number: 317482
Navigational status: Moored (5)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: NANAIMO (ETA Jan15 15:00)
Location: 48°52.20' N 123°38.38' W - locator CN88EU38FT - show map - static map
4.6 km Northeast bearing 47° from North Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada [?]
10.7 km Northeast bearing 25° from Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
56.7 km Southwest bearing 222° from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
64.9 km Southwest bearing 246° from Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Last position: 2022-01-22 23:10:32 UTC (2h11m ago)
2022-01-22 15:10:32 PST local time at North Cowichan, Canada [?]
Course: 316.79998779297° – heading 336°
Speed: 0 km/h
Dimensions: length 185 m width 31 m draught 8.4 m
Last path: VRKB6>ais via VE7KA
Positions stored: 17123
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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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