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AIS vessel SVITZER NEWTON - show graphs
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Callsign: VMDF
MMSI number: 503070250
IMO number: 819246
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: NEWCASTLE AU (ETA Jul09 01:00)
Location: 32°55.25' S 151°46.35' E - locator QF57VB29QA - show map - static map
797.8 m Northwest bearing 332° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia [?]
6.8 km East bearing 94° from Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
117.6 km Northeast bearing 27° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2022-05-23 21:10:07 UTC (18m3s ago)
2022-05-24 07:10:07 AEST local time at Newcastle, Australia [?]
Course: 017.5° – heading 230°
Speed: 0 km/h
Dimensions: length 24 m width 12 m draught 4.8 m
Last path: VMDF>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 60397
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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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