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APRS station WC4J-6 - show graphs
Mic-E message: In service
Location: 38°53.85' N 77°04.10' W - locator FM18LV15TJ - show map
2.8 km West bearing 275° from Washington, D. C., Washington, D.C., United States [?]
10.2 km Southwest bearing 241° from Mount Rainier, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States
58.8 km Southwest bearing 222° from Baltimore, City of Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Last position: 2023-06-25 17:53:48 UTC (365d 3h58m ago)
2023-06-25 13:53:48 EDT local time at Washington, D. C., United States [?]
Altitude: 17 m
Course: 327°
Speed: 80 km/h
Last path: WC4J-6>S8US8U via K4AF-6,WIDE1*,WIDE2-2,qAS,K7BC-6 (good)
Positions stored: 40894
Other SSIDs: WC4J WC4J-14 WC4J-9
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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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