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AIS vessel ZANCLE - show graphs
Callsign: IQBF
MMSI number: 247054400
IMO number: 9048495
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Passenger (69)
Destination: IT MSN RSF --IT VSG
Location: 38°13.28' N 15°37.95' E - locator JM78TF53VC - show map
875.8 m Southwest bearing 218° from Villa San Giovanni, Provincia di Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy [?]
2.4 km West bearing 284° from Campo Calabro, Provincia di Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy
7.9 km Northeast bearing 67° from Messina, Provincia di Messina, Sicily, Italy
93.1 km Northeast bearing 31° from Catania, Provincia di Catania, Sicily, Italy
Last position: 2024-07-14 16:05:23 UTC (39s ago)
2024-07-14 18:05:23 CEST local time at Villa San Giovanni, Italy [?]
Course: 33.5° – heading 511°
Speed: 0 km/h
Dimensions: length 0 m width 0 m draught 3.0 m
Persons on board: 0 (2023-12-29 07:36:48 UTC – 198d 8h29m ago)
Last path: IQBF>ais via IW9GDC
Positions stored: 330012
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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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