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AIS vessel SVITZER MAITLAND - show graphs
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Callsign: VHDK
MMSI number: 503624000
IMO number: 324796
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Tug (52)
Destination: NEWCASTLE (ETA May02 05:00)
Location: 32°53.44' S 151°46.25' E - locator QF57VC26LF - show map - static map
4.1 km North bearing 353° from Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia [?]
7.2 km Northeast bearing 66° from Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
120.5 km Northeast bearing 26° from Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last position: 2022-05-27 11:24:28 UTC (16m8s ago)
2022-05-27 21:24:28 AEST local time at Newcastle, Australia [?]
Course: 207.4° – heading 175°
Speed: 4 km/h
Dimensions: length 30 m width 12 m draught 4.8 m
Last path: VHDK>ais via VK2EHQ
Positions stored: 229281
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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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