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Callsign: V7NK5
MMSI number: 538006471
IMO number: 671084
Navigational status: Moored (5)
Vessel class: Cargo (70)
Destination: ANTWERP (ETA Apr21 15:00)
Location: 41°38.04' N 87°09.53' W - locator EN61KP02WD - show map - static map
6.6 km North bearing 13° from Portage, Porter County, Indiana, United States [?]
9.3 km Northeast bearing 45° from Lake Station, Lake County, Indiana, United States
47.3 km Southeast bearing 120° from Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
97.4 km East bearing 98° from Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, United States
Last position: 2022-05-17 05:18:36 UTC (4d 1h14m ago)
2022-05-17 00:18:36 CDT local time at Portage, United States [?]
Course: 360° – heading 0°
Speed: 0 km/h
Dimensions: length 200 m width 23 m draught 7.9 m
Last path: V7NK5>ais via GM7HHB
Positions stored: 22072
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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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