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Callsign: 5BQA5
MMSI number: 210098000
IMO number: 807322
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Passenger (69)
Destination: BIRKENHEAD (ETA Dec02 19:30)
Location: 53°31.65' N 3°15.92' W - locator IO83IM86DO - show map - static map
13.3 km West bearing 258° from Formby, Borough of Sefton, England, United Kingdom [?]
14.3 km West bearing 275° from Hightown, Borough of Sefton, England, United Kingdom
23.0 km Northwest bearing 304° from Liverpool, City and Borough of Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
147.8 km Northwest bearing 322° from Birmingham, City and Borough of Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Last position: 2021-12-08 03:36:32 UTC (6m50s ago)
2021-12-08 03:36:32 GMT local time at Formby, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 311.7° – heading 310°
Speed: 37 km/h
Dimensions: length 215 m width 28 m draught 6.4 m
Last path: 5BQA5>ais via NR116
Positions stored: 62497
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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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