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AIS vessel SMIT FROME - show graphs
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Callsign: VQBY8
MMSI number: 235007561
Navigational status: Reserved (carrying hazard class C) (9)
Vessel class: Military operations (35)
Destination: DOVER (ETA Feb19 16:00)
Location: 50°58.83' N 1°06.89' E - locator JO00NX35SH - show map - static map
7.7 miles Southwest bearing 203° from Folkestone, Kent, England, United Kingdom [?]
9.4 miles South bearing 193° from Hawkinge, Kent, England, United Kingdom
63.8 miles Southeast bearing 125° from City of London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
64.8 miles Southeast bearing 124° from London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Last position: 2019-09-03 01:41:55 EDT (50d 12h30m ago)
2019-09-03 06:41:55 BST local time at Folkestone, United Kingdom [?]
Course: 226° – heading 0°
Speed: 25 MPH
Dimensions: length 12 m width 4 m draught 0.5 m
Last path: VQBY8>ais via G8WLY
Positions stored: 1210
Stations near current position of SMIT FROME - show more
callsign distance last heard - EDT      callsign distance last heard - EDT
RNLI LIFEBOAT 17 34492.4 yards 191°2019-10-20 09:47:49 DARK ISLAND1.3 miles 110°2019-10-21 11:55:02
A ASSIFA1.4 miles 50°2019-10-20 10:11:01 NOTA BENE1.8 miles 196°2019-10-19 06:16:57
COASTGUARD2.0 miles 93°2019-10-22 12:08:46 ICENICOURAGE2.7 miles 41°2019-10-22 10:00:58
SALTPETRE2.9 miles 41°2019-10-20 03:11:37 BADI3.8 miles 104°2019-10-22 09:39:50
CHILDHOOD13.9 miles 97°2019-10-19 21:42:45 KAREN OF LADRAM3.9 miles 91°2019-10-20 00:48:33
NORDICA HAV4.3 miles 150°2019-10-18 08:13:12 MTS VALOUR4.4 miles 150°2019-10-20 03:49:38
OAK4.4 miles 151°2019-10-19 14:53:34 ATLANTIC EXPLORER4.5 miles 134°2019-10-21 00:18:38
STAR I4.5 miles 152°2019-10-09 06:41:33 TUCANA4.5 miles 150°2019-10-17 18:58:51
ATHOS4.5 miles 136°2019-10-15 23:13:14 MTS VICTORY4.5 miles 150°2019-10-20 09:52:49
MELLINA4.5 miles 118°2019-10-23 08:55:21 GALATEA4.5 miles 212°2019-10-20 13:24:03
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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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