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AIS vessel STRETTO MESSINA - show graphs
Callsign: IXXJ
MMSI number: 247054300
IMO number: 8618126
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Passenger (69)
Destination: ITZVK ITVSG & BACK
Location: 38°07.97' N 15°31.56' E - locator JM78SD31CV - show map
7.0 km South bearing 197° from Messina, Provincia di Messina, Sicily, Italy [?]
14.4 km Southwest bearing 223° from Villa San Giovanni, Provincia di Reggio di Calabria, Calabria, Italy
80.0 km Northeast bearing 29° from Catania, Provincia di Catania, Sicily, Italy
Last position: 2023-03-21 20:30:25 UTC (2s ago)
2023-03-21 21:30:25 CET local time at Messina, Italy [?]
Course: 67° – heading 245°
Speed: 12 km/h
Dimensions: length 80 m width 11 m draught 3.0 m
Last path: IXXJ>ais via IW9GDC
Positions stored: 403249
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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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