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Callsign: IQBF
MMSI number: 247054400
IMO number: 9048495
Navigational status: Under way (engine) (0)
Vessel class: Passenger (69)
Destination: IT MSN ZVK - IT VSG
Location: 38°12.48' N 15°36.48' E - locator JM78TE29XW - show map - static map
5.4 km East bearing 72° from Messina, Provincia di Messina, Sicily, Italy [?]
15.4 km East bearing 84° from Saponara (Saponara Villafranca), Provincia di Messina, Sicily, Italy
90.8 km Northeast bearing 30° from Catania, Provincia di Catania, Sicily, Italy
Last position: 2021-11-28 06:07:32 UTC (1s ago)
2021-11-28 07:07:32 CET local time at Messina, Italy [?]
Course: 33° – heading 511°
Speed: 17 km/h
Dimensions: length 0 m width 0 m draught 3.0 m
Last path: IQBF>ais via IW9GDC
Positions stored: 111551
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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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