[aprssig] Cruise Ships, APRS.FI, and AIS

Jon K Hellan hellan at acm.org
Thu Jan 15 04:26:59 EST 2009

Mark Fellhauer wrote:

> I'm waiting for someone to come up with a handheld AIS receiver.  The last 
> cruise I was on we could see other ships off in the distance, especially at 
> night, and I was curious as to see who they were.

Have a look at discriminator.nl for mods to scanners, etc. You will also need a computer, PDA or smartphone.
A mod to the cheap Chinese PX-777 HT was posted on a forum here in Norway recently:


The text is in Norwegian, but the picture speaks for itself.


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