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Old 03-18-2015, 02:57 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Alaskan Sea-Duction View Post
[COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana] I see two other boats, George Emery and a sail boat, but I am not showing up.
My experience with Marine Traffic is that my boat (class A) will show up (even when all my other electronics are turned off, so presumably no heading sensor, unless my AIS has that built in), but buddies' boats, class B docked near mine, do not. I don't believe it is because of any kind of filtering by Marine Traffic, but is instead because class B signals are not strong enough to reach the Marine Traffic receiver (which in this case is miles away and not line of sight). When my buddy's boat is out of the marina, it shows up on Marine Traffic, presumably because its signal can then be received. At least that is my theory.
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