The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships and is used by vessel traffic services (VTS). AIS information supplements marine radar, which continues to be the primary method of collision avoidance for water transport.
Continue reading AIS receiver on a Raspberry Pi with RTL-SDR
We’ll assume that your OS (Raspbian) is installed and the network is configured.
Update your system and install some software that we’ll need later (to compile) :
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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install git cmake libusb-1.0-0-dev build-essential lsof
The technology used by Flightradar24 is based on ADS-B technology.
Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) is a cooperative surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by air traffic control ground stations as a replacement for secondary radar. It can also be received by other aircraft to provide situational awareness and allow self separation.
Continue reading Flightradar24 : Behind the scene – Receiver setup
ADS–B is “automatic” in that it requires no pilot or external input. It is “dependent” in that it depends on data from the aircraft’s navigation system.