Programmers - here's a challenge.
outside cellphone or AIS
range - reporting position via e-mail is a great possibility. Marinetraffic.com is one of the most wide spread
tracking services on the WEB where most targets comes via AIS
. But they also accept reports via e-mail providing correct format is used.
If anyone is up to the challenge to make a plug-in in OpenCPN
, you can read more here:
Can I e-mail my position reports to you? – MarineTraffic Help
A plugin should have a field where your MMSI is stored.
A button to generate "Fresh" report in a format accepted by marinetraffic.com.
A copy to clipboard button to copy the message. The rest is done manually by pasting the text from the clipboard into your favourite e-mail client and sent.
S/Y Ocean Viking