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Constructing an AIS Receiver with a Raspberry Pi 3

Special thanks to Wegmatt LLC. for producing the dAISy AIS receiver, Stripydog (the makers of kplex), and Matt Brown at m/v C:\ESC for your documentation and tutorials -- I couldn't have done this without you! My wife Katt went on a cruise with her mom to the Caribbean this spring, which sparked a few questions in my head: how are ships located when they're out at sea? Is there some kind of system that…