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Marine Traffic Station 589 is an AIS Ground Station located near Solomons Is Md on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay in the private residence of  The Station hardware is mounted behind a TV cabinet out of sight. The Station includes an AIS dual channel VHF receiver (black box), a Wireless Serial IP Converter, to change the data from raw AIS to Internet data (white box),  and is fed by an Arrow "J Pole" Marine VHF antenna.  The black boxes at bottom are the required power supplies. This Station does not need a local computer to operate, which allows it to be "On the Air" 24/7.  Data is sent directly to the Server in Germany where it can be viewed globally.