“Plane/Sailing” is the name given to my home aircraft, ship and mobile amateur radio tracker. It receives ADS-B, AIS and APRS signals via antennas on my house, processes them to share with popular tracking websites, and displays the combined results on a website for the world to see.
If you’d like to see what I’m currently tracking, check out https://planesailing.ianrenton.com!
The links below are to the design & build information in case you are interested or would like to build a similar setup for yourself! All the software is open source, and all the hardware chosen to be as inexpensive as possible.
- System Architecture
- Antenna & Receiver Choices
- Raspberry Pi Setup
- ADS-B Receiver Setup
- AIS Receiver Setup
- APRS Receiver Setup
- Plane/Sailing Server Setup
- Web Front-End
- Electronics Enclosure
- Bill of Materials
- The Tracking Packet Format FAQ
- Plane/Sailing v2 Changes
- Plane/Sailing Does the Bournemouth Air Festival!
You may also want to check out this project’s predecessor, my first flight tracker.