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Track-Nav Email Log Format

To update vessel positions by email a specific format is used. The format is based on a line by line series of entries that correspond to the key values for the log. The description below specifies the exact format of each line with details about what is acceptable. Following the description there is a sample log entry as well.

Log Format

<route ID>
<date+time YYYYmmddHHMMSS>
<Latitude>
<Longitude>
<Course>
<Speed>
<Wind>
<pressure>
[BO]<observations>[EO]
[BL]<log entry>[EL]



Sample Entry


MyRouteID
20090125123500
49N01.0400
123W41.7640
050T
5.0
NW5
1001
[BO]Clear, Calm[EO]
[BL]This is a sample log entry which can be as long as one wants and it can span multiple lines.

The system will keep reading it as a log entry until the closing el tag is encountered.
[EL]

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