"Actually, I don't do much of any kind of surveying in Walterboro. Lately, I've been trying to downsize & am trying to target rural boundaries. If it is surveying, I've done it. Everything from large corporations like Robert Bosch…"
"Lath?? We never used that term but I figured it out from the context. I once saw a lay out crew move the location of a whole section of condos because somebody (definitely not me) used a stake from across the road that had property corner written on…"
"Maybe I misinterpreted the question. I thought he said topo data? Topo data is 3 dimensional. Geodetic measurements are curved, rectilinear measurements are in a straight line. Yes you can rotate objects & lines in CAD but the coordinate values…"
"What Mr. Sattar said is true but I am not sure what you mean by "Real coordinates". That would depend on the reference frame you are converting from & the reference frame you are converting to. Geodetic elevations are usually…"
"I'm inclined to believe "it depends". I have surveyed government land but it was not in a "Public Lands Survey State" under the jurisdiction of the BLM. I think you would have to read the appropriate "Manual of…"
"I don't know much about PC Survey but it seems to be a good program. I favor programs/software that you can own & if I have my druthers, anything that runs on any OS except windows. They pretty much have the market cornered but that is…"
You are not the only one that has noticed that. Patients are expendable, especially if they have exhausted all the angles to make a profit on you! If you don't fit one of the pigeon holes in their check off list, forget it!"
"Wow, hopefully your experience is the exception to the rule, but then taking risks with your health is never an intelligent thing to do. I get bit by up to a dozen ticks a year but never had the classic Lyme disease symptoms. I had an allergy doctor…"
"O.K., I don't want to steal your thread or anything. I know what DGPS is, I use it on my boat offshore. What coordinate base are you referring to? State Plane grid, rectilinear surface coordinates or absolute geodetic (latitude/longitude).…"
"Small world, I had my boat made in Nova Scotia. Most folks down here never saw a real boat before. They had some years ago but it seems to be a forgotten art here. About all you see these days are water ski specials except for the "Big…"
"I have the same question as Billy. Any position, regardless of how it is established can be expressed in coordinates. It is said that GPS is the most precise method of measuring distance but there is a difference between distance measurement &…"
"Before you can define an elevation, you have to specify what you are talking about & you have to define the datum you are using. The elevations most often refereed to are orthometric or the vertical distance above or below the geoid measured…"
"Well, the above is mostly true, especially when you are only concerned with practical field application. In this country, State Plane coordinates are generally based on either a Lambert or a Mercator projection. They are not flat but are designed so…"
"Exactly what are you correcting/adjusting? Anything I could say about formula would be redundant but the problem is somewhat different if you are computing surface distances/coordinates from a GPS survey than if you are transforming a tangent plane…"
Hi Charlie, I just want you to know ,I have the deepest respect for you and got you back anytime.You and surveyors like us are a dying Breed that the world will never see again after we are gone.People today instead trying to find the problem and fixing it, their first solution is to use a computer to adjust everything,this means there is not a thing that is correct it's just adjusted,like you said a 90 is a 90 and a 100 is a 100 that what i was trying to tell him,make sure you two are on the same page with Angles and Dist. then go from there. No Charlie your are the kind of surveyor i have work for my whole life, be it one person or a large company and i had some good teachers.Your opinion means a lot to me
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