I took a look at your profile and it states that you are a student?. Now, I ask this without trying to sound smug, but what surveying thery courses have you taken? Your questions could have been or should have been covered by the…"
While in a perfect world they would be 120 degrees apart (or spread ) to cover a full circle, in reality we must live with less. First, try not to have less than 180 degrees or a half-circle spread, I try for more than 200…"
"All other points aside, I'll add (maybe repeat) the following
1) If you are not using a data collector that can run both systems - GPS/RTK and Terrestrial / Total Station equipment, ( unplug the GPS and plug into your TS on the fly) you need to…"
"??? Every once in awhile there is a question on here that makes me scratch my aging head... Mr. Obvious would like to point out that no matter what your prism configuration ( single, triple or ganged ) there will always be an aiming or target…"
"Going old school here. So a mission plan. Take a compass and clinometer to map out any obstructions. Do a full 360 around your setup. Get any and all objects above 15 degrees and within 100 feet. Since you are in a wooded area you WILL get a lot of…"
"?? Either cross it out ( a one time change ) or change the lath. You'll find that $0.50 for a clean lath suddenly looked reeeaaaalllly cheap when the contractor tries to charge to move a manhole after its been set in the wrong place due…"
"the 2005 error is common - wait a few hours until after the end of the UTC day and try again - OPUS system hasn't updated yet.
on the 6009 error - can you look at the data yourself? if so look for the data slice thats got the longest…"
"I may be spoiled or OCD but I have two level rods. First one never really past the lower two sections - I use it in the dirt, water or whatever. Used on staking jobs and such. Manhole drops go more of course and yes the dirt…"
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