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I am using Trimble R10 GPS  receiver anTSC3 data logger and Trimble Access soft ware.  I will grateful if any one help me  on this. I want know how can  I delete Survey Style  also how can I delete a job from…

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Submitted by KAZI SHAFAYETUL HAQUE on September 29, 2017 at 10:11am — Comment On This...

Safety Travels for Archaeologists During the Excavations Abroad

Travel safety. It’s a real concern, given the nature of the world today. And yet, we love it, and we continue to transport ourselves around the world for those new experiences.

There are some things we cannot control, no matter where we are. A pickpocket may target us; we might eat in a “questionable” place, drink the water, and end up with some serious intestinal issues; we might even be the victim of a more serious crime. Those of us who travel a lot or for long periods of time to…

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Submitted by Nelma Lumme on September 28, 2017 at 12:18pm — Comment On This...

Roundtable Discussion: What is the best total station you used in the field up to now?

Land Surveyors discuss best total stations equipment to use for surveying

Best Total stations Discussion Wanna see the type of surveying equipment your fellow land surveyors…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on September 26, 2017 at 5:30pm — 9 Comments

Show us yours and we'll show you ours!

We’ll show you ours if you show us yours!

At KPI we know why you already use or really want a Robotic Total Station. The remote operation allows for a one-man operation saving money and increasing efficiency. We can show you how to use any brand to maximize the benefits, we can show you how to take proper care of an RTS, we can even show you how we calibrate them.

What can you show us?

Send us pictures of your RTS operating in the wild, either…

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Submitted by Andy Livingston on September 12, 2017 at 11:22am — Comment On This...

Gun at the Airport

I was at the airport on the way home from a work trip, carrying our survey instrument.

An enthusiastic young man approached me and asked rather loudly, "is that a gun??"

Dude. Be cool. We're at the airport. It's called a "total station".  Haha.

Submitted by Kevin Gaunt, L.S.I.T. on September 8, 2017 at 2:01am — 1 Comment

Tersus GNSS is here at InterDrone [Booth#905]

[Get Ready!] We are gearing up now for InterDrone from September 6-8, hosting booth #905. In addition to GNSS RTK & PPK Boards, Receivers, GNSS-aided inertial navigation system, we will be demonstrating software platforms of the latest GNSS RTK system [NeoRTK]. Welcome to drop by.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on September 5, 2017 at 9:33pm — Comment On This...

Good job, Tersus engineers! Working on setting up the base station...What are included in the base station package of NeoRTK system? GNSS receiver, UHF whip antenna, external data link, transmitting …

Good job, Tersus engineers! Working on setting up the base station...What are included in the base station package of NeoRTK system? GNSS receiver, UHF whip antenna, external data link, transmitting UHF antenna, and others. Datasheet available, click here.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on September 4, 2017 at 8:51pm — Comment On This...

Field Books

Can someone recommend the top three brand field books that a person can buy with longevity in the field and the back pocket ? I I'm thinking I'd like to get a robotic Total Station that's simple to use any ideas there folks?

Submitted by Ritchie MacInnis on August 28, 2017 at 9:41am — 1 Comment

"According to Gunter" and The Origin

an early Gunter’s scale

photograph: Museum of the History of Science – Broad Street, Oxford

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Submitted by Jaybird on August 26, 2017 at 9:09pm — Comment On This...

Show Your Surveyor Pride on Facebook

Yesterday, we introduced a new way to show your pride as a Land Surveyors United Member by adding a frame to your profile photo...i must say it is really taking off!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — Comment On This...

GNSS RTK Systems for Land Surveyors [Base + Rover Kit]

NeoRTK is an intelligent GNSS RTK suite that provides Land Surveyors with the feature-rich technologies for survey-grade applications. Two versions, the Rover Kit and the Base Kit, ensure high precision and stability signal reception at field.

Visit our website to learn more about it.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on August 8, 2017 at 1:44am — Comment On This...

Your Personal Invitation to InterGEO 2017, Meet Us @C4-060

Do you still not have an invitation to INTERGEO? From 26-28 September, you will find us in Berlin in the exhibition hall at booth C4-060. We have prepared your personal online voucher code for a day pass that will enable you to visit the trade fair free of charge. Why not send an email to arrange an appointment for a personal discussion?Action Now!…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on August 7, 2017 at 11:27pm — Comment On This...

200 Ultimate Surveyor Guides Combined

If you are looking for a quick way to drill into the most popular content in the community, where to find the group for your location or the support forum for the type of surveying equipment you use, take a look at this:

Land Surveyor Community Mega Guide

Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 3, 2017 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...

New Surveyor Community Milestone: 12,000 Members Worldwide

We are SO Pleased to announce that Today we accepted our 12,000th land surveyor to the community!! Just a quick note to express gratitude for all of the wonderful land surveyors who follow and contribute to this page and to Land Surveyors United Community …

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on August 2, 2017 at 6:50pm — Comment On This...

Slash Construction Costs and Complete Projects Faster with UAVs

For too many project development managers, the land surveying portion of the construction process is just a necessary evil—something that they must take care of before the real work can begin. However, if you use the right technology, the land surveying process can be a source of real business value for the project as a whole. By getting the project off on the right foot with high-quality land surveying services, you can set the foundation for a project that gets completed on time and within…

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Submitted by Dustin Price on August 1, 2017 at 5:55pm — Comment On This...

Introducing America's Building Records

There is a box or drawer full of old plats, blueprints and survey drawings that are collecting dust somewhere at your surveying company.  Why not scan them into a file archive and monetize them?  Imagine being able to sell access to those old surveys, retain the rights and permissions and make money twice with them.  This is exactly what America's Building Records is providing the construction industry- the ability to do just that.  Land…

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Submitted by Jaybird on July 18, 2017 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

Online Degree and Correspondence Programs For The Land Surveyors

Not only are land surveyors expected to hold degrees or certificates in Land Surveying Management, Surveying Technology, Geomatics, or other similar disciplines, most states and governing bodies have continuing education requirements as well. This means school is nearly always a concern for land surveyors.

 

Here’s where things can get complicated. Land surveying jobs often involve lots of…

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Submitted by Ashley Kornee on July 6, 2017 at 4:40am — 2 Comments

Tersus Launches the NeoRTK System to Unleash Surveying Potential

Tersus GNSS Inc. (“Tersus”), a leading GNSS manufacturing company announces its launch of a new generation GNSS RTK system with multi technology integrated for surveyors, the NeoRTK System.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on July 6, 2017 at 2:33am — Comment On This...

Reviewing The Faircloth Notes - No More Pin Cushions

I was rummaging through some of my files today and came across the Faircloth Notes. The document is called “Land Surveying in Alabama” by James M Faircloth. Faircloth was a professor in the Civil Engineering department at the University of Alabama. (…

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Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on July 3, 2017 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

New Features and Tools for Surveyors Seeking Employment

If you are a surveyor currently seeking employment, you probably already know that we work hard behind the scenes in order to help you find those jobs.   Our previous jobs board at helped over 300 surveyors find work per year, but as things change and software is phased out, so to we must change.  So we've built a new and improved site here at http://jobs.landsurveyorsunited.org   Notice the only difference is…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 30, 2017 at 6:30pm — Comment On This...

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