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RTK and POST-PROCESSING GNSS for free

I would like to start that discussion about the Open Source software RTK-LIB that allows anyone to post-process GNSS observations (RINEX) f…

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Traverse between two known points?

I would like to know a methodology for traversing between two known points that cannot see between the two points. That is you cannot occup…

Started by Chris WasemannLatest Reply

How do you measure your heights?

So my crew is in a heated debate on the correct way to measure heights to a prism on a tripod. Since there are so many techniques I was won…

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RTK and POST-PROCESSING GNSS for free

I would like to start that discussion about the Open Source software RTK-LIB that allows anyone to post-process GNSS observations (RINEX) f…

Started by Joel van Cranenbroeck

12 Feb 2
Reply by James Wallace

Scale Factor in Tower

My company(Consultant) transferred me to a new project a 4 TOWERS consisting of 34 floors and linked in pairs from the top. The piles and s…

Started by Mohamad Ezat

15 Jan 27
Reply by Joel van Cranenbroeck

Traverse between two known points?

I would like to know a methodology for traversing between two known points that cannot see between the two points. That is you cannot occup…

Started by Chris Wasemann

24 Jan 27
Reply by Joel van Cranenbroeck

BEST METHOD FOR HIGH RISE CONSTRUCTION - GPS?

BEST METHOD FOR HIGH RISE CONSTRUCTION - GPS? ZENITH/VERTICAL OPTICAL PLUMMET? RESECTION Greetings from Malta. Malta To those out there wh…

Started by Christian Vella

16 Jan 26
Reply by Joel van Cranenbroeck

Bathymetry Data Processing SL2 to CSV

This is Parvaz from Bangladesh. Recently I bought on echo sounder (HOOK 5).I'm trying to export Data on a .sl2 file to the .csv format usin…

Started by Parvez Hasan

4 Jan 10
Reply by Tim Bennett

Throwing the chain

Your question about throwing the chain left handed is amusing. If the chain is "done up" or thrown left handed, it must be "let out" in a r…

Started by Johnny

43 Jan 3
Reply by Marian Eriksson

MILITARY OFFICERS who were RAILROAD SURVEYORS and ENGINEERS

MILITARY%20OFFICER%27s%20who%20were%20RAILROAD%20ENGINEERS%20with%20pictures.odt I hope you enjoy this paper I wrote. David C, Garcelon

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

2 Dec 28, 2017
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Boundary procedure question!

Hello all, I have a question regarding how to properly place a boundary corner/line based on an issue I found in the field. Let's say I am…

Started by Anthony Whitlock

12 Dec 8, 2017
Reply by CHARLIE B. AYCOCK, III

scale factor calculation

how can i calculate scale factor in this following case gps length is 103.453m(wgs84) but true length is 103.395(by total station) pls hel…

Started by Noufal

5 Dec 6, 2017
Reply by Mohammad Al turk

Leica TCR802 data upload

I know this is quite a long shot with some old equipment... Does anyone know how to upload a set of points (.CSV) to a Leica TCR802? I have…

Started by Rich

4 Dec 6, 2017
Reply by Billy Brooks

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