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### NGS FAA New Point at Controlled Airport

First time poster....Long time reader.  Just looking for information on a project I am working on.  What I have is an NGS SACS Point at an airport that was destroyed this past summer.  We have been hired to set the new NGS Point, complete all the pap

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### Environmental issues of OKN-32

Project : High precision 3D Monitoring of OKN32 crater by using Lidar data acquisition.
The 3D displacement measurements are an indispensable observation method for the supervision and monitoring of the evolution of the crater in time. Position of th

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Professionals never advertiseBy doing it why we fallOur profession little by little grabing by half fuck ducksAs subject 'Surveying'is part of any technical educationProfessional bodies should act promptly !

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Student Surveyor

### GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM PROJECTIONS

Hello,

I am a civil designer with limited survey experience.  I am learning about the concepts behind geographic coordinate projections.  I understand to change from a 3d geographic coordinate to a 2d map, that a projection is required.  However, it s

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Student Surveyor

### GEOID ELEVATION

Hello,

I am a novice surveyor learning about the geoid and its used in calculating elevation.  In my research I see the reference made to H=h-N and recognize the two paths to a point, one from the ellipsoid representing "h" and one from the geoid repr

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### Part:2 Translate,Rotate and Scale :Coordinate Transformation

Here is the Hp 35s,it came out in 2007.This was introduced to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the

of the Hp 35,that came out in 1972 for 395 Dollars. This calculator only had 35 keys,hints the name Hp 35.This was the first scientific pocket calcul

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Hi friends,I used to lable my jobs on goole map,It gave me relax as it direct me to reach the place,and even details of the land with street view,which could be used for evidence,valuation etc..How long these labels prevail on googlemap?Do you have m

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### Volume by Average End Area

Hi Everyone, Here in this discussion, i will talk about doing X- sections of road beds and days gone by of using a planimeter and miles and miles of road beds, this meant sheet after sheet of X-sections, that was first plotted and drawn, then the tem

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Land Surveyor

### Lot Subdivision

can u help me guys? i need some advice to our fellow surveyors,

what formula/s to use in subdividing a lot. i trying to make a excel program for that.

any help would be much appreciated.

thank you and god bless

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Land Surveyor

### Optical/laser plumb with plexiglass

Hi guysThanks to those of you who helped me out with a similar question I asked a while back.When plumbing up through penetrations using laser/optical, do you guys fix the plexiglass on the floor above permanently or do you draw round it or something

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### AREA by Coordinates, on a Calculator,Without a Program

Hi Everyone, There seems to be a lot of talk today about Area and Volume. Most of it is computer Programs. And that is great,Survey tech, is moving at the speed of light. That is fast 186,242 miles per second. All surveyors should know this. Why that

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### Sun,Star Shots, Astronomic azimuth, hour angle method observation

Hi Everyone, For those of you have never done this,you do not know what you are missing.  I think every surveyor needs to do this ,if it is just for the fun or experience of doing it,a lot of old Deeds, even today have yesterday bearings,magnetic bea

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### Once Upon A Time ?

Once Upon a Time, Hi Everyone,I am Sure this will bring back some memories,and if you never seen it before ,then take a Gander,because there was a time when you had to know and do this,but using coordinates will work also,I will get around to that.An

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### Who is a good surveyor and who is a bad.

I have seen people visit surveyors to get a favor other than proper survey of their case but a proper survey should get the same results,if there is a difference then we have to deside who is good or bad!!

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Government Professional

Do you get one for every City and County where you do business?

When the business license application asks for gross revenue to determine the license cost do you include only that revenue within their jurisdict

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Land Surveyor

### Survey Penetrations & Jumpform

Hi

I'm hoping you guys can help me out regarding a couple of best practice questions in particular survey penetrations on concrete building structures and also lift/stair jumpform.

Have done setout before on concrete structures with only up to 5/6 flo

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### Telecommunication Tower point cloud to revit

I am looking for advice on the following:

A client of mine is looking to set up a data base for numerous telecommunication towers and all amenities located on the tower. They are looking for the final output to be in revit so they can conduct a struct

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### Leica Geo Office Tunnel Export

Hello I am trying to use LGO to create a tunneling job for import by Viva Smartworks running on a Leica TS 50 total station. So far I have created 3 XML files  that are successfuly imported by LGO 8.3.0.0.  The problem occurrs when I try to Export th

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