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Allan Pringle replied to David Ntalasha's discussion Pacific crest pdl radios problem
"Hi DavidThis link. ; Pages 609-611 show how to change the channels / check for available channels, using the GPS1200 controller."
Apr 13, 2018
Allan Pringle replied to David Ntalasha's discussion Pacific crest pdl radios problem
"Hi David. Each radio has a number of channels, each of which cover the same frequency bandwidth. If you set the channel number on each radio to be the same they should work fine.  Be aware, however, that if they are different models, the…"
Apr 13, 2018
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Dec 14, 2017
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Nov 27, 2017
Allan Pringle replied to DAVID C. GARCELON's discussion THE LONGEST SIGHT.
"A meagre 15km - but that was for a braced quad in the Grampian Mountains, so no EDM required. Longest EDM shot probably around a 1.5km to a triple prism. Couldn't see the darned thing, and had to go with the strongest return signal - anything…"
Nov 27, 2017
Allan Pringle commented on Ritchie MacInnis's blog post Field Books
"Chartwell are the UK standard for fieldbooks, and they come in a variety of layouts covering all your survey needs. Thanks to the wonders of the internet - you may be able to acquire worldwide. Virtually indestructible, but can be a bit bulky for…"
Nov 21, 2017
Allan Pringle commented on ⚡Survenator⌁'s blog post Roundtable Discussion: What is the best total station you used in the field up to now?
"Came to love the Leica late in career, but my heart will always belong to Geodimeter... Started out with the old 400 series, and was one of the first companies in the UK to make the move to robotics with the introduction of the 500 series. Hated it…"
Nov 21, 2017

Welcome to the Surveying CommunityThis marks the beginning of a surveying legacy for our new Land Surveyors United member, Allan Pringle. Welcome Allan Pringle Your legacy in surveying will forever be remembered starting here. If it weren't for this member, we may have never known surveying culture in their corner of earth.

Nov 17, 2017

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I am here because I am a.
Energy Surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
10 years land surveyor.
Moved into energy sector in a dimensional control role, which has developed from coplaning with a T2, through photogrammetric solutions to fully integrated 3D models by laser scanning.
Now chained to desk in management role as Technical Authority (the old git that knows everything...)
NB Surveys Global
Location for Member Map
Aberdeen, Scotland
Licenses Certifications or Awards
Not applicable in UK.
BSc MSc qualified.
I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, ground movement monitoring, Survey Office, Software Development, Other, GPR, Surveying Jobs Recruiter
How many years have you been surveying?
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Automatic Levels, 3D scanners

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