Fred Franklin
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  • Oakland, NE
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Trimble R10 with a 4700 base

Started this discussion. Last reply by cut fill Apr 17, 2016. 4 Replies

I'm a long time user of the Trimble 4800 and 4700 gps systems.  They've way out performed their life span but just keep right on giving me good results.  I'm thinking seriously about buying the…Read more →

Tags: r10, Trimble

TSC2 Survey Controller/ Construction version difference

Started Oct 21, 2013 0 Replies

I have not been able to get an answer to this from my local Trimble dealer.  Do we as Surveyors using TSC2 with Surveyor Controller have the ability to upload a CAD file and stake objects such as…Read more →

Tags: CAD, S6, TSC2, Trimble

430-450 vs 450-470 frequency

Started this discussion. Last reply by ePalmetto Aug 5, 2013. 3 Replies

Can someone explain to me the difference?  I'm potentially buying a R8 with 430-450 internal radio and a HPB450 with the same.  Will I be compliant with FCC?  Thanks.Read more →

Tags: HPB450, FCC

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I am here because I am a.
Just a surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
Surveyor in Northeast Nebraska. I've been surveying since 1984 and started Alpha Land Surveying in 1996. Always trying to stay on the brink of technology but sometimes I feel it's getting away with me. Joining to ask questions and stay on the cutting edge.
Alpha Land Surveying
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Licenses Certifications or Awards
Nebraska LS
I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, GIS, teaching, Survey Office
How many years have you been surveying?
29 years
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Robotics, Automatic Levels, GNSS, Old school surveying, theodolite, Chain

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