Hello,I'm pretty new to this website and I'm sure this discussion has come up more then once before so I apologize in advance.I've been a Party Chief for over 5 years now and we recently acquired a…Read more →
"Indeed. Just be sure to localize your statics for a solid baseline. .12' from opus to opus is not terrible. doing this will make all points collected after wards within a .05' from each other and not your .12' "
"I run 20 min. statics all the time. Usually anywhere from 4-6 surrounding a job site. I have similar issues (once with similar error) but over the years just have expected with 20 min sessions your going to get a bad static from time to time. 1/10…"
"Like most replied here I wouldn't even attempt to collect any info with the low grade GPS. The issue being is your low accuracy device will not have relative info within itself. So the issue being is when you localize into your BM's with…"
Hello,I'm pretty new to this website and I'm sure this discussion has come up more then once before so I apologize in advance.I've been a Party Chief for over 5 years now and we recently acquired a new R.P.L.S where I work. Before he came along I was using Grid to collect my datum. We do a lot of subdivisions and civil engineering as well as expert witness accident scenes. Here locally our monuments are on the Grid system from the local River Authority. Most firms also seem to use Grid as far…See More
"We use Topcon Magnet, which has a ground/grid ..Our elevation is anywhere from -10' to 1500'. The DOT uses grid and so do the utility companys. Grid is basically state plane coordinates. In topcon you can switch easily. When retracing any…"
"600'-1100' Here in Central Texas. However most jobs are in the realm of 100' elevation and no more then a mile long with the receiver being in the middle of the job. I guess doing an extra 3-4 statics isn't a big deal but I was…"