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Really Terrific 3D Model Examples for Surveyors

If you haven't checked out Google's 3D warehouse, there are some really cool 3D model examples that I think would be of interest to all of you.  

Surveyor's Measuring Tape

Surveyor using Topcon Robot

Instrument Measurements

Surveyor Work Truck   (…

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Submitted by Survenator on May 2, 2017 at 7:24pm — Comment On This...

OPUS post processing and static collection methods

I collected static data for the second time and again did not obtain a solution from any of the 4 control points when uploaded to OPUS rapid static.  I am using an R7 with a zephyr 2 gnss antenna.  The area I am collected is a somewhat clear area within a deciduous (no leaves) wooded area.  At least 10 satellites were tracked the entire time for all of the collection sessions.  I am pondering three things:  1. Should I try to collect for a longer period - maybe even 2 hours or more and…

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Submitted by trout on May 2, 2017 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...

OPUS errors - second set of static collection session

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Submitted by trout on May 1, 2017 at 8:04pm — Comment On This...

Surveyor Worktruck Showcase

surveyor work truck A land surveyor's truck doubles and triples at times as his/her office, home, sanctuary and place of peace and quiet.  Over the years, hundreds of photos have been submitted by you and your fellow surveyors of crews at work and the…

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Submitted by Survenator on April 27, 2017 at 8:28pm — 2 Comments

Tersus GNSS Launches New Precis-BX306 RTK Board

We launched the brand new GNSS RTK Board, the Precis-BX306 to market in April. A series of other new products and accessories were also showcased. Click here.

The launch of Precis-BX306 aims at facilitating the applications which need centimeter positioning…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on April 27, 2017 at 12:30am — Comment On This...

Just 48 Days Until Survey Earth in a Day 6

THIS EVENT OCCURS AT YOUR LOCATION SO IF YOU PLAN TO SUBMIT A POINT, CLICK "GOING' here on the facebook event.



THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR LAND SURVEYORS ONLY

YOU DON"T HAVE TO "GO" ANYWHERE, SIMPLY SUBMIT A POINT FROM YOUR CURRENT LOCATION





Reasons to Participate in …

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Submitted by Survenator on April 14, 2017 at 6:30pm — Comment On This...

Three Ways UAVs Can Be Used to Improve Land Surveying Projects

Today’s project managers face a variety of challenges in their work every day, from ensuring speed and efficiency to keeping up with a complex and ever-changing regulatory landscape, to preventing costly oversights. With so much on their plate, it’s of the utmost importance that these project managers be able to take advantage of the new and innovative…

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Submitted by Dustin Price on April 6, 2017 at 12:32pm — Comment On This...

WTH: Why The Hell Are You Surveying So Cheap?

I wrote this article on LinkedIn in October of last year. It got a lot of comments and shares. I thought some of you might enjoy it here.

Keith

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Dear Mr. Cheap Surveyor,

I just got off the phone with one of your newest …

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Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on March 26, 2017 at 5:13pm — Comment On This...

Hello From Portugal, land surveyor, civil engineer, and some software part-time

Hello.

I´m from Portugal.

Now my main activity is in road and rail design.

I work with Autocad, ISPOL, and soon begin with Bentley PRT.

I´m also a surveyor (not much now)

In part-time i do some programming.

You could visit one of may App for land surveying calculations...

Also maintain a blog about this issues.…

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Submitted by José António Pais Coimbras on March 15, 2017 at 1:26pm — Comment On This...

Hi everyone, I use GeoMax-GPSGNSS-ZGP800-Series and I face with the problem that I cannot adjest my survey style and also I cannot measure the RTK and PPK points. Please help me to adjest my device.…

Hi everyone,

I use GeoMax-GPSGNSS-ZGP800-Series and I face with the problem that I cannot adjest my survey style and also I cannot measure the RTK and PPK points. Please help me to adjest my device.

Thank you all

Regards
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Submitted by ali asghar on March 14, 2017 at 1:25pm — Comment On This...

RTK GPS for Land Survey and Aerial Photography Service

Precis RTK system is being used for some pretty cool stuff. Mr. Stephen Noble, owner of Drone Surveying, used Precis RTK boards to provide land survey and aerial photography service in Australia. By leveraging L1/L2 GPS frequencies for accuracy and reliability, when fixed in RTK or PPK mode, their equipment provides centimeter absolute accuracy.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on March 14, 2017 at 2:53am — Comment On This...

LOOKING for Partnership

Our company has been in business in Miami-Dade County for Approximately 16 years. Strong existing clientele with potential for more. Looking for a partner to share the responsibilities.

Let me know if interested.

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Submitted by Tony Rodriguez on March 6, 2017 at 6:41pm — 1 Comment

Landing That Land Surveyor Job – Here’s 9 Job Search Tips

Assuming that you have the educational requirements (2-4 years of college) and have passed the licensing exam, you are now ready to look for that career position. One important tip – passing the national exam may still not qualify you in…

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Submitted by Sylvia Giltner on February 28, 2017 at 5:30am — Comment On This...

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Submitted by Deddy Priatna on February 27, 2017 at 7:19pm — Comment On This...

GNSS/GPS setup or measurement

As we know a typical GPS setup needs a base and rover. The Base is setup in the known control point and the rover used for the surveys. Leica GS 15 GPS is taken as example in this post. It can be set up in 3 different methods for the GPS Surveying. They are

  1. Setting up with internal antenna
  2. Setting up with external Radio or antenna
  3. Setting up with GSM modem

It will be described briefly how above mentioned system works.

1.Setting up with…

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Submitted by GPS LAND SURVEYING on February 22, 2017 at 8:12am — Comment On This...

Reseller & Distributor Wanted

We are looking for value-added resellers and distributors for high-precision GNSS RTK business worldwide. A series of multi-constellation GNSS RTK boards and receivers have been developed to cater the needs on market. A brief overview of specification for each one, click here. Contact us: info@tersus-gnss.com or…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on February 22, 2017 at 12:32am — Comment On This...

Demo of Logging Event Mark with a GNSS/GPS RTK Board

With event mark, GNSS/GPS RTK boards can support camera shutter synchronization, which is useful for aerial mapping and drone-related…
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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on February 16, 2017 at 2:59am — Comment On This...

Why Civil 3D is important in Land Survey Drafting?

Picturization is important if a person want to understand a thing. It gives clear understanding

of the situation. Without picture being formed in the mind of a person, It will be like a dark

circle. So now days people are emphasizing more on the things which give them proper

understanding of actual thing. Like in case of drawings the 3D formats of drawing are more

preferred than the drafting which were previously used. It gives complete information in…

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Submitted by Westernlogan,LLC on February 6, 2017 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

RTK GPS: Tersus Rinex Converter V1.0 Released for Post Data Process

Tersus Rinex Converter V1.0 is now ready for release. RINEX is short for Receiver Independent Exchange Format, which is well used for post data process. This tool can help users convert their binary observation data into RINEX 3.2 format.…

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Submitted by Tersus RTK Engineer on January 26, 2017 at 11:30pm — Comment On This...

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