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Which Other Land Surveyors are Online?

Several surveyors have asked me how to know when other members are online, so I made some adjustments to the network. Today, I've added new indicators to the network to let everyone know which other members are online.

whos online Will indicate that a member who's photo, video or blog post you are looking at is online or not.


i'm online now Will be the indicator for featured members on the front page and in the…

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Party Chief
If you haven't yet found a group on LSU to join, I'm going to make this extremely easy for you to choose one. Choose a Support Group that Best Serves You based on Equipment You Use in the field or your geographical location on the planet.


Groups Based on Equipment


Sokkia Support Group…
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The thought of writing a book never entered my mind until this story came to me in a dream one night. I also wanted to show a little love for my friends and family through the characters in the book. Unfortunately, there aren't many books with a Land Surveyor as the protaganist. This was an opportunity to expose the public to our passion.

Although I've written thousands of land descriptions, it didn't make me a writer. I don't even read books! I am a vivid daydreamer which makes…

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Information and User Manuals for Sokkia Link

Information related to Sokkia Link can be difficult to track down, apparently. SOKKIA Link is easy-to-use data link software. It is distributed tocustomers upon purchase of a current SOKKIA total station. InstallSOKKIA Link on your PC and connect with your SOKKIA products. SOKKIALink will make your SOKKIA products more useful, more efficient, andmore…
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CEASER_field

Have a look at www.ceaser.co.za on the all new CEASER_field program for Engineering and Topographical Surveyors. It runs on any Windows Mobile device and uses the same driver engine used on the older program that ran on the Workabout from Psion, which has been a huge success.

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18ª Feria Ibérica de la Construcción-FICON.

Las empresas y profesionales más destacados del sector de laconstrucción, tanto de España como de Portugal, que fabrican,comercializan o dan servicios al sector inmobiliario, el urbanismo, elmedio ambiente, las energías renovables, la construcción engeneral.....todos ellos unidos bajo un mismo marco FICON 2010. FICON se celebrará del 24 al 27 de marzo de 2010, en Don Benito (Badajoz).
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Party Chief
Some HUGE improvements have been made to the LSU Local page which may be of interest to all members.

I have added several new locations to the grid, in addition to the new Support Groups based on Location and on the Types of Equipment members are most familiar. We have many members who are having issues in the field simply because the…
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Send in photos or videos by phone or email


When you joined Land Surveyors United, a unique Add By Phone email address is assigned to your profile on that network. You can use this address to send photos or videos, one at a time, to your LSU. If Twitter
is enabled on your profile, you can also post Add By Phone content to Twitter by checking the box. If your cell phone has a camera and email, this is a…
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Party Chief
I've got some great news for those of you who are on facebook and like to share the valuable land surveying related information that you find here on LSU. You can now integrate and share posts and comments to facebook right from your profile or from any active pages and blogs on the network. Connecting your accounts is extremely simple!
All you need to look for is the button that looks like this under any post:

Click on that and…
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Party Chief
I don't know how many of you guys could possibly be as excited about passing the 800 member mark as I am, but believe me when I tell you that getting 800 professional land surveyors together in one place is not an easy task! I just wanted to thank everyone for their participation and hard work. When you combine that with all of the surveyors and LSU members on other social networks, its getting up there pretty quick!…
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How-Tos and Tutorials on GPS Connectivity

Here are a bundle of land surveying/GPS pdf documents and ebooks that I have found around the web for various methods of connectivity with a variety of cell phones using dial up connections, etc.

Visit this page in the network!

Bookmark this post as this document shelf will automatically update when I find and add new documents.
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Party Chief

Two LSU Contests for Cash and Prizes-Ends on March 16th


Today, I come to you with 2 contests which will begin tomorrow Feb. 16th on Land Surveyors United and will end on March 16th at 8:00pm Eastern Standard Time. There are cash and prizes involved so you do not want to miss out on this....Let's get down to business:

First Contest: This contest is for the LSU member who invites the MOST new approved members to LSU within 30 days.…
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Testing the Sony Bluetooth microphone

In order to create my short GPS process videos out in the field I anticipated that I will be using a wireless microphone so I opted for the Sony Bluetooth microphone. The first video I have uploaded will test this microphone. It seems to perform very well. The next video will be covering the project idea, the equipment and software I will be using.
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