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Surveyor Community Milestones Collection

Over the years, we have tried to make note of important milestones and markers in our community development.  But as one surveyor who recently wrote in points out "It would be great if we could view all of the milestones at a glance."  Well, of course you could view them all inside the about page on our Facebook Page but if you are not on facebook this would be difficult.  So today I decided…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on April 8, 2018 at 5:43pm — Comment On This...

Two New Exciting Features inside New Surveying Community

Do We Have any Podcasters in the community? A couple of new features we finished were integrated into the NEW SITE this weekend.
1) A new podcasting system which will allow members to upload and share surveying related radio and podcasts with the community
(leave a comment below if you are a podcaster and would like to help…
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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on February 18, 2018 at 4:30pm — Comment On This...

MIGRATE AUSTRALIA LAND SURVEYOR SPECIAL EDITION

There are several ways to MIGRATE TO AUSTRALIA by getting a permanent residency visa for skilled professionals. This article is about the most common Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189) and  Skilled nominated Visa (190) . It is a point based system that can be done by yourself without paying for an agency or third party fee. The whole process is through online and courier mail without any interview or human relation unless additional information is required by phone. Typically it will…

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Submitted by GPS LAND SURVEYING on March 17, 2018 at 6:19pm — Comment On This...

Enjoy 50% Off on Survey Equipment in April !

Our good friends at Superior Surveyor Services in Tampa are extending a terrific discount to Land Surveyors United Members for the month of April! 

Give them a call and tell them you are a member of Land Surveyors United to receive this amazing discount!…

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Submitted by Jaybird on April 3, 2018 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Surveyors UNITE for International Surveyors Week 2018

International Land Surveyors Week 2018 (June 17-23) is for Land Surveyors in any country on earth to celebrate the value of professional land surveyors in society.…

International Surveyors Week 2018

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on March 8, 2018 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

How to Find a Surveying Job Using the New Jobs Board

The new crowdsourced International Surveying Jobs Board is unlike any other jobs board you'll come across.  It regularly pulls in available jobs from other sites but it also allows members to post available jobs both on other sites as well as as a standard job posting, at no cost.…

surveying jobs board

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on March 8, 2018 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

conversion dxf to kml

Hi All,

Here conversion from dxf to kml online link.

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Submitted by Kyaw Min Tun on March 5, 2018 at 1:39am — Comment On This...

Surveying Equipment Specials End of February

Below are a few special deals bundled for Land Surveyors United members for the end of February from our friends at Superior Surveyor Services in Tampa, Florida.   When you call, be sure to let Stan know that you are a member of Land Surveyors United for these specials..

Call …

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Submitted by Jaybird on February 26, 2018 at 5:30pm — Comment On This...

Amazing Survey Markers Around the World

With Survey Earth in a Day just around the corner again, knowing where your local markers are will come in handy when deciding where to submit a point from. Aside from our growing collection of Survey Marker Photos (photos tagged 'marker' inside the community), occasionally we will share marker photos on our Facebook Page which…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 25, 2018 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

UNCERTAINTY ON SURFACE/VOLUME CALCULATIONS

When I started my career, I have been attracted by one (of many) question : how accurate is the surface/volume calculations knowing the uncertainties of the points that define these geometrical figures. I really wanted to know in term of standard deviation what would be the "end results".

The solution was to propagate the variances (standard deviation squared) into the functional model (the…

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Submitted by Joel van Cranenbroeck on January 29, 2018 at 9:38am — 2 Comments

FROM BASE STATION TO GNSS NETWORK ... HOW DEPENDING ARE YOU ON POSITIONING INFRASTRUCTURES ?

Most of the GNSS Network RTK projects have been developed by the economical justification that an active geodetic network would reduce the cost of maintaining a traditional geodetic network where the maintenance of the benchmarks and the control survey were a significant part of the ownerís budget.…

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Submitted by Joel van Cranenbroeck on February 2, 2018 at 11:52am — Comment On This...

Share Your Story and Inspire Other Surveyors!

Dear Surveyor, 

As we steadily grow towards 13,800 members worldwide, as a community it is important for us all to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the community members.  With that said, we'd like to invite you to…

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Submitted by Jaybird on February 1, 2018 at 1:30pm — Comment On This...

Typical Surveyor's Report

Here is a typical Surveyor's Report attached to many of the jobs that I do. This particular Land Survey was extremely complex and difficult but I thought you might get a kick out of seeing how this is done. The names and other information have been altered to protect the…

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Submitted by Deward Karl Bowles on January 14, 2018 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

MODERN DATA COLLECTION-PLOT YOUR DISTOMETER MEASUREMENTS WHILE MEASURING IN AUTOCAD

Plotting while measuring saves time and make the drawing accurate with no ambiguities. Creating accurate drawings is painless with a Bluetooth enabled DISTO device. If you paired the Distometer with AutoCAD mobile app, the Plotting can be done simultaneously.

First turn on Bluetooth in both devices and pair them. See the image below.…

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Submitted by GPS LAND SURVEYING on January 25, 2018 at 5:47am — 1 Comment

New Vendor Group Hub for Posting Special Surveyor Promotions

A New Vendor Group Hub for Posting Deals, Special Promotions and Discounts has been added just for you!  Share Your Specials and We'll Share Your Post!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 13, 2018 at 1:57pm — Comment On This...

New Year, New Survey Equipment Rental Special!

Check out this NEW YEAR RENTAL SPECIAL

 

Rent a Network Rover System



Including a Data Collector and Wifi Hotspot 



for…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on January 12, 2018 at 5:00pm — Comment On This...

Look At All We've Done Together in 2017

As a global community with absolutely no budget, we have created quite a few milestones this year and that is all because of you and your undying commitment to your industry!  But don't take my word for it...check out our annual report!

A short video about our 2017 year together…

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Submitted by Jaybird on December 31, 2017 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

2017 Surveyor Community Annual Report

2017 has been an amazing year in the world of land surveying. Jaybird just finished compiling a report for the 2017 Annual Report for our Facebook Page and coming soon for the Surveying Jobs Page, Survey Earth in a Day and of course the entire…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on December 20, 2017 at 5:30pm — Comment On This...

We Are So Thankful For You!

Just wanted to take a moment to tell you all how thankful we are for this community and for you. I hope you are all enjoying time with your family.

Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on November 23, 2017 at 2:22pm — Comment On This...

SECTION 179 TAX BENEFIT - Don't Miss Out

ONLY 28 DAYS REMAINING 

For those of you who do not know what Section 179 is, let me give you my simple definition:  Section 179 allows companies to deduct full purchase price of qualifying equipment or software that was financed or purchased during the tax year.  What this means in layman’s terms (which is the only way I know how to communicate effectively) is that if you bought, financed, or leased qualifying…

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Submitted by Rodney C Blecha on December 3, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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