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International Surveyors Week 2013 Has Begun

Professional Land Surveyors of the World UNITE!

As anticipated, the second annual International Surveyors Week begins now, once again uniting professional land surveyors on a global scale. During this week you will be accomplishing two important issues for land surveyors:

1) Educating the public regarding the importance of professional land surveyors to society and...

2) Cultivating a real global community for land surveyors to grow and thrive within. International Surveyors Week 2013 is an even

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GPS SURVEY

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based positioning system made up of a network of 24 satellites placed into orbit by the U.S. Department of Defense. GPS satellites circle the earth twice a day in a very precise orbit and transmit signal information to earth. GPS receivers take this information and use triangulation to calculate the exact position of them. GPS receiver compares the time a signal was transmitted by a satellite with the time it was received. The time difference te

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GPS SURVEY

GPS  SURVEY

1198857438?profile=originalThe Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based positioning system made up of a network of 24 satellites placed into orbit by the U.S. Department of Defense. GPS satellites circle the earth twice a day in a very precise orbit and transmit signal information to earth. GPS receivers take this information and use triangulation to calculate the exact position of them. GPS receiver compares the time a signal was transmitted by a satellite with the time it was received. The time di

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Finally an Adventure novel featuring a Land Surveyor and his son. Check it out at Amazon.com Barnes and Nobel. E-book is out now and paper copy coming in weeks. A sequel is in the works. See also tlacorte.wordpress.com and a big thank you to all in the surveying community for supporting the book so far. Nothing but great reviews for "6 Miles With Courage"
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How to Fool a GPS

Paper maps are becoming obsolete.  A talk about the lack of accuracy in our GPS.  You will want to watch this video talk: Todd Humphreys: How to fool a GPS

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seal.pngThis is why we ALL  NEED to participate in Survey Earth in a Day 2.0.  Only the members of this network have the capability of changing the state of GPS accuracy.

Less than 18 days until we measure the planet as a community during the course of a single day.  Get involved!

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