Month: June 2010

Professional Land Surveyor News: NOAA Releases Real-Time RTK Guidelines

Professional Land Surveyor News: NOAA Releases Real-Time RTK Guidelines This is a press release published by NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) with important information for professional land surveyors who are using Real-Time GNSS positioning. NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) recently

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Professional Land Surveyor News: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Survey and API Hotfix

Professional Land Surveyor News: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Survey and API Hotfix Autodesk has announced an update / hotfix for it’s AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 product line. According to Autodesk, this update / hotfix address the following: In a continued

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-27

RT @JET739: John Lennon – ‘Imagine’… ? http://blip.fm/~scazb # Welcome Summertime, and all that living is easy stuff! # @wkfd I am machine. in reply to wkfd # @ryanpconnolly Thank you so much for the kind words. in reply to

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Professional Land Surveyor Video-AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 for Land Surveyors: Create a Surface From a Point Group

In this installment of my Professional Land Surveyor Video series, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 for Land Surveyors: Create a Surface From a Point Group, I will show you how to: Create a Point Group specifically for project surface points. Create a Surface.

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson EMEA BV Opens in the Netherlands to Serve Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Markets

Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson EMEA BV Opens in the Netherlands to Serve Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Markets THE NETHERLANDS – Carlson Software, U.S.-based developer of technically advanced design software for land surveying, civil engineering, construction and mining industries,

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks: How To Setup and Use Surface Styles To Edit Surfaces Efficiently

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks I will show you How To Setup and Use Surface Styles To Edit Surfaces Efficiently. This technique increases your CAD drafting and AutoCAD Civil 3D Surface creation and editing productivity by

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-20

Listening to A Very Spatial Podcast. # RT @denversolarguy: Green Jobs Revolution http://short.to/v78x # RT @c2d_civil3d: Welcome to our new Civil 3D blog from across the pond http://c2de.com/80079/150 # “The beginning is half of every action.” – Greek Proverb http://tumblr.com/xprbj7t5o

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Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal

Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test  Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. — Officials from the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Global Positioning Systems Wing announced that the first GPS IIF

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Should NSPS Separate from ACSM?

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking the question: Should NSPS Separate from ACSM? Recently, the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) announced that it is seeking to separate from the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM).

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 Million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland

Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland Pöyry, a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability, has been awarded the owner’s surveying contract for the new Linth-Limmern pumped

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-13

Photo: One last swim, then homeward bound. http://tumblr.com/xprb2os52 # Photo: The fish is finally out of the water. http://tumblr.com/xprb2rlgy # Photo: Trees, lakeside. http://tumblr.com/xprb3eauj # @C3D_RickGraham From what we could tell it was a Sunfish pond. in reply to C3D_RickGraham

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Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations

Here are this week’s Twitter #FollowFriday Professional Land Surveyor Recommendations: @wkfd – WKFD is the Twitter account for the Kung Fu Drafter blog. They are drafters and geeks trying to share information with people with similar interests. I highly recommend

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Are AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Label Style Layers Not Working?

Last night I posted on the Professional Land Surveyor Forum a discussion topic, “Are AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Label Style Layers Not Working?” Here is what I posted there: Is anyone else having this problem? I’m now using AutoCAD Civil

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson Software & Transtronic AB Reach Mutual Development & Distribution Agreement for 3D GNSS Drilling Solutions

Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson Software & Transtronic AB Reach Mutual Development & Distribution Agreement for 3D GNSS Drilling Solutions Here’s an interesting press release that I originally found interesting, but thought at the time that it was  not overly relevant

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Social Media, Old Media, and the Professional Land Surveyor

Social Media, Old Media, and the Professional Land Surveyor Yesterday I was doing my usual routine of checking into the various social media communities I frequent, like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and I came across a link to an interesting

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-06

Photo: Can you guess what this is? http://tumblr.com/xprap4exn # @iPinda Nice try, but neither. in reply to iPinda # @wkfd Thanks for the RT, hope you’re having a marvelous weekend! in reply to wkfd # Hammock setup, Bass Ale poured,

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson’s New SurvPC Data Collection Software

Professional Land Surveyor News: Carlson’s New SurvPC Data Collection Software Provides SurvCE Power on a Windows® PC If you currently use a Windows PC, such as a ruggedized laptop and Carlson SurvCE, or are considering switching to or adding either

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Air Force Upgrades GPS Constellation

Professional Land Surveyor News: Air Force Upgrades GPS Constellation SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The 2nd and 19th Space Operations Squadron will soon take control of the Air Force’s newest GPS satellite following its tentative launch into orbit May

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