Month: June 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

The Professional Land Surveyor Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9ItzpA ? Top stories today via @ericcolburn @strayersurvey # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9tEFwi ? Top stories today via @bassiebers # NPR: Who Gets Flooded: A By-The-Book Decision-More at http://n.pr/jHWbjt

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Topcon Releases the MS Series of High-Precision Robotic Total Stations in North and South America.

Topcon MS robotic series opens new era in precision measurements LIVERMORE, Calif. – Thursday, June 16, 2011 Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the release of the MS Series of high-precision robotic total stations in North and South America.  “The MS ‘measuring

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

The Professional Land Surveyor Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9ItzpA ? Top stories today via @ericcolburn # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9tEFwi # John Deere: Massive LightSquared Interference with No Solution in Sight http://cot.ag/kOS5p6 # The Professional Land Surveyor

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The Truth About GPS: How it Works Video

Col. David Buckman, Air Force Space Command, talks about GPS, how it works, and modernization. Watch the The Truth About GPS: How it Works Video

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Testing Shows GPS Interference From Proposed LightSquared Network

Various reports about recent testing performed to decide whether the proposed LightSquared Network will broadcast harmful interference to GPS say that, in fact, there will be a significant disruption to the GPS system. This potential threat to GPS, that much of

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-What is the Best Surveying Software for Professional Land Surveyors?

In this Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking: What is the Best Surveying Software for Professional Land Surveyors? Recently, at the Professional Land Surveyor LinkedIn Group I asked this very question, which received 18 comments from land surveyors revealing their ideas

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Trimble Extends its Range of Radios with the Trimble TDL 450H for Surveyors

New Long-Range Capabilities Available for More Productive Surveys SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 9, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced the Trimble® TDL 450H radio, a long-range solution in the Trimble TDL 450 radio modem series designed to support high-precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

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5 Tips For Working as an Independent Solo Surveyor

I’ve now been working as an independent solo surveyor for a few years, and I can’t imagine going back. In large part, this is  because of financial issues involving: hard economic realities, reduced overhead, greater efficiencies, and greater professional freedom.

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XYGO Maps Chile’s Major Cities with Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) IP-S2 LiDAR

XYGO, based in Santiago, Chile, is using Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) IP-S2 to map all of central Chile’s main cities with LiDAR. The IP-S2 is a vehicle-mounted system with three laser scanners and a multi-lens digital camera.  Data collection can

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-12

The Professional Land Surveyor Daily is out! http://bit.ly/hfRvO0 # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9tEFwi ? Top stories today via @joshnelson @_pulse_ @ericcolburn @bimbuzz # The Professional Land Surveyor Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9ItzpA ? Top stories today via

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Merrick Geospatial Solutions Announces New Professional Land Surveyor license Registrations

Merrick Announces New Registrations Aurora, CO – June 8, 2011 – Merrick announces several new registrations within the firm’s geospatial and surveying business unit. Jacob Frisch has received his Professional Land Surveyor license from the Colorado State Board of Registration and Vernen

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Hexagon 2011 Keynote: Turning the Pace of Change into the World’s Advantage Video

Ola Rollén, President and CEO, commences Hexagon 2011 with a visually stunning and informative keynote address, “Turning the Pace of Change into the World’s Advantage”, which also included Hexagon Metrology President Norbert Hanke, Hexagon Geosystems President Juergen Dold, Intergraph PP&M

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AutoCAD 2011 Civil 3D Templates on Sale

Announcing a sale on the AutoCAD 2011 Civil 3D Templates! I’m in the process of updating, improving, and creating new AutoCAD Civil 3D templates to release AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and have significantly reduced the price of the 2011 templates.

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

The Professional Land Surveyor Daily is out! http://bit.ly/hfRvO0 ? Top stories today via @landsurveyorsu @lyme_warrior # The Autocad Civil 3D Daily is out! http://bit.ly/9tEFwi ? Top stories today via @_pulse_ # Pork chops on the grill. It sure is beautiful

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