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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Mark Knopfler – Sailing To Philadelphia

Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with Mark Knopfler performing Sailing To Philadelphia, a song about sailing and land surveying with Mason & Dixon in song!

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: How Satellites Work

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity How Satellites Work

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with this older, but interesting, video describes how satellites work: “Geostationary satellites are positioned one-tenth of the way to the moon (about 36,000 km), but how do they stay there? This video shows how

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup November 13, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-13 Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company Leica Viva – SmartWorx Viva – Image Notes Video Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup November 6, 2011

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-06 New TigerSupplies Showroom for High-Quality Architectural, Engineering and Survey Equipment Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites House Small Business Committee Ask the FCC to

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Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

A Soyuz rocket has lifted off on its maiden flight from Europe’s space base in South America, carrying the first two satellites in the Galileo geopositioning system. The launch — the first by the veteran rocket beyond Russia’s historic bases

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LightSquared Video to Debunk Several GPS Interference Myths-Facts or Propaganda?

Yesterday, I published a press release by House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri Rebuts LightSquared Ad in Letter to CEO and another press release where the Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network. In summary, Congressman Petri, House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman, disputes

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Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network

Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2011 – Defense Department officials are raising concerns that a company’s proposed wireless broadband network would cause harmful interference to essential Global Positioning

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House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri Rebuts LightSquared Ad in Letter to CEO

In a letter to the chairman and CEO of a controversial wireless company, House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Tom Petri (R-WI) sought to set the record straight Thursday following the company’s ad in the Wall Street Journal the day before. LightSquared, a wireless broadband company,

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Hemisphere GPS Announces New S320™ GNSS Survey Solution

Hemisphere GPS Announces New S320™ GNSS Survey Solution CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2011 /CNW/ – (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS announces today the new S320™ GNSS survey receiver, XF1 data collector and survey software. S320 combines the advanced GNSS receiver performance of Hemisphere GPS’ Eclipse™ II

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JAVAD GNSS Receivers Can Track Chinese Compass (Beidou-2)

With modified firmware, all JAVAD GNSS receivers can track Chinese COMPASS B1 signal now. This is 6th GNSS system supported by JAVAD GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo (Giove), SBAS, QZSS, COMPASS). Log file, collected on TR_G3TH board in Moscow during weekend,

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Professional Land Surveyor News: The U.S. Air Force Chose Raytheon To Develop A New Element Of The Global Positioning System (GPS), Called The Advanced Control Segment (OCX), Which Will Improve The Accuracy Of Information From GPS Satellites

The U.S. Air Force chose Raytheon to develop a new element of the Global Positioning System (GPS), called the Advanced Control Segment (OCX), which will improve the accuracy of information from GPS satellites. February 25, 2010 The U.S. Air Force

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Professional Land Surveyor News-The European Commission Awards Major Contracts To Make Galileo Operational Early 2014

Brussels, 7 January 2010 Commission awards major contracts to make Galileo operational early 2014 The European Commission announced today the award of three of the six contracts for the procurement of Galileo’s initial operational capability. The contract for the system

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