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US DOT To Release Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules This Week

New Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules For Commercial Use Is imminent The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a monthly update of proposed rulemaking to release the long-awaited Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft

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Known Problem With Certain GPS Devices

Known Problem With Certain GPS Devices Advisory Notice from the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center May 15, 2014 Recently, many GPS users have reported intermittent GPS outages in their devices. After investigating, the U.S. government has linked the problem to

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Atkins’ Transportation Experts Win Four Contracts Across Three US States

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:48 — 4.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS24 February 2014 Atkins has won four major transportation contracts across the south-central and south eastern US, which will help accommodate growth, increase traffic

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 Announced By The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 National Surveyors Week will be celebrated nationwide March 17-23, according to the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Hundreds of surveyors nationwide are planning activities, such as talks to school groups, contacts with

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Jay Leno’s Garage Faro 3D Laser Scanner Video

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity Jay Leno's Garage Faro 3D Laser Scanner Video

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with a Jay Leno’s Garage: Faro 3D Laser Scanner video, for your watching pleasure. In this video you’ll find three very familiar names, and maybe one new one: Faro Laser Scanning Autodesk Jay Leno

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: US Historical County and State Boundaries

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity US Historical County and State Boundaries

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with an US Historical County and State Boundaries video, for your watching pleasure.

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Is 2012 When The Housing Market Rebounds?

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Housing Market Improves Recent good news about the US housing market suggest that maybe, just maybe, there is life in this key economic sector, after all. With other parts of the economy now slowing down, like the what was once

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U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Funding for 47 TIGER 2012 Projects as Overwhelming Demand for TIGER Dollars Continues

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U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Funding for 47 TIGER 2012 Projects as Overwhelming Demand for TIGER Dollars Continues WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia will

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Congress Told LightSquared Network Would Cripple GPS Air Traffic Navigation System

Chairman Thomas Petri's Opening Statement at GPS Hearing

THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION HEARING EXAMINES GPS USE IN AVIATION INDUSTRY On Wednesday, February 8, The Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to review of issues associated with protecting and improving our nation’s aviation satellite-based global positioning system infrastructure. Here’s are

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Premier Conference for Surveyors, Engineers, and Mapping Professionals Returns to San Diego

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The Survey Summit to Focus on New and Emerging Technologies January 18, 2012 Redlands, California— For the second consecutive year, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) will join forces with Esri to host the premier event in the surveying

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More Bad News for LightSquared From Sprint and President Obama

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The Bad, The Ugly and The LightScrewed News from around the web today was not good for LightSquared. Earlier this week, I wrote Sprint Grants LightSquared 30 More Days for FCC Approval, Has Another Wheel Fallen Off LightSquared’s Wagon?, and today

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Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt3-3 1973 US Army Video

Cartography The Mapmaking Process 1973 US Army

Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt3-3 1973 US Army Part 3 of 3 of video from 1973 produced by the US Army on the mapmaking process. “EXPLAINS THE THEORY OF MAPMAKING, AND ILLUSTRATES THE METHODS AND TECHNIQUES USED TO PRODUCE MAPS;

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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HITS 17-MONTH HIGH IN NOVEMBER WITH MONTHLY GAINS IN ALL SEGMENTS

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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HITS 17-MONTH HIGH IN NOVEMBER WITH MONTHLY GAINS IN ALL SEGMENTS BUT PUBLIC SPENDING DOWN 5.3 PERCENT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR Date: January 3, 2012 Both Single- and Multifamily Homebuilding Improve from October and Year Ago; Private Nonresidential Increases

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Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt2-3 1973 US Army Video

Cartography The Mapmaking Process 1973 US Army

Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt2-3 1973 US Army Part 2 of 3 of video from 1973 produced by the US Army on the mapmaking process. “EXPLAINS THE THEORY OF MAPMAKING, AND ILLUSTRATES THE METHODS AND TECHNIQUES USED TO PRODUCE MAPS;

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Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt1-3 1973 US Army Video

Cartography The Mapmaking Process 1973 US Army

Cartography: “The Mapmaking Process” pt1-3 1973 US Army Really interesting video from 1973 produced by the US Army on the mapmaking process. “EXPLAINS THE THEORY OF MAPMAKING, AND ILLUSTRATES THE METHODS AND TECHNIQUES USED TO PRODUCE MAPS; PLANNING, SURVEYING, COMPILING,

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New Outlook Report Forecasts Rise in Investment in Equipment and Software in 2012

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New Outlook Report Forecasts Rise in Investment in Equipment and Software in 2012 Washington, DC, Dec. 19, 2011 –- The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) launches its 2012 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook today. The new report, which is focused on the $628

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Releases New Heights of Accuracy for World Topography

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) have collaborated in the development of a much improved global elevation model, the Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010 (GMTED2010). GMTED2010 replaces the widely used, 15-year-old GTOPO30 terrain model

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House Small Business Committee Ask the FCC to Halt Waiver on LightSquared Proposal

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Committee Members Ask the FCC to Halt Waiver on LightSquared Proposal Until Federal Tests Reveal No GPS Interference “LightSquared’s waiver should not be approved until federal tests reveal there will be no interference and unexpected consequences for small businesses.” Washington,

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup October 9, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-09 Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company LightSquared CEO on The Communicators Senator Chuck Grassley Continues to Pursue Information on LightSquared, Agency Interaction Elgin

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Elgin & Knowles-The U.S. Public Land Survey System (PLSS) for Arkansas Reference Book and Manual

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New Reference Book and Manual, The U.S. Public Land Survey System (PLSS)for Arkansas, is now available! At the recent fall conference of the Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors, the reference book and manual, The U.S. Public Land Survey System for Arkansas, was

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