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The GPS Observer

If you were called upon to use static GPS methods to establish geodetic control that meets Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee (FGCS) standards...
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GIAA Mailbag: Steady Poles and Li-ion Batteries

Tool tips on steady poles and Lithium-ion batteries.
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GIAA Mailbag: On Tripod Maintenance and Reflectorless EDM Technology

What should I be doing to maintain my tripod?
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The GPS Observer

GPS modernization.
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GIAA Mailbag: On Automatic Levels and Surveying Systems

Tool tips on tapping automatic levels and the definition of a surveying system.
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The GPS Observer

The North American Datum of 1983 Outside of North America, Part 2 of 2
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GIAA Mailbag: On GPS Antenna Phase Error

Tool tips.
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GIAA Mailbag: On GPS Accuracy

Tool tips.
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GIAA Mailbag: On Electronic Compensator Adjustment and Maximum Electronic Angle Accuracy Error

Tool tips on electronic compensator adjustment and maximum electronic angle accuracy error.
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The GPS Observer

The North American Datum of 1983 outside of North America: Part 1 of 2.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB December 2014 Cover

2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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