Jerry McGray, RPLS

Jerry McGray has been a managing principal of McGray & McGray Land Surveyors for 20 years, including nine years as GPS project manager. He conducts seminars on and has authored dozens of articles about GPS and geodetic surveying. He also acts as POB's editorial director and serves on POB's Editorial Advisory Board.


Geodetic Surveying Made Plain

Private eye-man meets plain truth.
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Geodetic Surveying Made Plain: Where's north?

Retired Texas surveyor Billy Priest tells the story of a survey he conducted in a remote area of Texas some years ago.
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RPLS.COM Connection

The forum for surveyors.
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Web Exclusive: Plotters for Surveyors and Engineers

Inkjet technology dominates market.
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Editor’s Note

One year can teach you a lot.
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Editor’s Note

That bromide is probably true in most any field of endeavor, but I am constantly reminded that in the world of surveying, rare indeed is the day that passes without opportunities for learning.
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<b>Geodetic Surveying Made Plain</b>

Your geodetic surveying reporter visited the ESRI User Conference in San Diego in July, and the scales falling from his eyes got all over his brogans. The convention was dazzling; there’s no other word for it.
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Geographic Calculator, Version 5.0 from Blue Marble Geographics is a multi-faceted utility program for working with coordinates from different systems.
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Geodetic Surveying Made Plain

This is the third in a series of columns about the practical aspects of geodetic surveying for the ordinary practitioner.
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Product Profile

This month's featured product is Crain's Tri-Max.
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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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