Articles by Frank Willis

Is this legal?

I am seeing a lot of recent Certificates of Surveys stamped and signed by Louisiana Professional Surveyors for rights of way and servitudes with ties to section corners, etc, and these surveys, although stamped and signed, have a statement on them that they do NOT comply with the BOR Minimum Standards. Can anyone enlighten me on this? 
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Fraud?

Posted By frank willis on 9/22/2009 at 4:16 PM I did a survey for a person on a piece of land in 2007 and provided initally a preliminary plat with
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Rittenhouse Compass

Posted By Frank Willis on 9/11/2008 at 8:44 PM I happened upon two Rittenhouse--Potts survey compasses dated around 1797 and bought them both. One is the vernier type. They arrived
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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.

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In this February 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at how reflectorless total station monitoring proves invaluable for two complex watermain installation projects. Also, read our new studying revealing trends in laser scanning among surveying professionals.

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As new information about unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) use comes out just about every day, new conferences are popping up for 2015. Will you attend one of these events?
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