CORS Coordinates

August 22, 2010
It is my understanding that the NGS will be rolling out the “Multiyear CORS Solution” in about a month (or so). This will involve several CHANGES to life as we currently know it.
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2009 Manual 3-114

April 14, 2010
Posted By Loyal Olson on 4/13/2010 at 7:12 PMSome years back (see “C ¼ and Curves” 1/3/2006) I started a thread that talked about the “straight lines” run between opposing ¼ Corners to
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Aerial Targets

March 22, 2010
Posted By Loyal Olson on 3/21/2010 at 12:20 PMOkay, I apologize in advance for the SIZE of these photo's, but I wanted to get enough detail to show the “chicken-wire.”I have been using
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Scaling SPC to surface

March 12, 2010
Posted By Loyal Olson on 3/11/2010 at 9:56 PMOkay sports fans, simple question:When you SCALE your NAD83 State Plane Coordinates to the “surface” using a combined average factor (CAF), how many of you also SCALE your NAVD88
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"GPS Coordinates"

January 21, 2009
Posted By Loyal Olson on 1/20/2009 at 3:34 PMWayne Griffin made an interesting (and probably insightful) comment below:“What is kinda spooky to me is how we've gotten to almost take
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Serious "calibration" question (long).

November 26, 2008
Posted By Loyal Olson on 11/25/2008 at 1:28 PMOky Doky...this is actually a serious question for those who actually UNDERSTAND what a “calibration” ACTUALLY does internally (which I readily admit
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Gradation anomoly

August 18, 2008
Posted By Loyal Olson on 8/17/2008 at 1:19 PM Okay, so I get 2 emails this morning asking "what are you talking about?" in reguard to my post below about
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Trivia (and much-much more)

August 4, 2008
Posted By Loyal Olson on 8/3/2008 at 11:54 AM   I'm sure links to this article have been posted before, but here it is again.   First a quote from
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Survey Foot vs. International Foot

July 21, 2008
Posted By Loyal Olson on 7/20/2008 at 12:16 PM   The variance between the US Survey Foot and International Foot comes up from time to time here on the board,
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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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