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Survey Perspectives – Late May 2008

May 19, 2008 - By

It's going to be a few years and then some before we can take advantage of L5. And when the time comes it may require an investment in new hardware, even if the receiver you have today claims to be compatible. Nevertheless, it will be a boon to the high-precision user. read more

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Survey Perspectives – Early May 2008

May 6, 2008 - By

A functioning Galileo system may still be some years away - current projections that plan on having a full satellite constellation in orbit within five years may prove wishful thinking. Nevertheless, Galileo can mean nothing but good things for survey and construction, and the sooner it gets here, the better. read more

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