GPS system

The group owns a GPS system that allows obtaining precise topographic measurements anywhere on the Earth’s surface.

The system is a Trimble GPS composed by:

  • Pro XRT Receiver
  • Tornado Antenna
  • Juno 5D handheld with Terrasync centimeter edition software
  • Trimble LaserAce 1000 Rangefinder

Starting January 2015, we also have available a 3-years subscription to Omnistar G2 Global.

OmniSTAR G2 represents the most recent advancement in OmniSTAR subscription service offerings. It is a worldwide dual frequency high-accuracy solution which uses Orbit and Clock correction data. OmniSTAR G2 includes GLONASS satellites and GLONASS correction data in the solution. The addition of GLONASS to the solution significantly increases the number of satellites available which is useful when faced with conditions that limit satellite visibility, such as terrain, vegetation or buildings. OmniSTAR G2 service provides short-term accuracy of 1-2 inches and long term repeatability of better than 10 centimerers, 95%CEP. It is especially suited for operations in areas where trees or buildings may block the view of the sky.


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