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Loki – Septentrio Wide-Band Interference Mitigation Option

There is an option in the ASP Suite Loki update dialog to turn on/off wide-band interference mitigation of the Septentrio. Below are screenshots showing how to change these settings. Please follow the instructions in the pop-up window before clicking “Yes” on the dialog:

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LP360 Tool Guides

There are many tools and keyboard shortcuts that exist within the LP360 product suite, including LP360 for ArcGIS, LP360 for Windows, LP360 for sUAS, and LP360 for GeoCue. Remembering all of them and where to find them may prove difficult, particularly for beginner or casual users. To help we’ve created tool guides that provide the…

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Loki™ – Frequently Asked Questions

General:  What is Loki? Loki is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Post-Process Kinematic (PPK) direct geopositioning hardware & software solution for low cost DJI drones as well as custom drones using digital single lens reflex (DSLR) cameras such as Nikon, Canon, Sony, etc.  It is aimed at the high accuracy drone mapping community.  …

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ASPSuite: Error: No external camera events found!

Problem: During step 4 of the workflow there is an ASPSuite notification stating, “Error: No external camera events found!”. Probable Resolution #1: Verify that you’ve used the correct Loki MEP workflow. http://support.geocue.com/forums/topic/which-loki-mep-interface-workflow-should-i-use/ Probable Resolution #2: When using the DJI USB Cable workflow it is important to remember that you need to download the applicable DAT…

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Ephemeris and Navigation Data Files

During processing in ASPSuite, two files are obtained as part of the “Auto-download” step on the ephemeris tab: an ephemeris (sp3) file and a broadcast (brdc*.YYn) navigation file. ASP Suite versions 2017.2.77.0 and earlier only display (and allow browsing) to the ephemeris file. 2017.2.78.0 and later allow both files to be browsed or auto-downloaded. If…

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Base Antenna Calibration

In ASPSuite, the Enable Base Antenna Calibration option uses an *.atx file to set custom offsets for the brand and model of the base station used. At https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/ANTCAL/, a user may navigate to “Browse Antenna Information by Manufacturer and Model” and select the brand from the dropdown menu. Next, find the correct model and right…

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Determine Shutter Interval

    Airgon generally recommends using a shutter interval (amount of time the shutter is open) of 1/800th second for typical drone mapping flight plans.  However, as flight speed increases and/or GSD decreases, a faster shutter speed (shorter shutter interval) may be required to prevent motion blur. The proper shutter interval for a situation can…

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AirGon Quick Tip

If you are not accustomed to survey techniques, this is a quick tip for speeding up visits to repetitive sites. The AirGon Loki Direct Geopositioning system is a huge time saver when it comes to drone survey work.  Loki reduces or eliminates the need for ground control points (but please, always have a reliable way…

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