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Determining the Correct Base Antenna Calibration File

There are many different manufacturers of base stations and base antenna calibration files available. It is important to choose the correct antenna calibration file for ASP Suite processing. This is a quick guide to help determine the correct calibration file. First, open up a RINEX file derived from the base. In the header of the…

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GNSS Antenna Lever Arm Offsets

The purpose of lever arm offsets are to transfer the position received at the GNSS antenna, to the camera sensor. This article explains how these measurements are referenced in ASPSuite. If you are using an AirGon supplied antenna mount, the default offsets in ASPSuite should be used. Z Offset Starts at antenna phase center (3…

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Reckon: Email not received after resetting password.

When you reset your account password, an automated email is sent from DoNotReply@Geocue.com with the new password.  Below are possible reasons for why you did not receive this email. Probable solution #1:  This email was sent to your spam or junk email folder . Check your spam folder or junk email folder for this email.…

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Breaklines in LP360- Part 3

Introduction to Part 3: In the last part of this series, we discussed in some detail how a Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) can be constrained by features external to the point cloud model such as lines, points and polygons.  In this month’s edition, we will look at contours and how LP360 can extract elevation information…

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Breaklines in LP360- Part 2

This article is a continuation of the discussion of breaklines in LP360 (the standalone version). In last month’s installment, we discussed the overall concept of data modeling, especially the Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN). In this installment, I will discuss the general concept of adding constraints in the form of breaklines to these models. In future…

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Breaklines in LP360 – Part I

Prolog: I am writing a new whitepaper on model constraints in LP360 (any reference to LP360 where I do not add the term “for ArcGIS,” I am talking about the standalone version. This document is extracted and heavily revised from a series of articles that I wrote for the GeoCue Group Newsletter in 2013. The…

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Using FileZilla to Exchange Files with GeoCue Group Support

At times while working with GeoCue Group Support it may become necessary to exchange large files or large numbers of files. We suggest the use of an FTP Client to make this easier. If you don’t have your own, or are not familiar with using an FTP client we suggest using the FileZilla project. FileZilla…

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zLAS File Format

Files with a zLAS extension are usually the ESRI proprietary LAS compression format. The ESRI LAS Optimizer improves archiving, sharing, and use of LAS format LIDAR. Optimization is accomplished in several ways: Lossless compression Spatial indexing Statistics generation The compression ratio the optimizer can achieve is typically much better than generic compressors. This is because…

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Mapping the Battle of Gettysburg – Little Round Top Revealed

GeoCue Group recently partnered with the National Park Service (NPS) in a pilot project to assess culturally significant areas within Gettysburg National Military Park using small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). The area of interest (AOI) for this project was the western face of Little Round Top. Little Round Top was the location of a defensive…

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Downloading CSV, PDF, and Layers from Reckon

To download data from Reckon,  first select the date from the drop down menu that corresponds to the data you wish to download.  The layers associated with this date should be displayed in the Table of Contents on the left side of your screen.  Left-click the layer name and select from the list of options…

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