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I have a grower that has a FM 750 and is trying to make points in a field. When finished he takes the file out of the display and goes to his computer and he can bring up the points in the right field using Google Maps.

When he tries to lay the points in QGIS the points are more then a mile off from his field or show up in another field. Guess what I'm looking for is a support number to get a hold of to visit about this or if the display and the QGIS systems are not compatible.

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*not compatable. (sorry left that part out.) –  Chris Ryan Jan 2 '13 at 20:11
    
What projection is set in QGIS? - The Trimble FM 750 looks like this trimble.com/agriculture/cfx-750.aspx requires trimble.com/agriculture/CorrectionServices/… CenterPoint RX –  Mapperz Jan 2 '13 at 20:20
    
ok so this is the first time dealing with this. I am trying to get sertifide with Trimble water managment so im a green horn at this. Where can i find the projections in the QGIS? And what settings do you think we should be running them at. They did get it to work with Arc GIS but had to do a lot of math to get it to work. –  Chris Ryan Jan 2 '13 at 21:18
    
Where in the world are you? Try UTM WGS84 as a setting. Also what options are there for export of data? –  Willy Jan 2 '13 at 22:32
    
Along the Kansas and Nebraska Line. Are you aksing what are we tryingn to export out of the FM750? –  Chris Ryan Jan 2 '13 at 22:48
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Also make sure the GPS receiver is set to the right UTM zone. Probably 14N unless you're very far east along the KS/NE line.

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The Grower had done this before with a diffrent set up and he said that we are supost to use the NAD83/UTM14N –  Chris Ryan Jan 3 '13 at 18:24
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