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Exporting offsets from Trimble Rangefinder? [on hold]

I already asked this question at http://www.rpls.com/forums/viewtopic/8/1276880, but didn't get any answer so far. We have the following Trimble devices: GPS Pathfinder Pro, Handheld with TerraSync ...
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How do I merge two data dictionaries using GPS pathfinder

We have two data dictionaries that we would like to merge into one. How is this done in GPS Pathfinder Office?
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Improving Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office and TerraSync coordinate systems workflow?

We have GPS survey projects all over the country (CONUS and OCONUS) and I am wondering what the best practice is for having to deal with multiple coordinate systems. I can go from WGS84 UTM 18N meters ...
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Using Trimble Geoexplorer with EM31 as external sensor

I am using a Trimble Geoexplorer 6000 in conjunction with a Geonics EM-31. The EM-31 communicates conductivity data to the Trimble as an external sensor. It provides conductivity measurements as the ...
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develop own mobile app connecting with external gps receiver

I want to develop a mobile app that can use external GPS as source for collecting high accurate point. And I just found how to connect Trimble R1 or Trimble R2 to android device using bluetooth based ...
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Iterate feature class by Date created to select recent shapefile

I would like to select only newly created shapefile (today's). Every time new shape file are created from trimble pathfinder office which i need to upload to Arcgis server feature class. Model below ...
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Trimble Juno 5B and ArcGIS Integration

I'm extremely new to the GIS field, and have been tasked with purchasing a handheld GPS to work with a future purchase of ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3. I need to know if I can upload points (lat,long, ...
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How to get an ESRI spatial reference in XML for Pathfinder Export?

I am trying to export from Trimble Pathfinder into an ESRI Geodatabase, in UTM10N (EPSG:26910), however I do not have a spatial reference XML setup in the export preferences. I looked into how to get ...
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Trimble Access vs. TerraFlex: Which is simpler for creating data entry forms? [closed]

I am working on an archaeological project and need to create forms for users in the field to use and take photos. I am renting a Trimble GNSS unit and can get Trimble Access for free with the unit, or ...
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Is it possible to use DGPS device to take longitude, latitude and elevation values in local geodetic system (i.e. Indian Geodetic System)?

I want to survey a land in India using Indian Geodetic System (GCS Everest India Nepal ESRI: 37203 or EPSG : 24378). Can I define my own projection system in DGPS, so that it can take values in this ...
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Survey Data to GIS database [closed]

This is a General Question on a possible workflow for Survey Data directly to ArcGIS In most GIS/Survey workflows there is a field collection team and backoffice GIS team. When the availability of ...
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send coordinates from trimble controller via bluetooth to android app

I'm trying to figure out how to set up a connexion between a Trimble R4/R8 controller and an android app. This connection is supposed to allow me to do an RTK coordinates survey i.e :when i choose to ...
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Does the Trimble GeoXT 2008 (3000 series) work with ArcPad 10?

I've been looking around and I've found some info on the 6000 series...however, nothing much on the 3000 series. My main concern is the firmware on the GeoXT 3000 is not compatible with the ArcPad 10....
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Trimble Net R9 Base Station Receiver File Structure

We just installed our new GPS Base Station Net R9 receiver that replaced our old 5700 receiver. The old 5700 used Trimble's GPS Base software, which the new Net R9 does not. My first problem that I ...
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Sub-meter Bluetooth GPS units and ESRI Collector App

We have been using Trimble XT/XH for years now, but we are at a time when we need to upgrade and do not want to drop another $8000 for another Trimble that only causes us headaches and not very user ...
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Trimble Nomad and ArcPad gwes.exe Error

On my Trimble Nomad, I have ArcPad 8 and windows mobile 8. The handheld has been working great up until recently. The machine has been very choppy and slow and when I go to add a point or really do ...
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Feature unclasses unavailable for export in Trimble Positions?

I'm trying to create a project with Trimble Positions but I can't because all of the data is unavailable because of "unsupported workspace". What does this mean and how can I fix it?
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Conflicting WGS84 coordinates between Trimble and Garmin GPS receivers

I am a contractor at a government facility in Nevada. We have our own in-house survey department who, for a number of reasons, still uses NAD27 State Plane Coordinates (Nevada Central Zone 2702) in ...
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How to use an existing data dictionary with a new shapefile in pathfinder office?

when importing a new shapefile in pathfinder office to later be exported to the trimble geoxt, and selecting the option to import with an existing data dictionary does there need to be some common ...
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why won't the view options for the attribute table under “data; existing file” window not display with Trimble GeoXT?

I'm using the Trimble GeoXT and TerraSync version 5.3. I'm in TerraSync under Data -> Existing File -> and chose a shapefile to open up and view. It immediately displays the attribute table, however, ...
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Transferring coded domain alias names to Trimble data dictionary for GPS updates

I am using a Trimble GeoXH unit along with TerraSync and Pathfinder Office to update the positions of assets in our water district that have never been GPS'd (they were brought in from CAD drawings, ...
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uploading data to trimble via pathfinder

I was sent via email many different file formats: .dd, .gic, .gip, .gis, .giw, .gix, .obs, .obx, .car I need to upload this to my trimble to go out and complete a survey. How do you create one "...
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ArcPad 10 - VBScript Error 800A0046 [closed]

A colleague asked me to install ArcPad 10 on his Trimble JUNO 3B. He runs an application with scripts that produce messages when the GPS is turned off. The script works fine on his Trimble Nomad - ...
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What is the difference between loading a background file or a data file onto a Trimble unit?

I am curious what the difference is between loading a background file and a data file onto a Trimble in Terrasync, as both seem to be able to display a .shp file. Is it that a data file can then be ...
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Access Trimble GPS on ArcGIS Engine App

I have a Trimble Yuma tablet running Windows 7. I need to build an application that allows viewing of points on a map and editing of a geodatabase (feature layers and tables). I'm hoping to use ...
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Compatibility issue between TerraSync 5.41 and Pathfinder 5.70?

I use a Geoexplorer 6000 series for work quite a bit. Recently my Geoexplorer stopped being able to read shapefiles from my Pathfinder Office. I checked and my employer's IT department upgraded my ...
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Is this distribution of GPS positions caused by multipath distortion?

I have some GPS points that are close to where they should be, but not nearly close enough (horizontal precision is around 10 meters). Looking at the positions which comprise these points (there are ...
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Can *.ssf files from Trimble GPS be imported as features to display in ArcMap?

I have not come across *.ssf files before but I believe they are a Trimble GPS binary format. Someone has asked me if these files which he thinks have line/poly features can be imported for display ...
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Can points not in a feature be roped into an existing feature in Trimble Pathfinder?

I am editing a Trimble Pathfinder .cor file to reduce standard deviation on collected points in features and meet govt. standards. Some features have a large standard deviation between contributing ...
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Can I capture shared vertices with a Trimble GPS?

I'm trying to figure out how to use Trimble GeoXT and GeoXH GPS receivers to efficiently capture small farm fields in rural areas. The main issue that I'm struggling with now is trying to deal with ...
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Trimble pathfinder data dictionary default value exclusion

Is it possible to have a numeric attribute in trimble pathfinder without having to use a default value? I am trying to make a numeric attribute compulsory to fill in BUT because the data dictionary ...
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Is there a way to hide certain values in a layer on ArcPad 10.0?

My organization uses Arcpad 10 on a trimble nomad. We have many data points in an environmental survey layer, but I would like to only display points from the last two years on Arcpad to help add ...
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Converting Trimble SSF format to shapefile? [duplicate]

I would like to convert a small amount of data from trimble ssf format to shp format for inclusion in an ArcGIS database. I have been trying to do this for a few months and not success. I have a ...
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Is it possible to append the same type of shape file captured on two different Trimble Juno 3b's with ArcPad 10?

I will soon have access to two Trimble Juno 3b's which will both have ArcPad 10. I have done some practice with one Juno 3b and I am very confident with my ability to use them. All I need to know is ...
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Exporting QGIS polygon shapefiles to Trimble Juno or similar

I am considering buying a Trimble Juno or similar hand-held field computer to assist with vegetation survey. My main need is to be able to see on it shapefile polygons drawn on my home PC in QGIS. I ...
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Regarding processing of GNSS data heights

I have a TRIMBLE GPS receiver and in its data, I am able to derive the ECEF xyz coordinates. My objective is to obtain the orthometric heights, which I could do using the equation h = H + N. My ...
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Trimble GeoXH Geoexplorer 2008 COM1 problem

I am using TerraSync and getting an error: GPS: The COM port is already configured for use by another device. Does anyone know how to correct this so I can start using my bluetooth connection ...
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Differential correction error

I am trying to differentially correct a shape I collect with a Trimble Juno handheld in Terrasync. The file displays fine in GPS Pathfinder Office, but when I differentially correct it, the .cor file ...
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Lat/Long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary

Is it possible to add beginning and end point lat/long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary before collecting data in the field?
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WGS 84 - NAD 83 with a twist

I have a dataset of GPS field point collected received in WGS 84 but displayed in NAD 83 UTM. I used a field point to inform a total station for a reference starting point, so all my total station ...
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Differential Correction Wizard Doesn't Pop Up?

Any Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office users out there ever run into this problem? When I try to run the differential correction wizard the program stutters for a brief second then nothing happens. All ...
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Terrasync COM Port Unavailable

I have a Trimble GeoExplorer Series GeoXM that runs Windows PocketPC version 4.2 (Built March 15 2004 for a bit more resolution there). Lately when the unit has been out on a job it will periodically ...
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Fixed Scale / Fixed Zoom in eCognition

I'm wondering if there is any option in eCognition Developer / Architect were I can control Zoom or Scale Factors. It's necessary for my work that I use the same scale for all processing steps.
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Mapping Trails with GPS - Hardware Suggestions

I have been hired to map about 100km of XC ski trails. I am super proficient in GIS but have not done any detailed GPS work since college when I worked with some sort of Trimble explorers. This is a ...
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Loading Satellite Imagery Into Trimble GeoExplorer

How would I go about loading satellite imagery in TIFF format as a background file or image into my Trimble GeoExplorer?
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Coordinate display in Terrasync

I'm using Terrasync on a Trimble GeoXH 6000 - set for WGS 84 and UTM. It acquires satellites fine, but instead of displaying my current location in UTMS, the skyplot screen shows "12RVU" and then a ...
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Import Trimble Data without Pathfinder

I don't have Pathfinder on my computer. I need to pull data off of my Trimble unit (Geoexplorer 6000 series) and save it on an external hard drive or USB key, without using Pathfinder. This way, I can ...
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Trimble GPS data is not displaying in ArcMap attribute table

I am currently having difficulty trouble shooting a problem. While using a TRIMBLE GEOXH (GeoExplorer 2008 Series) I have the problem of missing data after exporting it to ArcMap from my GPS receiver. ...
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Is it possible to display labels in background files (.imp) on Trimble GPS units?

I have been trying to figure out if this is possible for a while now. I know if you load a file in as a data file, you can click on a feature and the label will pop up. However, you cannot view a data ...
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Designing ArcPad Quickforms to Collect Biological Data?

I am trying to design a Quickform in ArcPad 10.2 to enable efficient capture of biological survey information in the field on a Trimble Juno 3D. I am currently investigating using the Form Creation ...