April 2019 Newsletter- Build your own Base Station GPS GNSS GIS

April 2019 Newsletter: Build your own Base Station

Eos newsletter feature story
April 2019 Newsletter- Build your own Base Station GPS GNSS GIS

Eos Newsletter April 2019 Feature Story:

City of Gastonia Public Utility Department Looks to the Future of GIS with Arrow 100 for Valve Exercising

Two Rivers Utilities added hundreds of valves to its GIS as part of a new valve-exercising program, intended to reduce service interruptions and modernize valve-tracing on the Esri ArcGIS platform.

See how they found 400 valves in the first 2 years of the 6-year project …

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China launches new GEO BeiDou satellite

GPS World
“It is the 44th satellite of the BDS satellite family and the first BDS-3 satellite in inclined geosynchronous Earth orbit.”
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Benefits coming from GPS III constellation

GPS World
“GPS III satellites will offer triple the accuracy and eight times the anti-jamming capabilities of the satellites currently comprising the U.S. Air Force’s GPS constellation.”
Read more …

Harris Corporation to Provide New Fully Digital Signals Under $243 Million GPS III Follow-on Contract

The deal provides most powerful, reliable and flexible GPS technology yet while extending a 40-plus-year legacy of GPS payload technology.
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Second Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite For The U.S. Air Force Arrives In Cape Canaveral For July Launch

Lockheed Martin
“Satellite Will Bring New Technology and Capabilities To Modernize the GPS Constellation”
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NGS releases beta coordinates and multi-year CORS solution

GPS World
“NGS announced the release of the beta version of the hybrid geoid model GEOID18 and, on Feb. 15, NGS officially released the Beta CORS ITRF2014 coordinates and velocities.”

Read more …

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request Focuses on GPS IIIF, Boosts Money for User Equipment

Inside GNSS
“The recently released White House budget request includes money to buy the first of the GPS III follow-on satellites (GPS IIIF) and a nearly 30 percent increase in the budget for M-code capable user equipment in fiscal year 2020.”
Read more …

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Key technical tips from Eos Technical Support Manager Alvaro. Have a question?

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Alvaro’s March Topics:


How to Set Up Your Arrow Gold as a Base Station

To set up your Arrow Gold as a base station, and broadcast your own corrections instead of using someone else’s RTK network, you’ll need an Arrow Gold, Windows PC, Eos Utility and a few other items.

This article shows you how …

Apple iOS bluetooth disconnect issue

Alert: Bluetooth Disconnection Issue for Some iOS® v.12.2 Users

Follow these steps if you are using an iOS 12.2 device and experiencing an Arrow Bluetooth disconnection issue. Eos is working with Apple on a permanent fix.

Here is a temporary solution …

Current GNSS Constellation Status:

GNSS satellite constellation update from Eos Positioning Systems for April 24, 2019
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Orthometric heights in Collector Aurora Esri ArcGIS

VIDEO: How to Record Orthometric Heights in the New Esri Collector (v18.1.0)

We’re repeating this popular video. See how to log real-time orthometric heights in Esri Collector v18.1.0 in this breezy, 4-minute how-to video. Watch now

pdf - ortho in aurora

PDF: How to Record Orthometric Heights in the New Esri Collector (v.18.1.0)

Screenshots and simple steps explain real-time orthometric heights collection in Esri Collector. Download the PDF …