Can I Survey with a GPS System on an ATV?

Question:
I am trying to decide what services we are going to offer clients to start.  We are considering equipping an ATV with a GPS system in order to do the initial mapping, to see what kind of response we get to this product before we go to the expense of upgrading to full out GPS systems on our scrappers, will this work?

Answer:
Yes. However if you are going to go landforming I recommend you survey with the same equipment and firmware. There can be subtle differences in the how different systems interpret and translate the GPS coordinates.


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