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SmartFix New Ports: Important Update

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SmartFix New Ports
SmartFix New Ports Opened to Ensure Coordinate Alignment with LINZ SmartFix site coordinates are now calculated as part of the National adjustment. This ensures the SmartFix reference stations’ status as 3rd order marks. In order for your rover to stay aligned you need to transition to the new ports. The… Read More

Choosing the Closest SmartFix Mountpoint

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SmartFix New Ports
For survey customers it is vital to select a SmartFix Mountpoint that is closest to your working area. By selecting the closest Mountpoint you improve the likelihood of obtaining a good GNSS fix, reduce the need for doing a site localization and most importantly minimise the distance dependent error in… Read More

Checking the Status of a SmartFix Reference Station

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SmartFix New Ports
If you are experiencing problems connecting to Mountpoint in the field [or the office] it is good to be able to identify where the problem could be. The first step in identifying a problem is to confirm whether the SmartFix Reference Station you have connected to is actually available for… Read More

Are you ready for GPS week rollover?

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GPS week rollover
Leica Geosystems is constantly working on software advancements to improve performance from the latest GNSS signals in order to increase user experience, productivity and compatibility. These improvements are passed onto Leica users as software upgrades for our latest GNSS products and also as updates to manage any major signal changes… Read More

New SmartFix Reference Stations in the North Island

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It is exciting to be able to continue to grow the SmartFix reference station network. In the last few weeks two new stations have been made active in Kerikeri (GSKK) and Whangarei (GSWR). The GSWR has been established to help overcome some of the problems associated with the location where… Read More

Are You Putting Off Equipment Repairs?

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Survey and construction equipment is built rugged by design. It has to be tough to withstand the dust, water, and other rigours of use in outdoor construction environments. With that in mind, servicing equipment regularly still plays a large part in ensuring the longevity of it’s working life. To keep… Read More

Auckland Airport Joins SmartFix Network

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Smartfix Network
NEW GSAA – Auckland Airport Site. We’re pleased to announce an important new addition to the SmartFix network with a new station at Auckland Airport. The new GSAA – Auckland Airport station is now live and will improve accuracy and performance for the many surveyors working in the area. We… Read More

SmartFix Gains LINZ Third Order Status

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Third Order Status
Good news! We’ve begun the process of gaining accredited Land Information New Zealand [LINZ] third order status for the SmartFix reference stations. LINZ orders are classifications based on the quality of the coordinate in relation to the datum (tier) and in relation to other surrounding marks (class) and are part… Read More

SmartFix New Christchurch Site

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Our Christchurch office has moved to a new, larger premises at Unit 6/2 Distribution Lane, Sockburn. As a result we’ve established a new SmartFix Christchurch site at the new building which is now broadcasting on the same ports as GSCH. The new Christchurch site is GSCC. The current Christchurch site… Read More

IP Ratings Explained [Chart]

IP Rating
All construction and survey equipment is awarded an IP Rating [Ingress Protection Rating] which essentially rates how waterproof and dust proof the housing is. It’s considered to be a rating of ruggedness and if the equipment will stand up to the conditions of operating outside in all weather conditions and… Read More