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NOAA Datums Videos 2014

Differential correction with NA2011 and the newest epoch of NAD83

See our and Datums Basics and GPS Tutorials for the long-awaited results of months of rigorous testing and peer review

Trimble Positions software has replaced Trimble GPS Analyst in ArcGIS 10.1

ALASKA GPS and GIS users - check out Joel Cusick's Datum and Projections presentation Feb 2013

ArcGIS 10.1 - New and Cool improvements see Presentation from Melita Kennedy, ESRI : Projections and Datums Dec 2012

Home GPS Field Guides ArcPad: Where's the Beep?
ArcPad: Where's the Beep? PDF Print E-mail

The first thing ArcPad users ask is: "How do I know I am collecting data?"

These easy instructions guide you in the installation of a small applet to enable ArcPad-users to beep while GPS positions are being recorded for features.  This helps ArcPad users know when the software is actively collecting data. It also makes the ArcPad learning curve a little less steep for those coming to ArcPad from a TerraSync background.


Installation instructions

1. Download the BEEP script  for ArcPad 7.1 or ArcPad 8.0

2. In the ArcPad, the applets path must be : Tools -> Options -> Paths Tab  This verifies that ArcPad will look for the Sounds.apa applet in the correct location.

3. Exit out of ArcPad (File/Exit)

Make sure the software is not just minimized but truly not running


4. Unzip the attached zip file

5. Connect mobile device to desktop/laptop via ActiveSync

6. Copy the 2 .wav files and the  .apa applet file to this mobile device path: \ProgramFiles\ArcPad\Applets

7. Restart ArcPad

8.  Turned up the volume to hear the effects of this script

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Chad Minteer, Electronic Data Solutions, for the script and its free distribution.