ADU 1330: Can you use RTK without GCPs?

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On today’s show we discuss about RTKs, GCPs and mapping accuracy and conducting successful mapping missions.

Join us for today’s episode where we discuss mapping in detail and go over the need for using RTK, GCPs. Our question from John today is about knowing more on RTKs, GCP and mapping data accuracy. Thanks for the question John, there has always been the need for pilots to be mindful of the many parameters for obtaining great mapping data and in today’s podcast we go over all of them. We address John’s question on using RTK without GCPs and provide the process for executing a perfect mapping mission and gather accurate data.

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[01:55] Overview of today’s episode on GCP, Mapping, data acquisition accuracy
[03:33] Today’s question on GCP, RTK and accurate data collection
[06:20] Marking GCP and the process involved
[14:01] Using an RTK unit and steps to obtain data accurately

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