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Verification of applicability of the Trimble RTX satellite technology with xFill function in establishing surveying control networks

Robert Krzyżek
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  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining Surveying and Environmental Engineering, Department of Geomatics 30 Mickiewicza Al., 30-059 Krakow, Poland
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Published Online: 2013-12-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/geocart-2013-0014


The paper presents the results of real time measurements of test geodetic control network points using the RTK GPS and RTX Extended technologies. The Trimble RTX technology uses the xFill function, which enables real measurements without the need for constant connection with the ASG EUPOS system reference stations network. Comparative analyses of the results of measurements using the methods were performed and they were compared with the test control network data assumed to be error-free. Although the Trimble RTX technology is an innovative measurement method which is rarely used now, the possibilities it provides in surveying works, including building geodetic control networks, are satisfactory and it will certainly contribute to improving the organisation of surveying works.


W pracy przedstawiono wyniki pomiarów w czasie rzeczywistym punktów osnowy testowej z wykorzystaniem technologii RTK GPS oraz RTX Extended. W technologii Trimble RTX wykorzystano funkcję xFill, która daje możliwości realnego wykonywania pomiaru bez konieczności stałej łączności z siecią stacji referencyjnych systemu ASG EUPOS. Wykonano analizy porównawcze wyników pomiaru między metodami oraz odniesiono je do danych osnowy testowej, przyjętych za bezbłędne. Choć technologia Trimble RTX jest innowacyjną metodą pomiaru i jeszcze rzadko stosowaną, to możliwości jakie daje w realizacjach prac geodezyjnych, w tym zakładaniu osnów pomiarowych, są bardzo zadawalające i z pewnością przyczyni się do jeszcze lepszej i bardziej ekonomicznej organizacji prac geodezyjnych.

Keywords : RTK GPS; RTX; Trimble xFill; geodetic control network

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Published Online: 2013-12-31

Published in Print: 2013-12-01

Citation Information: Geodesy and Cartography, ISSN (Print) 2080-6736, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/geocart-2013-0014. Export Citation

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