[OSM-talk] satellite Imagery missing
lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Thu Sep 22 06:39:55 BST 2011
On Wed, 2011-09-21 at 14:18 +0100, John Sturdy wrote:
> > it is dead easy - just point it at the target and click - it gives
> > distance.
> So do you get the distance from two known points, and triangulate by
> distance, or do you use distance and bearing from one known point, or
> something else?
we get the approximate dimensions and location with gps - the range
finder gives the exact dimensions.
> And I'd be worried about "being brought to the attention of the
> authorities" for being seen pointing lasers at infrastructural things
> such as electricity pylons --- do people tend to complain about having
> their buildings etc visibly surveyed? (I'm a newbie at all this, my
> only experience of potential problems has been that I could see that
> people were wondering what I was doing when I was walking around
> writing down house numbers.) Or does a hi-vis jacket make it all
> alright ;-) ?
this is country specific. Most people tend to think a range finder is a
camera or binoculars.
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