range pole


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range pole

[′rānj ‚pōl]
(engineering)

range rod, range pole

A wood, fiberglass, aluminum, or steel lining pole used by surveyors as a sighting rod for locating points or directions of lines in marking alignment; approx. 1 in. (2.5 cm) thick and 6 to 10 ft (approx. 2 to 3 m) long; usually painted with alternate red and white bands.
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For example, a grade checker can mount the SPS985 to an ATV and easily conduct site topos, check as-builts and verify road centerlines where it is not easy or safe to walk with a range pole.
The receiver can be configured with all the components and mounted on a lightweight range pole or worn with the belt pouch.
The antenna can be used on a range pole, mounted on a vehicle,
By reducing size and weight over 65%, and eliminating cables, external batteries, external antennas and a backpack, it's the world's first real-time GPS surveying system that's all on a range pole.
The integrated design means that, for real-time GPS surveys, only one cable extends from the surveyor to the range pole.
Set up the range poles that mark where the danger zone is and sound the warning buzzer when you start to radiate.