App for helping to run a power line through forest

“Wondering if you have an iPhone app for an iPhone 7 that can help me mark a perfectly straight line through the forest. I need to mark and cut down 300 meters of forest 20 ft wide perfectly straight between two points to run a new power line.”

Yes, we have apps that can let you create a straight line between two points through the forest. However, the accuracy of your work is determined by the GPS receiver used.

Do you have the Latitudes and Longitudes for the two points that will serve as the starting and ending points? If not, then you will need to determine their GPS positions. Our GPS/GIS data collection apps provide functions to do so.

Our apps provide a function to let you draw the straight line between the two points. You could also use them to create the boundary lines for the swath you plan to cut.

The Line Stakeout function in our apps can display how far you are from a line. It can be set up to beep whenever you are within a specified distance from the line.

The GPS that comes with the iPhone devices are not accurate. Some users use an external Bluetooth GPS to pair with their iPhone or iPad device. The Bad Elf 2200 GPS Pro and Dual XGPS-150A claim 2 m – 5 m accuracy. Is this good enough for your application?

If you need to have sub-meter accuracy, then you will need to use a GPS receiver that provides that level of accuracy, such as the EOS Arrow 100 or the iSXBlue II.

Assuming you have the proper GPS receiver, then you could run iCMTGIS III on your iPhone to do the job.

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