Survey Camp

Survey Camps are part of surveying and Geospatial Engineering courses GMAT3150 and GMAT4150 Field Projects held at Berry Sport and Recreation Centre (Berry NSW, south coast). GMAT3150 is a 5-day off campus extensive practical training. The aim is to broaden and deepen the knowledge of surveying instrumentation, field methods, and surveying software in a team of 3-4 students and various tasks. A specific task at higher level is usually be carried out by 4th year students enrolled in GMAT4150. The site photo below was taken using a drone during UAS aerial photogrammetry practice in July 2016.

This location is within restricted airspace R421A. A Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for this airspace provides activation time frames. No drone/RPAS operations are permitted if the airspace is activated. It is usually between 22-11 UTC time. Please note that NSW is in +10 time zone or +11 for EDST. The current NOTAM can be obtained from National Aeronautical Information Processing System (NAIPS) website https://www.airservicesaustralia.com/naips/Briefing/Location. YSNW, NWX and TSX should be inquired on NAIPS website. Here is an example of a NOTAM:

R421A ACT (RA1)
    SFC TO FL125
    FROM 03 032200 TO 03 080230
       1903032200 TO 1903041100
       1903042200 TO 1903051100
       1903052200 TO 1903061100
       1903062200 TO 1903071100
       1903072200 TO 1903080230