NBS Special Publication, Issue 254

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918

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Page 143 - The custody, maintenance, and development of the national standards of measurement, and the provision of means and methods for making measurements consistent with those standards, including the comparison of standards used in scientific investigations, engineering, manufacturing, commerce, and educational institutions with the standards adopted or recognized by the Government.
Page 88 - Justice by other agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission, which have primary responsibility for consumer protection activities.
Page 16 - ... (3) The right to choose -- to be assured, wherever possible, access to a variety of products and services at competitive prices; and in those industries in which competition is not workable and Government regulation is substituted, an assurance of satisfactory quality and service at fair prices. (4) The right to be heard - - to be assured that consumer interests will receive full and sympathetic consideration in the formulation of Government policy, and fair and expeditious treatment in its administrative...
Page 143 - ... methods and instruments for testing materials, devices, and structures; advisory services to government agencies on scientific and technical problems; invention and development of devices to serve special needs of the Government; and the development of standard practices, codes, and specifications. The work includes basic and applied research, development, engineering, instrumentation, testing, evaluation, calibration services, and various consultation and information services.
Page 140 - In genera], each section carries out specialized research, development, and engineering in the field indicated by its title. A brief description of the activities, and of the resultant publications, appears on the inside of the front WASHINGTON, DC Electricity.
Page 143 - Research, published in four separate sections, presents complete scientific and technical papers; the Technical News Bulletin presents summary and preliminary reports on work in progress; and Basic Radio Propagation Predictions provides data for determining the best frequencies to use for radio communications throughout the world.
Page 143 - ... consistent with these standards ; the determination of physical constants and properties of materials ; the development of methods and instruments for testing materials, devices, and structures ; advisory services to government agencies on scientific and technical problems ; invention and...
Page 16 - The right to be informed: to be protected against fraudulent, deceitful, or grossly misleading information, advertising, labeling, or other practices, and to be given the facts needed to make an informed choice.
Page 141 - CENTRAL RADIO PROPAGATION LABORATORY Ionosphere Research and Propagation. Low Frequency and Very Low Frequency Research. Ionosphere Research. Prediction Services. Sun-Earth Relationships. Field Engineering. Radio Warning Services. Vertical Soundings Research.
Page 143 - Publications, and Technical Notes. A complete listing of the Bureau's publications can be found in National Bureau of Standards Circular 460, Publications of the National Bureau of Standards, 1901 to June 1947...

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