AW: [ RadSafe ] DHS Tests of Radiation Detectors WereInconclusive, Report Says
sandyfl at cox.net
Thu Mar 6 16:53:49 CST 2008
Your first example is how I define calibration (and NIST does as well).
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From: Franz Schönhofer <franz.schoenhofer at chello.at>
Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 05:18 PM
To: 'Brennan, Mike (DOH)' <Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV>; radsafe at radlab.nl
Subject: AW: [ RadSafe ] DHS Tests of Radiation Detectors WereInconclusive, Report Says
Could anyone please enlighten a stupid European and non-native speaker with
the word "calibration"? We have here two different words which might both
refer to "calibration". To make it short: "Kalibrierung" is something which
can be done in the respective laboratory, using sources provided by
institutions or companies tracing their results to some internationally
accepted standards. (Please you at NIST do not flame me, I know you have all
reasons to do so for my scientific ignorance.....) On the other side we have
the "Eichung", which is something which is done by the relevant official
authority and comprises everything from balances at the market to ...
I appreciate your informations about "calibration". Thank you!
Franz Schoenhofer, PhD
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