Al’manac of Modern Metrology № 3 (8) 2016

The preparation of the next, eighth issue of the Al’manac of Modern Metrology coincided with an important event — the first class of the scientific and educational center of FSUE “VNIIFTRI”. The Main Metrological Center of the State Service for Time and Frequency (GMTs GSVCh VNIIFTRI) organized this class within the framework of the advanced training of metrology staff. This is emphasized in the Preface to the issue. The first lesson was devoted to the measurement of time, frequency and determination of the Earth’s rotation parameters — the main and the most relevant research area, which is widely demanded for many sectors of the economy, including transport, aviation, space complexes, science, etc.
The most qualified specialists of the GMTs GSVCh of VNIIFTRI delivered their lectures. Read lectures became a basis of scientific articles, prepared for the present issue of the Al’manac of Modern Metrology.
Articles cover questions of the activity of the State service for time and frequency of Russia and its Principal metrological center in VNIIFTRI, the Standards base of the GSVCh; determination and reproduction of a second, transmission of standard signals over fiber optic communication lines and other means, including television, the Internet.
Results of basic scientific researches on creation of new modern standards of frequency and others are published in this issue.
Contents of the issue