Federal Standard 1037C

Federal Standard 1037C, entitled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms is a United States Federal Standard, issued by the General Services Administration pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended.

This document provides Federal departments and agencies a comprehensive source of definitions of terms used in telecommunications and directly related fields by international and U.S. Government telecommunications specialists.

As a publication of the U.S. Government, prepared by an agency of the U.S. Government, it appears to be mostly available as a public domain resource, but a few items are derived from copyrighted sources: where this is the case, there is an attribution to the source.

This standard was superseded in 2001 by American National Standard T1.523-2001, Telecom Glossary 2000, which is published by ATIS. The old standard is still frequently used, because the new standard is "not" in the public domain.

External links

* [http://www.its.bldrdoc.gov/fs-1037/fs-1037c.htm Federal Standard 1037C] (1996)
* [http://www.atis.org/tg2k/ ATIS Telecom Glossary 2000 T1.523-2001] (successor)
* [http://www.its.bldrdoc.gov/projects/devglossary/ Development Site for proposed Revisions to American National Standard T1.523-2001]

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