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The Story of an Old Timer: The Navy

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In 1908, by invitation of Dr. Stratton, the Navy began using NBS facilities as an aid in solving their problems with communication equipment. They were known as the United States Naval Wireless Telegraph Laboratory with Dr. Austin in their employ.

They remained that until 1923 when they moved to Bellevue, Anacostia, in S.E. Washington, D.C. and became the Naval Research Laboratory.

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Created February 28, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019