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RIC at Manila, Philippines (Region V)

(Information on this webpage is based on the Report from the RIC received in May 2017.
Please refer to the RIC's website for the latest information.)
 
General Information
Address: PAGASA, Agham Road, 1100 Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Website:
Contact person: Ferdinand BARCENAS
Email: fybarce8@yahoo.com, ferdie@pagasa.dost.gov.ph
Tel: (632) 9292 121
Fax: (632) 9292 121
Calibration capabilities: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Atmospheric Pressure, Wind, Precipitation
 
Specific Information on instrument calibration capabilities
Temperature
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Thermometers

0 to 50 °C

Partial immersion mercurial thermometer

0.05 °C

23 July 2015

National Metrology Laboratory, DOST/ITDI Phils.

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation):
Link to accreditation certificate:
Accreditation body: 
 
Relative Humidity
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Hygrometers

40 to 95 %RH

Dew-point mirror

0.5 %RH

4 September 2014

MBW Calibration Ltd.

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation):
Link to the accreditation certificate:
Accreditation body:
 
Atmospheric Pressure
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Barometers

880 to 1040 hPa

   Vaisala PTB 330, 3 pressure sensors

0.08 hPa

11 November 2015

RIC Tsukuba (Japan)

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation):
Link to the accreditation certificate:
Accreditation body:
 
Wind
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Anemometers

2.0 to 75.0 m/s

Wind tunnel (Westi-Box wind flow calculation system

0.3 m/s

30 June 2014

Westenberg Engineering

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation):
Link to the accreditation certificate:
Accreditation body:
 
Precipitation
Instrument Undergoing Calibration
Calibration Range
Reference standard, Equipment
Calibration and Measurement Capability (CMC)*
Traceability of Reference equipment
Last standard calibration date
Calibration body

Tipping Bucket Rainguage (20 cm diam)

Other diameters can be calculated

5 to 140 mm/hr

Rain Gauge Test Equipment (Theodor Friedrichs & Co.) Calibration using Graduated Cylinders (500 ml, 100 ml)

within ±5% error

24 June 2015

Premier Physic Metrologie

Tipping Bucket Rainguage (20 cm diam)

Other diameters can be calculated

50 to 300 mm/hr

FCD - 50 mm, 100 mm, 200 mm, 300 mm nozzels

Calibrated with Graduated Cylinders (500 ml, 100 ml)

within ±5% error

24 June 2015

Premier Physic Metrologie

Status of accreditation (date of the latest accreditation):
Link to the accreditation certificate:
Accreditation body:
 

* A CMC (calibration and measurement capability) is the smallest uncertainty (k=2) of measurement that can be expected to be achieved by the RIC during a calibration under normal conditions. This CMC is evaluated by the RIC itself and described in the scope of accreditation of the RIC, if available.

 
Further Information
 
 



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