- SUPPORTING MATERIAL: A ONE CALL LOCATER'S ASSUMPTION AND 6' MISTAKE. // Underground Focus: The Magazine of Below-Ground Damage Preventio;Fall2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p18
The article presents several photographs depicting red "H" marks placed by a one-call locator on the asphalt in response to an excavator's request for locates, and discusses how the use of a high frequency at the transmitter would have helped the locator in locating the second primary cable.
- Wired right. // Buildings;Sep98, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p34
Presents information on wiring and cabling equipments. NETCONNECT Solarum System; E-Mon D-Mon electronic submeters; Robertson full cellular in-floor wire distribution system; Enhanced network protectors from Cutler-Hammer/Eaton Corp.; Description of the products. INSETS: Wiring and cabling...
- Keep out. // Crain's Cleveland Business;2/12/96, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p10
Opinion. Comments on the plans of municipalities in Ohio to create their own fiber-optic telecommunication networks as an alternative to similar networks planned by Cablevision and Ameritech. Misconceptions on the viability of the project; Flaw in the assumption on the withdrawal of private...
- Help is on the way to meet the increased demand for category 5 plenum cable. Thompson, Barbara E. // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Feb95, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p55
Reports on the demand for high-performance Category 5 plenum cable in the United States. Requirement for fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) insulation; Alleviation of the shortage; Increase in the FEP production; Alternatives to meet the customer demands.
- Structured cabling systems switch from technology to business issues. Powell Jr., Arlyn S. // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Apr95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on the development of structured cabling systems. Technical issues cabling installers should be aware of which includes installation practices and handheld tester specifications; Standards questions regarding handheld local area network cable testers; Warranty issues.
- Color-coding speeds cable identification. Londell, Bill // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Apr95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p40
Gives advice on facilitating cable identification. Problems with electrical-wire number tags, string tags and masking tape; Suggested use of colored tape for a color-coding scheme.
- Level 1 vs. Level 2 accuracy; TIA-569 guidelines; solid vs. stranded wire. Ballast, Donna // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Apr95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p42
Answers questions regarding telecommunications cables. How to determine if a cable test equipment is Level 1 or Level 2; Applicability of TIA-569 guidelines for a school building; When to use solid versus stranded wire in network and communications applications.
- Shielded twisted-pair cable belies cabling myths. Hess, David // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Apr95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p44
Points out that the less popular shielded twisted-pair (STP) cable is equally standardized, available and suitable for local area network (LAN) applications even if the Category 5 unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) is unquestionably mainstream. Definitions of terms; Effect of the shield; Myths...
- Workmanship in Category 5 installations. Garver, William J. // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Apr95, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p49
Focuses on how workmanship during installation affects the performance of high-performance data cabling. Question on the amount of safety factor or margin needed to ensure consistent performance to the Electronic Industries Association/Telecommunications Industry Association-586 specifications,...