Cables and Conduits


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Cables and Conduits
1010606Cables and ConduitsThe topics of this chapter range from the sea bed to the home, yet one theme is retained; all of these rules relate to how cables are run, protected, and maintained. The first telecom fiber cable was not lit until April 22, 1977 (between Long Beach and Artesia), and it wasn’t until 1988 that the TAT-8 crossed the Atlantic, yielding 40,000 good telephone connections (and over 1000 times provided by the first copper cable). 1 Today, for example, an advanced f…
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John Lester Miller: Optical Communications Rules of Thumb. Cables and Conduits, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), AccessEngineering Export