By David Large
This publication specializes in broadband distribution and platforms structure and concentrates on functional ideas that would permit the reader to do their very own layout, development, and troubleshooting paintings. the target is to reinforce the ability units of a giant inhabitants that designs and builds broadband cable crops, in addition to these conserving and troubleshooting it. a wide cross-section of technical group of workers who have to examine those abilities layout, hold, and repair HFC platforms from sign production via transmission to reception and processing on the buyer finish aspect. moreover, data/voice and video experts have to grasp and reference the fundamentals of HFC layout and distribution sooner than contending with the intricacies in their personal special prone. This ebook serves as a vital connection with all cable engineers-those who in particular layout and hold the HFC distribution plant in addition to these essentially concerned about data/voice know-how in addition to video expertise. integrated is a web part including spreadsheets that have been utilized in constructing the cloth offered within the book.Concentrates on functional innovations that might permit the person to do his personal layout, development, and trouble-shooting work. Prepares cable engineers and technicians to paintings with coverage as they face the newest advancements and destiny directions.Concise and tightly centred, permitting readers to simply locate solutions to questions about an idea or notion they're constructing during this region.
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The cable industry has long struggled to find unambiguous testing methodology for evaluating shielding integrity.  5 The SCTE is an ANSI-accredited standards-making body. It publishes a wide variety of standards covering both performance and test methods related to cable television products. In particular, SCTE-IPS-TP-011, Test Method for Transfer Impedance, and SCTE-IPS-TP-403, Test Method for Shielding Effectiveness, detail test methods for evaluating shielding integrity, whereas SCTE-IPS-SP-001, Specification for Flexible RF Coaxial Drop Cable, contains both mechanical and electrical minimum performance standards.
That material has been revised and updated as required to reflect changes in the intervening years. Major plant-related trends since the second edition was written include FCC standards for delivery of digital video signals, negotiated standards for digital “cable-ready” receivers, wide availability of 1-GHz equipment, an imminent change from analog over-air broadcasting to digital (and, increasingly, high-definition) video, and major deployments of wavelength multiplexing equipment as operators split existing nodes in fiber-sparse environments.
Theoretical Size Limitation If the size of a coaxial cable is sufficiently large, it will support modes other than TEM. In particular, if the mean diameter exceeds one wavelength in the cable, it will support a mode in which the electric and magnetic fields are not uniform around the cable. 10) where D = the inner diameter of the shield d = the outer diameter of the center conductor 2 Frederick Terman, Electronic and Radio Engineering. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955, p. 121. Non-TEM-mode generation is a problem since higher-order modes may not propagate at the same velocity and because coaxial components may not react the same to the higher-order mode.