Track 1: Core/Legacy Planning, Evolution and Transformation

The Fine Art of Fiber and Copper Cable Location Path and Depth


September 13, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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Don McCarty

BICSI – 1 CEC, ETA – 1 CEC

Locating fiber and copper cables can be an arduous task especially in congested environments. We will discuss methods of setting up the locate for the most reliable accuracy for both path and depth.

We will cover:

  • Advantage and disadvantage of different locate frequencies
  • Transmitter setup
  • Receiver setup
  • Receiver NULL function
  • Receiver PEAK function
  • Receiver DIFFERENTAL function
  • How to reduce miss-locates