Standards for Communications Infrastructure

C&IT IT Customer Services & Telecommunications Wayne State University 5925 Woodward Detroit, Michigan 48202-3555

Revised: 31 October 2012
By: Pete Garabedian

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This document is available online in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format at http://computing.wayne.edu/docs/wsu-communications-standards.pdf

Revision History
31 October 2012 Updated to add & clarify systems requirements, specifications, clarify wording, remove redundant specifications, numbers, bullets, etc. Update URL name location & update online copy of this document in pdf format.

31 October 2010

Updated to include additional manufacturers of approved structure cabling systems, clarify wording, Add page numbers, fix table of contents page numbers, etc. Update URL for online copy of this document in .pdf format.

15 June 2009

Updated to include additional manufacturers of approved structure cabling systems. Update URL for online copy of this document in .pdf format.

29 April 2005

Updated to include exact manufacturer product names for approved Category 6e (cat6e) structured cabling system components. Add URL for online copy of this document in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

1 December 2004

First publication of completely revised document. All sections rewritten.

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Table of Contents
Page WSU TELECOMMUNICATIONS DESIGN GUIDELINES.................................... 5

SECTION 17010 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS............................................................. 12

SECTION 17110 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS INTERIOR PATHWAYS...................................................................... 21

SECTION 17130 - COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT SPACES SUPPORT HARDWARE .................................................. 25

SECTION 17150 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING.................................... 33

SECTION 17170 - CABLE PLANT ADMINISTRATION AND TESTING .......................................................................... 45

SECTION 17500 - C&IT CATV SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS.................................................................... 49

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IT Customer Services Kathy Guarano.Western TelCom Rick Gillam. Associate. RCDD . Michigan 48202 Tel: 313-577-4310 Fax: 313-577-1817 http://www. Network Engineering C&IT IT Customer Services & Telecommunications 5925 Woodward Detroit.wayne.edu Other Sources BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International) Roger Mahlmeister. Project Manager. RCDD Learning Consultants.edu WSU Facilities planning & Management (WSU) Randy Paquette. Telecommunications Peter Garabedian. INC Tom . Telecommunications David Fleig. Telecommunications Chuck Zuber.facilities. Director. Telecommunications VACANT Position.Hilla Hubble 4 . Electronics Technician. Lead Electronics Technician.wayne.Acknowledgements C&IT IT Customer Services & Telecommunications expresses its appreciation to the following participants in their review of this document: C&IT IT Customer Services & Telecommunications (WSU) Jill Zeller. Director III Facilities Planning & Management 5454 Cass Detroit. Michigan 48202-3555 Tel: 313-577-1977 Fax: 313-577-5577 http://networks. Network Engineering Tim Muir. Director. Senior Director.

Concept Sketches showing preliminary telecommunications rooms and sizes and zone plan showing areas served by rooms. Preliminary backbone riser diagrams showing interrelationships Concept sketch showing major pathways for backbone and horizontal cabling Schematic Design • • • 5 . Provide preliminary area requirements for entrance facility and telecommunication rooms Identify extent of site work necessary to bring services to building Where wireless networks are to be the primary connection to the network. equipment selection and input on other construction methods that may affect wireless transmissions. all telecommunications infrastructure shall be design in accordance with the following standards including all appropriate addendums and revisions: ANSI/EIA/TIA-568-B ANSI/EIA/TIA-606-A ANSI J-STD-607-A ANSI/EIA/TIA-758 BICSI BICSI Design Deliverables: Programming • Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard Administration Standard for Commercial Telecommunications Infrastructure Commercial Building Grounding (Earthing) and Bonding Requirements for Telecommunications Customer Owned Outside Plant telecommunications Cabling Standard Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM) Telecommunications Cabling Installation Manual (TCIM) • • • With specific input from C&IT.WSU Telecommunications Design Requirements Applicable Standards: Unless specifically indicated otherwise in this document. an independent consultant with demonstrated expertise in wireless systems shall be commissioned to provide access point layout. generate outlet schedule based on functional use summary in the statement of needs/program statement.

etc. Review shop drawings for cable. ground bus locations. Provide backboard elevations indicating space allocated for wall fields. cable management hardware. Voice System Video Distribution Wireless Networks 6 . Provide rack elevations indicating all patch panels placement. Inter-building backbone shall support 10Gbps Ethernet Intra-building backbone shall support DWDM (Dense Wave Division Multiplexing) Specific design to be coordinated with WSU C&IT. Identify all device locations on scaled plan drawings Identify outlet configurations by unique symbol and/or schedule Identify all intended pathways and raceways for horizontal and backbone cable. Specific design to be coordinated with WSU C&IT.Design Development • • • • • • • • Preliminary drawings identifying device layouts for typical spaces. Indicate location and provide details for all grounding apparatus. wall mounted systems. ground connections and space allocated for owner provided network electronics and any UPS/power conditioners. Preliminary drawing showing communication backbone riser. Make periodic construction visits to observe the installation for conformance to project specifications and proper installation practices. cable management. Preliminary drawing showing main cable tray layouts. Perform final punchlist including follow-up to verify punchlist items have been completed. Specific design to be coordinated with WSU C&IT. and hardware for compliance with project specifications and WSU requirements. connectors. Preliminary drawing showing communication grounding riser. connectors. Construction Documents • • • • • Construction Administration • • Systems and Performance: Data System • • • • • • Designed to support 10 Gbps Ethernet to the desktop over UTP copper cable (CAT 6E) . equipment. Provide CSI format specifications for cable. Provide enlarged telecommunications room plans indicating placement of racks. structural supports. cable runway. etc.

provide 24”w x 42”d x 36”l “Quazite” hand holes. quantities & depth. Minimum of 1 120V dedicated circuit. The inner ducts installed must extend 6 to 8 inches past the conduit at both ends. Provide additional manholes and/or hand holes to minimize cable pulls to 400’. In Streets & Driveways. (locate hand holes in green space only) Provide a # 10 gauge solid copper tracer wire in all exterior conduits for future conduit locating usage. a pull string must be installed. Manholes. PVC conduit is not allowed. tunnel. No exception to this will be allowed. Bonding Backbone • 7 . Coordinate with AT&T Coordinate with C&IT for further definition of design requirements. and two 90 degree bends.Site and Service Considerations: Incoming Services: • • • • • • • • Provide minimum of (4) 4” conduits from nearest telecommunications manhole. In each Inner duct. into service entrance facility. Handholes: • • • • • • • • Grounding: Ground Bus • • • Provide ¼” x 2” x 4’ ground bus in the main telecommunications room. Provide three 1 ¼” inner ducts in all of the service entrance conduits. provide 5’x5’x5’ concrete handhole with round steel rim and cover Only in Green Areas. etc. (two for WSU. In sidewalks. Steel conduit when cast in concrete. Minimum of 1 240V dedicated circuit. before final payment the following must be provided: Provide a site plan of installed conduit showing conduit location. one for AT&T & one for emergency maintenance spare). Do not route bonding backbone within 18” of electrical feeders. These conduits shall be HDPE if buried underground. Upon completion. provide 5’x5’x5’ concrete handhole with round steel rim and cover. Provide a #4/0 AWG insulated copper bonding backbone from the main ground bus in the service entrance facility (MDF) to the intermediate rooms (IDF) with #6 jumper to TGB’s. Provide ¼” x 2” x 2’ ground bus in each telecommunications room.

Doors shall always swing out. (not above) at minimum height of 7’-6” AFF. Provide one room for every 10 to 20. provided it meets code requirements.000 sft and less than 250 ft. Provide Fire Rated ¾” grade plywood. Centrally locate rooms to minimize horizontal cable lengths.) Allow minimum of 24” deep for rack equipment. Do not paint. additional closets will need to be built. All communication rooms will have WSU OneCard card electronics installed to access room via ID card swipe. This design & layout must be coordinated with at least 1 person from WSU FP&M. (exceptions for multi-story buildings with small floor plate. security. Ladder rack shall be secured to top of equipment racks Provide minimum 2 racks per TR Locate lighting in front of and behind racks. cabinets. All new communication rooms will be fitted with the new WSU / Best lock key series # 88672. Provide minimum of one (10’ x 12’) MDF telecommunications room per building. or 6 racks. access control. 36” clearance behind racks and 36” in front of racks. in length of cable. 8’ x 10’ for rooms serving (175) outlets or 3 racks.Equipment • Bond all racks. Security Room sizes • • • • • • • • • • • • Layout Lighting • 8 . Minimum 2 ohms Performance: • Telecommunications Rooms (MDF. WSU C&IT & WSU OneCard office. and 10 x 12’ for rooms serving between (176) and (325) outlets. etc. min. etc to ground bus in each telecommunications room with #6 AWG insulated ground conductor. IDF): Spacing Criteria • • • • • • • Stack rooms wherever possible Cable length shall not exceed 250’.) Based on density served. Allow for 12” deep equipment on wall fields when calculating clearances. Provide 12” ladder rack around 3 sides of room & to each equipment rack. If this is the case. Adjust room sizes accordingly for additional systems (video. Provide one IDF telecommunications room per floor.

Provide dedicated 12 circuit panel board for each MDF telecommunications room. Provide cooling based on 75% of total electrical room wattage. Pull boxes shall be sized per the amount of conduits. Conduit between rooms shall have no more than (2) 90 degree bends and/or over 150’ without pull box. one on each wall. Provide dedicated feeder/riser for all telecommunications room dedicated panel boards. Provide a minimum of one 20A dedicated circuit for each equipment rack plus one additional 20A circuit for service outlets. Provide cable trays down corridors whenever possible. Preferred location for dedicated panel board is telecommunications room. accessible ceiling spaces: Backbone Cabling: Inter Building (between • Minimum 96 strand single mode (glass fiber as 9 . Where rooms are not stacked. Provide 8” space at the bottom of each rack for owner provided rack mounted UPS and/or power conditioner. Horizontal. Route main cable runs through accessible corridor spaces and drop off into each room from the main runs. J-hooks are acceptable.• Provide 50fc minimum at floor level. These sleeves should be sized progressively smaller or less of them as you move away from the serving closet. Sleeves shall consist of GRS conduit with bushings and stub above the floor a minimum of 4”. No other loads should be served by this feeder. When ever possible do not route main cable trays or cable bundles through classrooms or offices. Power • • • • • Environmental Pathways: Backbone • • • • • • • • • • • Provide minimum (4) 4” sleeves through floors in stacked rooms. If cost prohibitive. Connect TR’s on same floor with minimum of (1) 4”conduit. provide minimum (2) 4” conduits continuous between rooms. Size with 30% growth after cable is installed. Provide 8 plug grounded power strip at the bottom of each equipment rack. Provide J-Hooks for cable bundles of 24 and below. Maintain 12” minimum between cable tray fluorescent lighting.

10 . Single. Voice: • • • • • • • • Security Cameras • • Wireless Access Points • • Category “6E” UTP cable. (refer to section 10. Provide cable and connectors only from WSU preferred manufacturers list. Provide 15’ slack loop in each telecommunications room.4 C) Terminate on patch panel on rack. Category “6E” UTP cable. (refer to section 10.buildings hub) • • manufactured by corning) between hub buildings Provide 30’ slack loop in manhole.4 C) If terminated on wall fields. Provide cable and connectors only from WSU preferred manufacturers list. (refer to section 10. Category 6E UTP cable. Provide 15’ slack loop in telecommunications room. Inter Building (between buildings hub to endpoint) • • • Intra Building Horizontal Cabling: Data: • • • • • • • Category “6E” UTP cable. Minimum 12 mmf/12 smf. (refer to section 10. Provide cable and connectors only from WSU preferred manufacturers list. Minimum 18 strand multi-mode and 30 strand single mode (glass fiber as manufactured by corning) between hub and endpoint buildings.4 C) Terminate on wireless patch panel on rack. 15’ slack at each end.4 C) Terminate on wall mounted 110 blocks Cable shall be Yellow and jacks shall be White located in the outlet top position (vertical) or the outlet left position (horizontal). (refer to section 10. design adequate slack loops in closets to move from wall fields to racks in future. composite cable is preferred.4 C) Provide 2 gray patch cords per data outlet. Cable shall be purple and jacks shall be orange located in the outlet bottom position (vertical) or the outlet right position (horizontal). not data patch panel.4 C) Terminate on wireless patch panel on rack. Cable shall be Green and jacks shall be orange located in the outlet bottom position (vertical) or the outlet right position (horizontal). (refer to section 10. not data patch panel.4 C) Provide 2 purple patch cords per data outlet. (Refer to section 10.

software & installations must be coordinated & approved by Business & Auxiliary Operations – IT Business Operations Department & Computing & Information Technology – Network Services Department. Every enclosed space shall be provided with a minimum of (1) data and (1) voice. Workstation Outlets: General • • • • Unless noted otherwise. OneCard System Installation: General • • • • • All OneCard design. (1) V at teaching wall Wall phone near door. The voice cable shall be Yellow and jacks shall be White located in the outlet top position (vertical) or the outlet left position (horizontal). hardware. OneCard equipment is never to be collocated in enclosures with any other equipment.4 C) Provide 2 green patch cords per data outlet. (1) Video minimum in the room. No exception to any of these bullets will be allowed. (1) D. (1) V at desk location.) (1) D. Provide cable and connectors only from WSU preferred manufacturers list. (refer to section 10. (1) V. Classrooms Offices • • • Conference Rooms & • 11 . OneCard equipment will be located in its own enclosure(s). The data cable shall be Green and jacks shall be orange located in the outlet bottom position (vertical) or the outlet right position (horizontal). (Typical corner opposite door unless furniture layout or program statement indicates otherwise. (1) D.• • • Cable installed in the walls shall be Purple and jacks shall be orange located in the outlet bottom position (vertical) or the outlet right position (horizontal). in C&IT communication rooms whenever possible. a typical outlet shall consist of (1) data and (1) voice. OneCard equipment will require its own dedicated 120volt 20 amp circuit.

222-V02. provide (1) 2” sleeve through the floor to the table for multi media connectivity. Use final room numbers that have been approved by WSU facilities as actual room numbers. provide (2) 2” sleeves through the floor to the table for multi media connectivity. Ex: 222-V01. (1) V. Outlets lying on the floor are not acceptable. [Room Number] – [jack number + function]. ATM machine or any other network device. 223-V01. 12 . Coordinate raceways with furniture specifier. 222-V02. 222-D02. Use specific user requirements or outfit as a typical classroom. Outlets must be mounted to furniture. Ex: 222-V01. 222-D02. CAM-[room number] terminated in access point patch panels. A conference room table of 10 seats or more. 222-D01. 223-D01. DO NOT use room numbers that appear on construction documents that are temporary/pending room numbers. If in corridor use closest room number. 223-D01. Provide a data drop for each vending. They will NOT cut any holes. This installation must comply with NEC code specifying low voltage & high voltage cables must be separated by a divider channel. Public Spaces Labs Furniture Coordination • • • • • Administration (Labeling): Number Scheme: Voice / Data Jacks Security Cameras Wireless Access Points Room Numbers • • • • • [Room Number] – [jack number + function]. remove knock outs. provide or install jacks & face plates in the systems furniture. (1) D per cubicle. It is the responsibility of the communications cabling contractor to meet this standard and install correctly. 222-D01. ceiling or floor to the systems furniture. WSU / C&IT / IT Customer Services / Telecommunication cabling vendors & or technicians will not fish any wire or patch cord through systems furniture raceway. copier. or they can be wired permanently with a cable whip from the wall. etc. Double stick for mounting is not acceptable. Voice/Data jacks mounted on the wall may route voice/data patch cords directly through systems furniture.Conference Room Tables • • A conference room table of 10 seats or less. 223-V01. etc. If outside use WSU building number. WAP-[room number] terminated in its own group of patch panels.

03. Example: BRC-027. Upon completion. No Exception to this will be allowed Frequently Asked Questions: (future use) 13 . before final payment the following must be provided. RC-193 = interbuilding redundant backbone cable for building 193. No exception to this will be allowed.315 Intra Building Fiber Riser Cables Between Communication Rooms • Testing and Documentation: Testing Criteria: • • • • Documentation: • • • • Comply with EIA/TIA testing requirements To be done by the cabling installation contractor. Provide (1) electronic copy of test results in PDF file format. Comply with manufacturer testing requirements. For building riser cables between communication rooms.Inter Backbone & Endpoint Fiber Cables between buildings • For backbone cables. Provide the manufacture warranty certificate upon completion. EC-062 = hub to endpoint interbuilding backbone cable for building 062. [cable type]-[WSU Building Number]. They must be certified to install the product line chosen. Testing shall demonstrate compliance with all parameters of manufacturer’s stated performance. [cable type]-[WSU Building Number]-[floor number][communication room number]. RC062= inter building redundant backbone cable for building 062. Example: BC-193 = hub to hub inter-building backbone cable for building 193.

electrical systems and related items. DRAWINGS The Drawings must show the location of equipment racks & elevations. Where there are conflicts or differences between the Drawings for the various trades.TELECOMMUNICATIONS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS PART 1 . including general and supplementary conditions including division 1 specifications apply to work in this section. 1.1 A. shall not be made without the written approval of the Architect/Engineer and WSU C&IT.GENERAL 1. general arrangement of equipment. examine and verify the conditions under which the work must be conducted before submitting proposal. 1.SECTION 17010 . with the exception of minor changes in routing and other such incidental changes that do not affect the functioning or serviceability of the systems. 14 . Deviations from the Drawings. Copper pair & fiber strand counts will be detailed showing the distribution of riser cabling between the MDF & related IDFs. B.3 A. The following requirements are included in this Section to supplement the requirements specified in Division 1 Specification Sections. The Drawings must show a conduit & cabling riser diagram from MDF & related IDFs. mechanical Drawings in all matters pertaining to mechanical trades and electrical Drawings in all matters pertaining to electrical trades. D. RELATED DOCUMENTS Drawings and general provisions of the contract. C. power outlet locations. The architectural and structural Drawings take precedence in all matters pertaining to the building structure. INSPECTION OF SITE Visit the site.4 A. SUMMARY This Section includes telecommunications general administrative and procedural requirements. Ladder rack on 3 walls. 1. report such conflicts or differences to the Architect and WSU C&IT for resolution. The installation will follow as closely as elements of the construction will permit.2 A.

9 A. Prepare any detailed Drawings or diagrams which may 1. File with the Owner any and all guarantees from the equipment manufacturers and warranty certificates. B. 1. submit to the Architect/Engineer for approval a contract amount breakdown.B. all terminal cabinets. inspections. space requirements. data & video projects not initiated by WSU Facilities.. 1. approvals and fees for telecommunications work shall be secured and paid for by the Contractor. TEMPORARY FACILITIES Provide and remove upon completion of the project. material or installation or to follow the Specifications and Drawings.5 A. CONTRACT BREAKDOWN WSU Facilities Department retains the installation and coordination for all projects initiated by that department. C. as required. CODES. PERMITS AND FEES Unless otherwise indicated.7 A. but not limited to. all required permits. All work shall be executed in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth in local and state codes. All work shall conform to all applicable codes. licenses. Within two (2) weeks following award of contract. provided that such failure is due to defects in the equipment. ALTERNATES See Alternate Section and other applicable parts of the Specifications. 15 . All requests for payment shall be based on the approved breakdown. in accordance with the general conditions.8 A. The submitting of a proposal implies that the Contractor has visited the site and understands the conditions under which the work must be conducted. B. GUARANTEE Contractor guarantees that the installation is free from defects and agrees to replace or repair. any part of this installation which becomes defective within a period of one year following final acceptance. WSU C&IT retains the design review. Check with the local exchange carrier supplying service to the installation and determine all raceways and devices required including. backboards. Breakdown shall be submitted on a form similar to the form available at the Architect's/Engineer's office. Rules of local service providers shall be complied with. rules and regulations. 1. etc. 1.6 A. installation and coordination for all other voice. a complete temporary telephone service during construction.

All equipment of the same or similar systems shall be by the same manufacturer. RECORD DRAWINGS Provide complete operating and maintenance instruction manuals covering all telecommunications equipment herein specified. Recommended spare parts lists. and methods of construction of all items of equipment.E. Shop Drawings. Drawings shall indicate all changes that have occurred during construction. 4.10 A. applicable Standard Specifications of the following recognized authorities: American National Standards Institute American Society for Testing Materials Building Industry Consulting Services International Insulated Cable Engineer’s Association Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers National Electrical Code National Electrical Manufacturer's Association Telecommunications Industry Association/Electronic Industries Underwriters Laboratories. STANDARDS OF MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP All materials shall be new.E.N. I.E.E. together with parts lists.be required by the governing authorities. Contractor's telephone numbers for warranty repair service. National Fire Protection Agency A. reused. general description for all electrical systems including. TIA/EIA Association U. Provide revised telecommunications working Drawings indicating "as-built" conditions. in accordance with the latest accepted standards and practices for the Trades involved.T. The operating and maintenance instructions shall include a brief.E.S. All literature shall be furnished in triplicate for Owner and shall be bound in book or ring binder form as directed by Architect/Engineer. the Drawings and/or Specifications shall govern.I. 5. and the design. performance characteristics. shall be in accordance with the latest issue of the various. Properly and identify backbone and horizontal wiring pathways. The electrical and physical properties of all materials. Routine maintenance procedures.A. 16 . C. never used. 2.L. 6.M. C. 3. NFPA B. N.M.A. Perform all work in a first class and workmanlike manner. A.11 A. 1.S.C. 1. Inc. N.E. reconditioned. Names and telephone numbers of major material suppliers. but not limited to: 1. Where the Drawings and/or Specifications indicate materials or construction in excess of code requirements. BICSI I. or refurbished componets.C. Trouble-shooting procedures. B.

After review by the Engineer and WSU C&IT. 8. 1.13 A.Locate all network and workstation devices. equipment cabinets and racks. Submit for approval eight (2) copies of shop drawings for all telecommunications systems or equipment but not limited to the items listed below. pathways. Incomplete submittal groupings will be returned unchecked. No substitutions will be allowed without WSU C&IT approval. 7. 10. equipment room layouts. Structured cabling system components Structured cable system raceways and supports Outside plant cabling and components Outside plant ducts manholes. 3. junction and pullboxes Surface raceway components Manholes. C. 9. Provide detailed layout shop drawings (on transparent media) of backbone and horizontal cabling distribution. 5. 6.). Equipment racks and cabinets including management components Labeling equipment Telecommunications grounding components Conduit. man holes & fiber cables installed on a site plan. 4. hand holes & conduit systems on a site plan with elevations. inner duct. hand holes or conduit installed outside. a copy of Drawings will be stamped and returned to the Contractor. SHOP DRAWINGS/SUBMITTALS All shop drawings shall be submitted in groupings of similar and/or related items (cable and connectors. Where items are referred to by symbolic designation on the Drawings and Specifications.12 A. 1. details and related information necessary of installation and maintenance. "as-Built" Drawings shall be submitted on AutoCAD 2000 or newer electronic DWG file format. B. 17 . etc. Provide (1) copy paper and (1) copy electronic DWG file. D. B. MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS All items of equipment shall be furnished complete with all accessories normally supplied with the catalog items listed and all other accessories necessary for a complete and satisfactory operating system. 2. all submittals shall bear the same designation. Refer to other sections of the Specifications for additional requirements. All equipment and materials shall be new and shall be standard products of manufacturers regularly engaged in the production of telecommunications equipment and shall be of the manufacturer's latest design. hand holes and all accessories 1. Identify outside plant backbone conduits. Provide a site plan with elevations showing any man holes. Identify all devices on plan with proper labeling.

including all change orders and bulletins. 1. 3. 13. 14.16 A. 1. 2. The Installing Contractor shall submit a reference list consisting of a minimum of [3] [5] installations of equivalent size and complexity of this contract. 15. WORK SPECIFIED UNDER OTHER DIVISIONS The following items are an integral part of the telecommunications system and will be provided by the Electrical Contractor & or Telecommunications Contractor. Total bid amount of each system installed. Date of completed installation. They must be certified to install. Telephone system components Data network system components Audio/video system components Access control system components Security Camera system components USE OF EQUIPMENT The use of any equipment or any part thereof for purposes other than testing even with the Owner’s consent shall not be construed to be an acceptance of the work on the part of the Owner. Final contract amount of each system installed. CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS The Installing Contractor for each communications system shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience with the types of systems specified. This Contractor shall identify at least one RCDD assigned to this project in the bid. cabinets and enclosures.15 A. Name of project. B. C.11. Contact name and phone number of facility representative. 4. square footage. 2. 18 . 4. 3. location and brief description of systems. nor be construed to obligate the Owner in any way to accept improper work or defective materials. The reference list shall contain the following information for each installation: 1. 5. The Installing Contractor shall submit with the bid the names and registration numbers of members of the firm that have a valid membership and are certified with BICSI as Registered Communications Distribution Designers (RCDD). test & warranty the product specified prior to a bid submittal. No exception to this will be allowed. Raceways Boxes. Grounding and Bonding Underground Utilities 1.14 A. 1. 12.

Minimum 1” trade size conduit (or as indicated on Drawings) stubbed up to 10’ AFF (or as indicated on Drawings). shop drawing submittal.16A.2 A. the installation as-builts and record documents shall be reviewed and overseen by the RCDD(s) assigned to the project. The Installing Contractor of the video system shall submit with the bid names and license numbers of all members of the firm that hold a valid commercial general class license with the FCC. with a 90 degree bend at top in the direction towards route destination. G. PART 3 . INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT Install all equipment in strict accordance with all installation specifications set by the equipment manufacturer. F.PRODUCTS Not applicable.] 3. 7.5A & section 17010. The contractor must provide a copy of the manufacturer’s certification that the contractor is currently certified to install. as-builts and record documents shall bear the valid seal of the RCDD(s) assigned to this project. The bidding. testing. test & warranty the proposed system prior to a bid submittal. with 6” radius (or as required by TIA/EIA-569) for surface mounted locations. Where such directions are in conflict with the Drawings and Specifications. See Section 17110. WORK PERFORMED BY OTHERS [Electrical Contractor shall install 4” sq.] [Electrical Contractor shall install 4” sq. PART 2 . shop drawings. minimum 1" trade size conduit (or as indicated on drawings) stubbed 12" above ceiling with 6" radius (or as required by TIA/EIA-569). 19 . C. B. cast boxes. No exception to this will be allowed.] [The Owner will provide access point & network electronics equipment in all Communications Rooms as required. report such conflicts to the Architect/Engineer and WSU C&IT for resolution. shop drawing submittals. E. 1. H. All calculations. The Contractor’s bid. certification and as-built documents shall be directly supervised by the licensed technician/engineer assigned to the project. The Contractor shall identify at least one FCC licensed technician/engineer assigned to this project with the bid.1 A. and plastic bushing for recessed locations. sheet steel wall boxes. procurement of materials.D.EXECUTION 3.

3 A. demolition of old low voltage communications cabling work is indicated on the drawings. etc. this Contractor shall adjust. once work is started in the existing building. After alterations are done. E. the contractor shall visit the job site to determine the full extent and character of this work. A room number. G. WORK IN EXISTING BUILDINGS The Owner will provide access to existing buildings via a Project Coordinator. this Contractor. Include all items such as. However. 20 .4 A. however. All existing voice & data jacks demolished need to be documented. the conduit is to be cut off by the Electrical Trades so that the abandoned conduit in these walls and ceilings may be removed with the walls and ceilings by the Architectural Trades. Where walls and ceilings are to be removed as shown on the Drawings. In general. The Owner will provide all voice & data cross-connect jumpers. None of the recovered material shall be reused in the new work. D. Reroute cable as required to maintain service. Where new walls and/or floors are installed which interfere with existing telecommunications outlets. B. and conduits capped. shall complete same without interruption so as to return work areas as soon as possible to Owner. F.D. 3. C. and wiring called out on the Drawings and as necessary whether such items are actually indicated on the Drawings or not in order to meet NFPA requirements. Where equipment or fixtures are removed. 3. but not limited to. devices. This information must be returned to C&IT IT Customer Services Telecommunications department. Use of surface metal raceway or exposed conduits will be permitted only where approved by the Architect/Engineer and as specifically indicated on the Drawings. DEMOLITION WORK All demolition of existing telecommunications Cable. approximate location in the room & the communication room where it terminated need to be identified. outlets shall be properly blanked off. devices. All dead-end conduit runs shall be plugged at the remaining outlet boxes or at the panels. the entire installation shall present a "finished" look. The original function of the present systems to be modified shall not be changed unless required by the specific revisions to the system as specified or as indicated. Jack number (if still there). patch panels. as approved by the Architect/Engineer. extend and reconnect such items as required to maintain continuity of same. equipment and materials shall be specified by C&IT and done by this Contractor unless otherwise indicated. cable.. All electrical work in altered and unaltered areas shall be run concealed wherever possible.

3. B.8 A. All work activities are to be coordinated with the general contractor. All sleeves through the floor are to extend 4 inches above floor. but this Contractor shall be responsible for coordinating their accurate location and size. Consult with the Owner's Project Coordinator and C&IT Project Coordinator as to the methods of carrying on the work so as not to interfere with the Owner's operation any more than absolutely necessary. If there is a general contractor. All cutting. 3. CUTTING. Disputes regarding the cause of interference will be resolved by the Owner's representative or Architect/Engineer. SLEEVES Provide and install Hilti Speed Sleeve model CP-630 or EZ path fire stop system wherever conduits or cabling pass through fire rated walls. Promptly repair any damage to same at this Contractor's expense. COORDINATION Install work to avoid interference with work of other trades including. The general contractor is responsible for the construction schedule. mechanical and electrical trades. 3. patching and repair work shall be done by the Contractor. floors or cables pass through openings in walls. Adequately protect and preserve all existing and newly installed work. PATCHING AND DAMAGE TO OTHER WORK Refer to General Conditions for requirements. 3. Accordingly. Remove and relocate any work that causes interference at this Contractor's expense.B. 21 . unless otherwise noted. B. CHASES AND RECESSES Chases and recesses shall be provided by the Architectural Trades. B.7 A. Provide escutcheons at each sleeve in finished areas and adequate spacing between sleeves to accommodate escutcheons. all telecommunications services shall be kept in operation as long as possible and the services shall only be interrupted at such time as will be designated by the Owner's representative.6 A. Sleeves are used in standard walls & floors with no fire rating. architectural. but not limited to. C.5 A.

The plaster or acoustical tile insert shall be by the architectural trades. When access doors are in fire resistant wall or ceilings. trenching. provide Milcor No. 24 inches x 24 inches minimum size. ACCESS DOORS Provide access doors for installation by architectural trades. 3. PROTECTION AND HANDLING OF EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS Equipment and materials shall be protected from theft.11 A. Areas with accessible ceilings (ceilings where tiles are not fastened in place and can be individually removed without removal of adjacent tiles) will not require access doors. In the ceiling.. 3.3. with time design rating equal to or exceeding that of the wall or ceiling unless they were a part of the tested assembly. 3105 or 3206 for accessibility as mentioned above. electrical boxes and other equipment installed by the Contractor accessible. 3210. cover plates. Minimum size 12 inches x 12 inches.9 A. B. Protect conduit openings with temporary plugs or caps. EXCAVATION AND BACKFILLING Provide all excavation. Final cleanup shall include. B.10 A. Label.12 A. 22 . devices. B. dewatering and backfilling required for the telecommunications work. In the walls. tunneling. injury or damage. and removing all scrap cable and debris from pathways. Inc. C. B. they must bear the Underwriters Laboratories. but not be limited to. "DW" or "M" as required to make all controls. cleaning all telecommunications equipment spaces. 3. Refer to electrical Drawings and the architectural Specifications for excavating and backfilling methods and materials. Provide adequate storage for all equipment and materials delivered to the job site. provide Milcor No. Coordinate the work with other excavating and backfilling in the same area. CLEANING All debris shall be removed daily as required to maintain the work area in a neat. orderly condition. Equipment set in place in unprotected areas must be provided with temporary protection. Location of the space will be designated by the Owner's Project Coordinator or Architect.

3. source codes. this Contractor shall furnish to the General Contractor. and what is called for by either shall be as binding as if call for by both.13 A. graphical user interface screen shots and any other automation system programming data and material (Program Code) shall be provided to the UNIVERSITY in hard copy and on CD Rom in an unencrypted format acceptable to the UNIVERSITY. Provision of and Copyright assignment of the Program Code to the UNIVERSITY by the Vendor shall be conditions of final System acceptance by the UNIVERSITY. B. 3.15 Automation System Program Code A. D. an itemized breakdown of the estimated cost of the materials and labor required to complete this work.3. Provision of and Copyright assignment of the Program Code to the UNIVERSITY by the Vendor shall be conditions of the Purchase Order and contract acceptance by the Vendor. END OF SECTION 17010 23 . custom modules. The Contractor will understand that the work herein described shall be complete in every detail. C. The Drawings are not intended to be scaled for rough-in measurements or to serve as shop drawings. All automation system uncompiled and compiled program codes. This Contractor shall proceed only after receiving a written order from the General Contractor establishing the agreed price and describing the work to be done. They are intended to be cooperative. Field measurements. DRAWINGS AND MEASUREMENTS These Specifications and accompanying Drawings are intended to describe and provide for finished work. shall be taken by this contractor. B.14 A. EXTRA WORK For any extra telecommunications work that may be proposed. Copyright for the Program Code shall be assigned to the UNIVERSITY for purposes of system maintenance. necessary for ordering materials and fitting the installation to the building construction and arrangement.

fittings and finishes.1 A. NFPA-297 .Powering and Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment.Guide on Principles and Practices for Communication Systems. D.Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces. F.TELECOMMUNICATIONS INTERIOR PATHWAYS PART 4 .4 A. 24 . 4. ANSI/TIA/EIA 569-A . SUBMITTALS Submit all structured cabling system raceways and supports identified in this section under provisions of Section 17010. C.2 A. Shop Drawings: Indicate project specific part numbers.SECTION 17110 . G. ANSI/IEEE-110-1992 . BICSI – Building Industry Consulting Services International. ANSI/TIA/EIA 607 . support points.Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard.3 A. RELATED DOCUMENTS Related Sections include the following: 1. PROJECT RECORD DOCUMENTS Submit all structured cabling system raceways and supports identified in this section under provisions of Section 17010. C.” REFERENCES ANSI/NFPA 70 .National Electrical Code. dimensions. Division 17 Section “Telecommunications General Requirements.GENERAL 4.Commercial Building Grounding and Bonding Requirements for Telecommunications. Product Data: Provide for products specified and required. 4. 4. B. ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-A . E. B.

2. protect. and handle products to site under provisions of Section 17010. B. Where the accessible ceiling systems [raised access flooring systems] are used as the primary pathway. cable tray or J-hook support system. Intra-building backbone cabling shall be installed in conduit. 25 . B. DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEMS Communications cabling systems pathways shall be installed in accordance with ANSI/TIA/EIA 569-A.5 A. D. 4. PROJECT CONDITIONS Verify that field measurements are as shown on Drawings. Horizontal cabling (cabling from the telecommunications room to the work area outlet) pathways shall consist of [conduit] [cable tray] [J-hooks] [under floor duct system] [raised access flooring system] [accessible ceiling space] [cellular flooring system] as indicated on Drawings and as required. Protect products from corrosion and entrance of debris by storing above grade.PRODUCTS 5. AND HANDLING Deliver.B. C.1 A. B-Line. Erico-Caddy. cabling shall be installed [in main cable tray runs] as indicated on the Drawings. store. PART 5 . 4. Provide appropriate covering.7 A. B.6 A. B. Horizontal cable routed exposed through ceiling space shall be supported from J-hooks. with individual work area cables routed exposed [in conduit] and supported as specified herein. and cable pathways prior to rough-in. J-HOOKS Manufacturers: 1. 4. DELIVERY. STORAGE. Accurately record equipment layout and cable layouts in all telecommunication spaces. Verify routing and termination locations of conduits.

B. as applicable. etc. The Communication Cabling Contractor shall provide plastic and/or grounding bushings. J-hooks shall be a minimum of 5/8” wide and shall have a bearing surface that complies with required bend radii of the specified cables to be supported. D. D.. shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. All cutting. Any other wall or floor penetrations that aren’t fire rated. the Contractor shall provide and install Hilti Speed Sleeve model CP-630 or EZ path fire stop system. Contractor shall patch and repair any holes or other damage to walls or partitions and paint to match original. C. 26 . B. corrugated flexible conduit for use in plenum or riser installations as applicable. Fire-stopping materials shall be installed per manufacturer's recommendations and shall maintain partition rating and integrity. All fireproofing shall be applied in a neat manner with all excess material cleaned from all walls and surfaces. stubs and conduit terminations that may have been missed by the Electrical Contractor.1 A. non-metallic. using Engineer-approved materials. GENERAL Where cables pass through fire rated walls. the Contractor shall firestop the penetrations. 2. The penetration shall be sized per ANSI/TIA/EIA-569. floors. after final cable installation. Carlon. Endot. F. Install inner duct through conduits and sleeves for optical fiber cabling installations. This penetration sleeve must match the fire rating of the wall. INNERDUCT Manufacturers: 1. E. Contractor shall replace and re-install all fireproofing materials removed during cable installation. as applicable. C. J-hooks shall have flared or folded edges to prevent damage when installing cables.EXECUTION 6. PART 6 . Description: UL listed.C. on all conduit sleeves. patching and restoration to the original condition of walls. 5. ceilings. All ceiling removal and restoration required for the execution of this work shall be the responsibility of the Contractor.2 A. Provide each inner duct with one 1/4” W pull tape with a tensile rating of 900 lbs.

conduit. Increase size of support as required when multiple J-hooks (stacked or tree configuration) are attached to single support based on maximum loading capacity of J-hooks. H. L. This information must be returned to C&IT IT Customer Services Telecommunications department. as applicable. and sleeves. Coordinate routings and quantities with Drawings. mechanical piping and ductwork. Jack number (if still there). M. Any additional existing voice & data jacks demolished need to be documented. All J-hooks shall be supported directly from the structure above or wall mounted. Do not route exposed communications pathway within 12” of lighting fixtures and electrical power feeders. I. J. END OF SECTION 17110 T 27 . Provide all-thread rod with ¼” diameter or equivalent supporting means with suitable fasteners when attaching to structure or structural members. Communications cable pathway routing shall be coordinated with above ceiling work of other Contractors to avoid conflicts and potential sources of EMI. K.G. J-Hooks shall be spaced 48” Minimum or 60” maximum on center. N. approximate location in the room & the communication room where it terminated need to be identified. in cable tray. electrical conduit. independent of ceiling framing. Telecommunications cabling shall be routed in continuous conduit above hard ceilings or between floors in any kind of offset condition. Route inner duct for all fiber optic backbone cabling. A room number. All cabling installed exposed in accessible ceiling systems shall be supported by cable tray or J-hooks.

NFPA-75 . B. Cable management. D. 28 . Equipment shelves. F.GENERAL 7. ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B. C. ANSI/TIA/EIA 607-A . Division 17010 Section “Telecommunications General Requirements. 7.Powering and Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment.Commercial Requirements for Telecommunications.Protection of Electronic Computer Data Processing Equipment. BICSI – Building Industry Consulting Services International. REFERENCES ANSI/NFPA 70 . G. Equipment cabinets.” SECTION INCLUDES Equipment racks. C.3 .COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT SPACES SUPPOR HARDWAR PART 7 .2. 7.1. RELATED DOCUMENTS Related Sections include the following: 1. D. Building Grounding and Bonding ANSI/IEEE-110-1992 . B. NFPA-297 . Backboards.Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces.1 A.National Electrical Code. F. H. E.Guide on Principles and Practices for communication Systems.Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard.3 A. E. Telecommunications cable runway.2 A.SECTION 17130 . ANSI/TIA/EIA 569-A .

29 . Description: Nominal 19" x 84"H equipment rack. B. Verify routing and termination locations of conduits. Hubbell. elevations of equipment racks indicating all equipment to be installed. STORAGE. and all wall penetrations. and cable pathways prior to rough-in. Homaco. AND HANDLING Deliver. store. B. Product Data: Provide for racks and all cable management hardware Shop Drawings: Indicate dimensions.4 A. B. protect. B.PRODUCTS 8.6 A. Material: 6061-T6 heavy-duty aluminum or equivalent. Submit layout Drawings to scale of all communication rooms indicating routing of all cable runway. support points. 7. PROJECT CONDITIONS Verify that field measurements are as shown on Drawings. C.7 A. DELIVERY. and handle products to site under provisions of Section 17010. Protect products from corrosion and entrance of debris by storing above grade. with universal EIA hole spacing for mounting equipment and accessories. D. 2.1 A. Accurately record equipment layout and cable layouts in all telecommunication spaces.7. SUBMITTALS Submit under provisions of Section 17010. PROJECT RECORD DOCUMENTS Submit under provisions of Section 17010. EQUIPMENT RACKS Manufacturers: 1.5 A. 7. Provide appropriate covering. B. C. 7. PART 8 . and finishes.

Provide complete ground bar kit with all required hardware Provide power plug strip mounted to equipment rack. Homaco. VERTICAL CABLE MANAGEMENT Manufacturers: 1. H. Provide all hardware for floor mounting and anchoring. 8. as indicated on Drawings. 8. I. with a minimum of 6 surgeprotected outlets and 10-foot cord. G. Duct style cable management panel for mounting on equipment racks with slotted construction to allow multiple cable exits.3 A. 30 . WALL MOUNTED EQUIPMENT RACKS Manufacturers: 1. [double sided for front and rear management] and fluted to allow cables to pass from front to rear. Material: ASTM A569 steel or 5052-H32 aluminum. F.2 A. Material: Equivalent construction as floor mounted rack. 2. C. F. Provide complete ground bar kit with all required hardware. with steel hinge and mounting hardware.D. Provide one (1) equipment shelf and all mounting hardware. Blackbox. nominal 19" x 48"H. or 19" x 84"H. Height: Nominal 48 inches. Hubbell. Depth: Nominal 28 inches projection from wall. Provide power plug strip with a minimum of 6 surge-protected outlets in cabinet and 10 foot cord. Finish: Telco black powder coat. 3. Description 1. Width: Nominal 22 inches. Same as equipment rack. G. D. E. Removable solid cover. E. B. B. Description: Wall mounted rack. 3. 2.

Same as equipment [rack] [cabinet]. B. D. 31 . The side covers shall lift off easily via grip handles assembled to the covers. fixed shelves as required. 5. 2.5 A. B. Standard equipment cabinet. fully welded steel construction. left and right welded to form a self supporting framework. Cable management unit shall be [84”H] [96”H] by nominal 6”D Finish: Electrostatic powder coat. C. of ventilation. lockable front and rear doors (roof fans) cable management. The cabinet frame shall be constructed of four cold rolled steel components – top. The door shall be locking with a unique operator’s C. C. 8. 2. The front door shall be a window door assembled to the frame via spring-loaded hinges at the top and bottom. Provide (2) 3”W cable management units between racks and one 6”W at ends. The top and bottom shall be fabricated from 14 gauge cold rolled steel. HORIZONTAL CABLE MANAGEMENT Manufacturers: 1.4. 19" EIA mounting racks and adjustable. Provide all hardware required for securely mounting panel to equipment rack. E. will be nominal 24"W x 30"D x 84"H. Great Lakes Cabinets. 8. The side covers shall be constructed of 19 gauge cold rolled steel with double bent flanges along the entire perimeter. The vertical uprights shall have integral cable management channels with provisions for hook and loop or traditional cable ties. D-rings shall be nominally 5”D. post-fab painted in black. EQUIPMENT CABINETS Manufacturers: 1. in.4 A. D. E. Description Cable management bar with split D-rings [with pass-through holes] [removable cover] for mounting on 19” rails. bottom. The side cover shall have clusters of rectangular perforation to accommodate ventilation for equipment providing greater than 100 sq. Material: [Steel] [High-strength plastic]. Dimensions: Provide one (1) rack unit and two (2) rack unit sizes to coordinate with size of corresponding patch panel. Hubbell. Same as UTP connector. The frame shall be designed to be bolted side by side to other frames. The side members shall be fabricated from 16 gauge cold rolled steel. floor mounted.

The service personnel key shall operate both the rear and front doors. The latch shall be push button operated. WALL MOUNTED EQUIPMENT CABINETS Manufacturers: 1. J. lockable front and rear doors. The rear door shall be reinforced and have a cluster of rectangular perforations for ventilation. 3” deep. The operator’s key shall operate the front door only. The entire enclosure shall be finished with a durable polyurethane powder coat – medium texture. EXTRA LARGE EQUIPMENT CABINETS Description: Extra large equipment cabinets. The rear door shall be a steel door assembled to the frame via spring-loaded hinges at the top and bottom. center.6 A. The window shall be a . The top cover shall accept the mounting of a 250 CFM cooling fan. The latch shall be flush to the door. 19" or 23" EIA mounting racks as indicated and required. The center rails shall be formed in a ‘C’ profile. tapped on both the front and rear flanges so as to provide the functionality of an open frame rack. I. 32 . floor mounted.key. fixed shelves as required. 8. and rear. G. The cabinet bottom shall also be provided with holes for securing the cabinet to the floor. fully welded steel construction. H. B. nominal 30"W x 36"D x 84"H. The bottom panel shall be similarly configured with 6 knockout locations. and adjustable. The cabinet shall be pre-configured for 19” mounting with universal hole spacing per the EIA 310 standard requirements. and shall be black in color. from the bottom of the cabinet. The cabinet shall feature three sets of rails. Hubbell. The front set of rails shall be 20 rack positions high. cable management. front. three along each side to route cables directly into vertical cable organizers minimizing the number of bends to the cables. The front and rear rails shall be of an L shape. roof fans. The rear and center rails shall be the full internal height.7 A. K. designed to be replaced with a cooling fan. The top shall have a removable panel in the center. The rails shall be tapped for a #10-32 screw.125” acrylic panel secured to a reinforced steel frame. L. The recess of all three sets of rails shall be adjustable forward and back. F. 8. and six 3” diameter cable entry knockouts. The door shall be locking with a unique service personnel key.

The cabinet body shall consist of 16 gauge cold rolled steel formed and welded construction. 33 . wall mounted will be nominal 24"W x 48"H x 24"D. The door should be available in both solid and a framed window.12” or 0. The rear door shall consist of 16 gauge cold rolled steel formed and welded construction with a double bent flange along the door’s entire perimeter.88” through-hole openings. Dedicated 120V cabinet installed in cabinet. B. The wall mount cabinet shall be designed so that access to all internal components can be from the front or rear of the cabinet body by way of a dual hinge design. The top and bottom of the cabinet body shall also have a circular cut with a removable cover plate for the mounting of an optional 250 cfm cooling fan. There shall be two (2) pairs of wall mounting holes located at the upper and lower surface of the door. J. ½” EIA standard hole pattern. The top and bottom edge of the rear door shall each have three (3) through hole cut outs [3” in diameter] with removable plastic covers.125” thick acrylic panel secured to a reinforced steel frame. The cabinet shall be symmetrical in design to allow front and rear doors to open left or right. along with two (2) double ring knock out holes for 1. which operates the front door only. 5/8”. Great Lakes Cabinets. The rear door shall be symmetrical in design to allow for reverse mounting. Provide dedicated 120V circuit installed in cabinet. with equivalent construction as standard floor mounted cabinet except with double hinged center section.2. The door shall be locking with a unique key to operate the rear door only. The front door shall be made of 16 gauge cold rolled steel formed and welded construction. spaced 16” on center for mounting to studded wall construction. The window version shall have . with a double bent flange along the entire perimeter. medium texture. D. I. C. The door shall be locking with a unique operator’s key. The wall mount cabinet shall be pre-configured for 19” mounting with #12-24 tapped holes 5/8”. F. The 19” mounting rails shall be constructed of 11 gauge cold rolled steel. and be available in black or office white. Mounting rails shall also be fully adjustable from front to back of the cabinet. Equipment cabinet. The entire cabinet shall be finished with a durable polyurethane powder coat. E. G. The cabinet body sides shall have clusters of rectangular perforations to accommodate adequate ventilation for the enclosed equipment. H. Weight: Load capacity of the cabinet shall be 150 lbs.

or equivalent. Finish: Telco gray [black] powder coat. It is not permissible to support the cable runway from the center. 8. Homaco. Description: 16 gauge tubular steel stringer style.9 A. Provide same finish color as runway.C. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE RUNWAY Manufacturers: 1. E. Provide manufacturer's standard hardware and accessories indicated and required to provide a complete system. Provide flush hardware and supports to mount plywood to wall. equipment and terminating hardware and electronics equipment. Cable runway must be mounted from the sides.EXECUTION 9. 2. D. EQUIPMENT RACKS Contractor shall furnish and install wall mounted and floor-mounted equipment racks per manufacturer’s recommendation. Material: 3/8" x 1-1/2" tubular steel with 1/2" x 1" steel channel rungs. B. C. 3. with rungs 9"-12” O.8 A. H. Cablofil. Provide same finish color as runway. cable management. Width: 18 inches. or as indicated on Drawings. F. but not limited to cabling. 34 . Plywood shall have a minimum of two coats of fire-resistant. style and finish color as existing. or vertical members integrally attached to rungs. Provide minimum 3/8" diameter threaded rod and mounting hardware for cable runway.8. G. where applicable. PART 9 . Hubbell. No exception to this will be allowed. non-conducting paint applied to all sides of all sheets.1 A. Provide cable drop-off. Plywood sheets shall be free of all voids. Provide equipment racks of same type. BACKBOARDS Description: AC-grade fire rated or better plywood backboard in sheets measuring 4’W x 8’H x 3/4“D. Provide 6" H side mount vertical retaining posts on each side at minimum 48" intervals to maintain cabling on runway. B. The provided hardware shall have sufficient strength to carry all anticipated loads including. radius fittings as required for cable transitions from horizontal to vertical.

The racks shall be labeled according to the Drawings and in accordance with specification 17170 “Cable Plant Administration and Testing. Cabinets shall be installed in a location that allows both the front and rear door to open a full 90 degrees. 4. 9. Dedicated power circuits for each equipment rack will be located at the bottom or the top of the equipment racks as indicated on the drawings. Each equipment rack will have separate ground wire to the ground buss bar. the cabinet must be secured to the wall studs to assure adequate support for the enclosure and its contents. All racks. Wall Mount Cabinets 1. B. 3. cabinets and cable transport hardware shall be bonded to the communications system ground riser. G. Each free standing equipment cabinet will have a separate ground wire to the ground buss bar. Cabinets shall be installed in such a way as to not interfere with the use of the front door or hinged body section. 2. EQUIPMENT CABINETS Free Standing Cabinets 1.3 A. Each wall mount cabinet will have a separate ground wire to the ground buss bar. 35 . CABLE MANAGEMENT Install vertical and horizontal cable management panels per manufacturer’s recommendations. Cabinets employing cooling fans shall be installed such that there is at least 6” of clear space above the top of the fan casing.2 A. 9. 2. E. H. When mounting the cabinets to studded wall construction. 9. D. 3. F. EQUIPMENT SHELVES Install per manufacturer's recommendations using all hardware required.4 A.C.” Free standing equipment racks shall be bolted to the floor using anchors in concrete floor and toggle bolts through raised flooring. Wall mount cabinets shall arrive on site fully assembled and ready to install. Mount the top of the equipment racks to the bottom of cable runway unless noted otherwise on Drawings for the cable runway to be higher.

Runway shall run around 3 sides of perimeter of room and an additional 4th section across the center of the room securing the top of the equipment racks to the cable runway. B. C. Where overall length is greater than 10 ft. Provide adequate backboard space to allow a clean and workable arrangement for telephone and data connections. C.e. ceiling or structure above. one rms of cable management panels for one rms of patch panels. Provide supports recommended by manufacturers and no more than 10 ft O. Each section of the cable runway section will be grounded and bonded together. mount runway at each end to wall using appropriate hardware. provide supplemental support from structure above or from equipment racks and cabinets below. B. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLE RUNWAY Provide tubular steel cable runway in communications closets around 3 sides of the room for proper cable management. Securely fasten backboard to wall using appropriate hardware and mount at all four corners.6 A. Install vertical panels on each side of free-standing equipment racks. BACKBOARDS A minimum of three walls (or as indicated on Drawings) shall be covered with plywood backboards to a minimum 8’-6” above finished floor in all Telecommunications spaces and as indicated on Drawings. i. As a minimum. E. Provide all mounting hardware to securely mount to equipment racks. Normally no plywood is needed on the wall where the door is. wall. Provide additional supports as required to prevent runway from swaying.B. Install horizontal patch panels of equivalent quantity as patch panels and of equivalent size. 9. as required. Securely fasten backboard to wall-framing members (studs). 9. END OF SECTION 17130 36 . C. Mount runway directly to top of racks unless noted otherwise on drawings for the cable runway to be higher. D. F.5 A. Keep all non-voice data item to corners of shortest wall (doorwall). minimum. The cable runway will have a separate ground wire to the ground buss bar.C. Normally no cable runway will be needed on the door side wall unless cable sleeves / cable tray entering the communication room are over the door header or noted otherwise on the drawings.

RELATED DOCUMENTS Related Sections include the following: 1. The cable installed in the walls. E. 10. 10. FCC Part 15 . Cabling system performance shall meet or exceed current industry standards and/or manufacturers’ specifications as specified herein. CABLING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE General: 1. BICSI TCIM . C.2.1 A.TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING PART 10 .Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual. FCC Part 68 . F. PROJECT CONDITIONS Verify field measurements are as shown on Drawings.3 . 2. jack.National Electrical Code.GENERAL 10. Latest Edition.Telecommunications Cabling Installation Manual. Division 17010 Section “Telecommunications General Requirements.Connection of Terminal Equipment to the Telephone Network. B. FCC Part 76 .SECTION 17150 .1.Cable Television Service. & patch cords must be the same manufacture & model that forms the 37 . connectors. G.” Telecommunications construction drawings. Verify suitability of all pathways prior to cable installation. B. ANSI/NFPA 70 . 2.Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard.2 A. REFERENCES ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B.4 A. BICSI TDMM . 10.Radiation Limits. patch panels.3 A. Latest Edition. D.

2. A plenum category 5E (CAT5E) cabling in a 25 pair cable bundle is to be utilized for voice (telephone) building backbone riser only. 38 . singlemode dispersion unshifted fiber optic cable. clarifications and bulletins to the original standard referenced as well as any standards cross-referenced. wireless access points & security camera horizontal wiring.5]/125µm core/cladding fiber optic cable. Hubbell NEXTSPEED Cat 6 enhanced 2. horizontal cabling and connecting hardware performance requirements as well as installation standards and techniques and field testing and verification of performance. The total system shall meet the performance criteria described below. complete cabling system channel. c. Beldon DataTwist 600e 5. any one of the following five cat6e structured cabling system products are acceptable: 1. d. The referenced standards describing the performance below shall apply to backbone cable. The cable shall be rated for 1310nm and b.5dB/km @ 850nm 1. Multimode: [62. Fiber optic cabling shall be utilized for all data building backbone riser. data. The referenced standards describing the performance below shall include all revisions. a. The cable and connector devices shall be certified compatible by the manufacturer of each component to meet the performance criteria described below. Submit manufacturer’s certification with submittals. 4. CommScope Uniprise 7504 Cat6E Category 6e performance is defined by the manufacturers of the above cabling products. B. D. e. C. a. Category 6 enhanced (CAT6E) cabling shall be utilized for all voice. Category 5E performance is defined by TIA/EIA 568-B for 100 ohm UTP cables and associated connecting hardware whose transmission characteristics are specified up to 16 MHz. The cable shall be dual rated for 850nm and 1300nm and meet all performance requirements of TIA/EIA 568-B at each transmission wavelength.0dB/km @ 1300nm Bandwidth: 160MHz*km @ 850nm 500 MHz*km @ 1300nm Singlemode: Provide nominal 9/125µm core/cladding. Fiber optic performance is defined as follows: 1. Maximum attenuation: 3. 5.3. BerkTek-Ortronics Lanmark-2000 4. For WSU projects. Superior-Essex/Leviton NextGain Cat6EX 3.

c. 3.. No exception to this will be allowed.7 A. termination and testing. A letter of certification from the manufacturer shall be included in the bid submittal. etc.g. Samples (May Be Required) 1. Submit proposed schemes for Engineer/Owner review prior to installation. 1510nm and meet all performance requirements of TIA/EIA 568-B at each transmission wavelength. configuration.5dB/km @ 1550nm Bandwidth: 2GHz*km @ 1310nm 2GH*/km @ 1550nm CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS The installing Contractor shall be certified by the cabling and connector manufacturer of the structured cabling system product selected from 1.) of length 100 feet. SUBMITTALS Product Data Sheets: 1. on each product data sheet. installation. and all accessories specified and required for a complete installation. UNIT PRICING Provide separate unit pricing included with bid for each of the following: 1. and submit together for Engineer's review.5dB/km @ 1310nm 0. Submittals shall be complete and bound in 3-ring binders (or similar fashion) for Engineer's approval prior to ordering equipment. The binders shall contain manufacturer's product data sheets for the specific items to be installed for this project. patch panels. 39 . Submit sample of labeling scheme proposed for the project. B. faceplate. connectors. including all cabling. A. racks. C.4.6 A.b. 2. Attach one set to the cable samples. etc. etc. outlets. 10. Samples shall be 12" in length and shall be labeled. B. Contractor shall highlight or otherwise identify each specific item to be installed. style. The Contractor shall indicate specific color. Include all labeling scenarios such as cables. 2. 3. A complete workstation drop of each type of outlet indicated (e. 10.C (above). by catalog number. Maximum Attenuation: 0. e. 10.5 A. Submit 2 sets of samples of all types of cable labels to be provided in this section. d. Submit samples of all cabling to be provided in this section for Engineer's review prior to installation. labeling.

8 A. C.2. Warranty Coverage 1. The UTP voice and data cabling system shall be warranted by the manufacturer(s) of the components for a period of not less than 20 years from the time the installation is deemed complete. 3. 3.all passive components of the cabling system shall be warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship. as well as those introduced in the future. Performance . 3. All new or replacement components shall be furnished new. Provide a Permanent Link warranty for all voice drops. It shall be the sole responsibility of the low voltage cabling Contractor to register the project with the manufacturer(s) and meet all manufacturers' warranty requirements. that require the specified cabling system per TIA. No exception to this will be allowed. including all labor performed by a manufacturer-certified installer. ISO & cabling manufacture specifications. at all frequencies specified. Never used. as required. Warranty shall cover repair or replacement of all defective components free of charge. reconditioned. It shall be the sole responsibility of the low voltage cabling Contractor shall provide Owner with test results. all manufacturers' warranty certificates with Record Documents including a site plan elevation with outside plant man holes. or refurbished components shall be allowed. hand holes & conduit. reused.all passive components.the installed Permanent Link and Channel shall be warranted to support all current applications. Applications . Warranty Requirements 1. UTP CABLING SYSTEM WARRANTY General 1. Submit letter of certification from the manufacturer to the engineer at time of submittal. Provide a Channel warranty for all data drops. as installed. 4. This will exceed TIA and ISO performance specifications for Permanent Link and Channel. 2. shall meet or exceed all published performance data. B. 2. Product . 40 . Complete schedule C of WSU’s purchasing bid package. The installing Contractor shall be certified by the cabling and connector manufacturers as an approved and trained installer of their equipment. 10. 2.

Cable shall have water-blocking properties to prevent water penetration and fiber damage. Description: Nominal 9/125 µm. 11. as indicated on Drawings. [6] [12] [18] [24] [36] [48] [96] strand or as indicated on Drawings. rated for outdoor use.PART 11 . 24 AWG. B. Description: Nominal 9/125 µm. Superior-Essex BerkTek-Ortronics Beldon Hubbell CommScope Description: 1. Cable shall have maximum 12 stands per tube. INTRA-BUILDING COPPER BACKBONE (VOICE ONLY) Manufacturers: 1. INTER-BUILDING FIBER OPTIC BACKBONE Singlemode fiber optic cabling 1. loose tube. 4. Cable shall have water-blocking properties to prevent water penetration and fiber damage. and an overall UV resistant.1 A. rated for outdoor use. [6] [12] [18] [24] [36] [48] [96] strand or as indicated on Drawings. 3. BerkTek-Ortronics d. Twisted pair copper conductors. 41 . 2. Corning c. CommScope 2. Manufacturers: a. 3. loose tube. loose tube. Description: Nominal 9/125 µm. and an overall Polyethylene jacket. armored cable. 4. Systimax b.2 A. OFNR rated for indoor/outdoor use. [6] [12] [18] [24] [36] [48] [96] strand or as indicated on Drawings. Cable shall have maximum 12 stands per tube. flame retardant jacket. and an overall Polyethylene jacket. all-dielectric cable. 5. Cable shall have maximum 12 stands per tube. Provide [25] [50] [100] pair cable bundles. Cable shall have water-blocking properties to prevent water penetration and fiber damage.PRODUCTS 11. solid annealed copper.

Horizontal & Vertical fiber cable shall be furnished with performance requirements for the system served (voice. c.2. 3. c. Horizontal & Vertical fiber cable shall be furnished with performance requirements for the system served (voice. UL Listed CMR. lowsmoke PVC insulation for plenum applications. 2. 2. 42 . and uniquely identified fibers with an overall orange sheath. B. Flame-retardant PVC insulation for riser rated applications. Cable shall be comprised of individually jacketed. Singlemode fiber optic cabling 1. d.5]/125 µm. OFNP. color-coded for each conductor per industry standards. b. CMP as required. and uniquely identified fibers with an overall yellow sheath. video or data) as indicated on the drawings riser diagram. d. INTRA-BUILDING FIBER OPTIC BACKBONE Multimode fiber optic cabling 1. tight buffered. 5. OFNP. [6] [12] [18] [24] [36] [48] strand or as indicated on Drawings. b. Manufacturers: Systimax Corning BerkTek-Ortronics CommScope Description: [62. [6] [12] [18] [24] [36] [48] strand or as indicated on Drawings. a. 11. flame-retardant PVC outer jacket for riser rated applications. Manufacturers: Systimax Corning BerkTek-Ortronics CommScope Description: Nominal 9/125 µm. video or data) as indicated on the drawings riser diagram. 25 pair binder groups color coded per industry standards. gray low-smoke PVC outer jacket for plenum applications. 3. 4. White. tight buffered. Cable shall be comprised of individually jacketed. Cable rated Category 5 voice backbone cable.3 A. a. 3.

100 ohm. COPPER HORIZONTAL CABLING Manufacturers: 1. Furnish keystones (icons) for jack identification. 2.4 C above. 11. UTP JACKS AND CONNECTORS Manufacturers: 1. 6. video or data) as indicated on the drawings riser diagram. purple jacket for security camera cabling. 8 conductor. 4. Ortronics Leviton Hubbell Beldon B.5 A. Rated to match the performance of the cabling system they are installed on. 3. 2. [CMR] [CMP]. with green jacket for data & wireless access points. snap-in type. CommScope BerkTek-Ortronics Superior-Essex Hubbell Beldon B. Wireless access point & security camera data jacks will terminate in their own separate group of patch panels installed in the equipment racks. server. Color coded for system served as indicated on the Drawings. 5. universal modular jack. Designed to terminate 22-26 AWG solid on insulation-displacement 110-style connectors. 43 . printer etc. 3. 4. 2. 8 position. Workstation. Horizontal cable shall be furnished with performance requirements for the system served (voice. Voice jacks will terminate on wall mount 110 type termination blocks. 4. yellow jacket for voice cabling. wireless access points & security cameras jacks shall be [orange]. 3. Modular jacks for UTP cables: 1. data jacks will terminate in their own group of patch panels installed in equipment racks. Category 6 enhanced: 23 AWG.4 A. 2. color coded for T568A &T568B wiring. non-keyed. UTP. Keystones for voice jacks shall be [White] and keystones for data. 5. 3. Contacts shall be minimum 50 micron gold-plated in the contact area. Description: 1. See exact products in section 10. 5. 4-pair. terminated with a 110 style pc board connector. CommScope UNJ600.11.

Horizontal and vertical cable management hardware front and rear.75" high). Cross connect blocks shall be used for voice connectivity [backbone to] horizontal cross connects: 44 .6 A. UTP PATCH PANELS Manufacturers: 1. Wireless access point & security camera data jacks will be terminated on their own patch panel separate from the workstation data jack patch panels. 2. Provisions for icons and labeling to comply with the labeling requirements in specification 17170. Constructed of black anodized aluminum with adequate structural integrity so that panel will not deflect when center of panel is pushed with the hand. Ortronics Leviton Hubbell Beldon B. Terminations for the “building side” cabling on 110-style insulation pc board connectors color-coded for T568B terminations. 4. 2. 3. 5. 7. 4. 5. 5. 2. 11. Patch panel shall serve as data jack. 4. UTP Patch Panel: 1. CommScope. Patch panel shall be configured for standard 19” rack mounting. 10.11. Maximum 6 port groupings of replaceable modules. CROSS-CONNECT BLOCKS Manufacturers: 1. security camera and wireless access point system horizontal cross connect. "Cable Plant Administration and Testing". High density type with 24 modular jack ports for every standard rack mount unit (1. 3. CommScope UMP610-24P or UMP610-48P. 6. 3. 8. Cross-connect blocks 1. Ortronics Leviton Hubbell Beldon B. 9.7 A. Performance shall meet the performance of the cabling system they are installed on.

as required. The frames and horizontal wiring troughs shall be constructed of steel (painted white or ivory in color). Blocks shall be marked black every fifth pair. In almost all cases in labs. 11. impedance-matched. as specified. Face plates for recessed outlet boxes shall be high-strength nylon. blocks. top and bottom. Face plates for wall mounted workstation outlets shall allow a minimum 2 and maximum of 6 positions and accept snap-in jacks. having compatible performance as copper UTP horizontal and fully warranted. 11. 2. C. stainless steel plates will be called out in lieu of plastic.9 A. for each data port in patch panel outlet and one (1) patch cord for each data port for the workstation. Shall be the same manufacturer & type as the cable. solid. E. Locate backbone frames on the right and horizontal frames on the left. 5. 4-pair. Reference construction drawings. the wiring blocks. Provide duplex mounting frames. 100 Ohm. length as specified above.2. one of each length specified. UTP patch cords of similar construction.. 6. connecting blocks and vertical frames shall be constructed of molded polycarbonate. unless otherwise noted. For the communication room side provide 24 AWG. and clear polycarbonate covers for each label. B.8 A. Provide wire management frames between adjacent vertical sections to allow management of cross connect wiring. vertical and horizontal wiring troughs. D. UTP PATCH CORDS Manufacturers: 1. 45 . Wall mount 110 type wiring blocks mounted in a modular frame design that includes the frame. Provide stainless steel faceplates with attachment hooks for hanging telephone device for outlets indicated as wall phone outlets. to mate and match jacks to face plates. 4. 3. Description: 1. Provide two (2) patch cords. single-or double-gang as required and as applicable. as required. jacks & patch panels installed in the building. B. and designation strips. FACE PLATES Manufacturers: Same as jacks and connectors. Face plates shall be equipped with label slots. [white] color.

Telecommunications department prior to installation. For the workstation room side provide cords with stranded conductors and jacketing for greater flexibility. [1’] in length.3. 4. All [SC/APC] connectors and ferrules shall be green in color. 2. Field installed [SC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTER – BUILDING tie cabling between buildings.10 A. D. green color for the access point & [3’] in length. gray color for the workstation. Field installed [SC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTRA – BUILDING riser tie cabling between communication rooms. Connectors shall be epoxy polish [SC/APC] type with ceramic ferrule with tool kit. Corning Cable Systems. Provide [black] color connector. Provide [blue] color connector. 2. Provide [black] color connector. 6. Coordinate possible different lengths with Owner. purple color for the security cameras. Multimode fiber optic connectors shall be: 1. Singlemode fiber optic connectors for video shall be: 1. Field installed [SC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTER – BUILDING tie cabling between buildings. Field installed [SC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTER – BUILDING tie cabling between buildings. Singlemode fiber optic connectors shall be: 1. 5. Patch cords shall be [10’-15’] in length. [3’-7’] in length. 2. 46 . Connectors shall be fusion type. Provide [green] color connector. B. having compatible performance as copper UTP horizontal and fully warranted. Field installed [SC/APC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTRA – BUILDING riser tie cabling between communication rooms. Provide [green] color connector. Field installed [SC] type in 12/24 port panels for INTRA – BUILDING riser tie cabling between communication rooms. C. 11. Compression type connectors shall not be allowed. FIBER OPTIC CONNECTORS FOR BOTH INTER – BUILDING & INTRA – BUILDING CABLES Manufacturers: 1. as required. Field Install A Minimum of 2 strands or Coordinated exact quantities and requirements for [SC/APC] terminated fiber optic strands with C&IT-IT Customer Services. 3. 4. gray color for the communication room. Provide [black] color connector.

complete with slide-out fiber management tray and management rings and clips to maintain minimum bend radius of fibers. Description: Rack-mounted splice enclosure with splice trays. C. COPPER SPLICING PRODUCTS Manufacturers: 1. locking front and rear doors.11. Provisions for icons and labeling to comply with the labeling requirements in specification 17170. Provide all hardware and accessories required to make the quantity and type of splices as indicated on the Drawings. Rack-mounted. B. B. and lockable front and rear doors. Splice trays shall be for heat-shrink fusion splices and compatible with splice panel. 2. clear. 2. 11. indoor. and open-side design for easy fiber egress. Description: Copper splice case. Corning BerkTek-Ortronics B. FIBER OPTIC PATCH PANELS Manufacturers 1. grommeted entry points. CommScope. Corning BerkTek-Ortronics 11. re-openable. tinted-polycarbonate front door (03U and 04U panels only). 2. sized for pair counts indicated on Drawings.13 A. 3M – Series 2-Type FR 510 Closure. CommScope. Description: 1. 47 . "Cable Plant Administration and Testing". 3. FIBER OPTIC SPLICE PANELS Manufacturers: 1. 3.12 A. minimum 24-port patch panel with modules or panels as indicated suitable for mounting connector types as specified and as required. cable strain relief hardware.11 A. sliding shelf.

All data/communication cables. 12" (305 mm) from high voltage lighting (including fluorescent). Do not support or tie-wrap any cables to ductwork. mechanical systems. GENERAL In addition to the notes contained on the Drawings. No tie-raps or bundling allowed. CABLE ROUTING Route all cables and cable raceways parallel to or perpendicular to building structure. The number of voice/data cables per hanger shall not exceed manufacture rating. H.PART 12 . electrical conduits. Level changes may require additional support. I.1 A. or by j-hooks. All cables shall be installed as single continuous "home-run" pulls from connector block to connector block. K. shall be supported by jhooks supported from the bar joists or trusses.EXECUTION 12. J. 2.2 A. the following Contractor notes shall apply. All cable must be free of tension at both ends as well as over the length of the run. Do not directly lay or route voice/data cables on ductwork. plumbing lines. 3. D. whether in approved cable tray. The maximum spacing of cable hangers and supports shall be 60 inches or less. 4. 5" (125 mm) from power lines of 2 KVA or less. piping and plumbing systems or on top of the lay-in ceiling tile. E. 12. 39" (1 m) from power lines of 5 KVA or greater. C. G. not installed in conduits. in conduit. F. Communication cable and infrastructure shall be independently supported. or from patch panel in the telecommunications room to voice/data workstation outlet in the work area. 39" (1 m) from transformers and motors. or ceiling system. Minimum clearance distance requirements shall be observed: 1. fire suppression. B. 48 . Cable that is run above a suspended ceiling should be supported per manufacturer's recommendations. Contractor shall be responsible to replace all fire-proofing materials displaced during installation of hangers to maintain required fire rating of structure.

The cables must also be installed at the proper room temperature. gouges. cuts or any other physical damage which may cause physical or electrical characteristic alterations to the cables. etc. O. Q. Provide neatly bundled slack loop 1 foot above the ceiling at workstation end. Contractor shall supply neatly bundled slack loops of length 10 feet for all cabling in telecommunications spaces. Contractor to install all modular jack dust covers and 110 style module "stuffer" caps as per manufacturer's recommendations on all workstation outlets and patch panels. patch panels. The punch blocks shall be mounted to the plywood backboard. 49 . M. Support inner duct with j-hooks a maximum five feet on center when not routed in conduit or cable tray. Route all optical fiber cabling in inner duct. or alter the electrical characteristics of the voice/data cables. all cables are free of kinks. N. Wireless access point & security camera data jacks will be terminated on their own patch panel separate from the workstation data jack patch panels. Any of these conditions will constitute a replacement of the installed cable. E.3 A. as specified by the cable manufacturer when installing the cables. All voice and data cables shall be terminated in accordance with ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B installation guidelines. Provide Velcro cable ties periodically in all runs and within the telecommunications spaces provide slack loops per standards and to neatly bundle cables. crimp or in anyway deform or cause physical damage to the cable jacket. Provide sufficient slack and manage cabling accordingly. test & warranty it. B. Contractor to observe all minimum bend radius and tension limitations. 12. CABLE TERMINATIONS The Contractor who installs the communications cabling shall terminate & test the finished link. All voice (phone) cables shall terminate in the designated telecommunications room to standard 110 type punch down blocks. twists. bind. All cable terminations shall be free of stress or tension when complete. high density. sharp bends. Terminate all wiring at both ends using the T568B convention. Only Velcro straps are permitted as cable bundle supports. No exceptions to this will be allowed. Waterfalls from cable tray shall not pinch.L. D. It is not allowed to have a non certified electrical contractor install the communications cable & have another certified contractor terminate.. C. F. Contractor shall take care to assure that during and upon completion of the installation. P. All data cables shall be terminated on rack mounted. G.

Provide “D rings” & cable management between blocks. VOICE CONNECTING BLOCKS Contractor shall mount 110 style-connecting blocks on plywood backboard. B.7 A. Mount surface outlets securely in place in consistent locations on systems furniture. Coordinate with furniture installer. OUTLETS Contractor shall coordinate the location of all outlets with the architectural furniture layouts and the Engineer and WSU C&IT. Contractor shall provide standard faceplate with blank inserts for all outlets indicated as "future". as required. and video jacks in face plates for flush and surface-mounted workstation outlets. END OF SECTION 17150 50 . Contractor to furnish and install voice. PATCH PANELS The Contractor shall provide patch panels and cable management panels in equipment racks.5 A. Mount patch panel according to equipment rack elevations.6 A.12. data. B. 12. 12. FACE PLATES Contractor shall furnish and install faceplates on wall boxes and raceway as required and as indicated on the Drawings. C. B.4 A. 12.

Powering and Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment. D. NFPA-297 . C. Division 17010 Section “Telecommunications General Requirements. B. ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B-1.3 A. Include signed and dated reports certifying the test results. ANSI/TIA/EIA 569-A .2 A.Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling Standard. apply to work of this section.GENERAL 13.Commercial Building Grounding and Bonding Requirements for Telecommunications.3 .2. RELATED DOCUMENTS Drawings and general provisions of the contract.CABLE PLANT ADMINISTRATION AND TESTING PART 13 .National Electrical Code. ANSI/EIA/TIA 607 . SUBMITTALS Submit under provisions of Section 17010. ANSI/IEEE-110-1992 .SECTION 17170 . Related Sections include the following: 1. REFERENCES ANSI/NFPA 70 . Reports: Submit final. G.” B. BICSI – Building Industry Consulting Services International.1 A. including General and Supplementary Conditions and Division 1 specification sections.Guide on Principles and Practices for Communication Systems. F. C. 13. Product Data: Provide for all cable and device labeling apparatus.Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces. 51 . E. certified test reports in bound booklet and electronic media. B. 13.

5 A.1 A. Protect products from corrosion and entrance of debris by storing above grade. 13. and handle Products to site under provisions of Section 16010. DELIVERY. 4. AND HANDLING Deliver. B. C. Provide appropriate covering. and panels.4 A.EXECUTION 15. Machine-printed permanent glossy polyester labels for racks. faceplates. 3. STORAGE. (Brady B-422). LABELING Contractor to install all faceplate and equipment labels in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and the specifications. Brother P-Touch. 2. Accurately record equipment layout and cable layouts in all telecommunication spaces.13. Equivalent by Tester manufacturer. Verify routing and termination locations of conduits. All labels shall be 52 . Brady. self-laminating vinyl for cabling and patch cords. protect. Description 1. and cable pathways prior to rough-in.1 A.PRODUCTS 14.6 A. PROJECT CONDITIONS Verify that field measurements are as shown on Drawings. cabinets. store. 13. B. B. Equivalent by UTP connectivity manufacturer. PROJECT RECORD DOCUMENTS Submit under provisions of Section 17010. Machine-printed. LABELS Manufacturers: 1. (Brady B-427) PART 15 . PART 14 . B.

Numbering schemes for fiber panels. [cable type]-[WSU Building Number]-[floor number]-[communication room number]. I. If the access point is in a corridor. Wireless access point jacks labeling scheme is [WAP] . F. 222-D02. E. Patch panel labels shall be printed with the associated user data jack number. All pieces of voice and data equipment. Data jacks shall be orange located in the outlet bottom position (vertical) or the outlet right position (horizontal). Verify room numbering with Owner prior to installation of labels. M. D.315 Voice & data jack labeling scheme is [Room Number] – [jack number + function]. Example: BRC-027. Labeling shall be consistent at each end of cabling and at WAP outlet and patch panel or connecting block. use the closest room number. Labels shall meet the requirements of UL 969 as outlined in the ANSI/TIA/EIA Standard 606. C. All access point & security camera jacks will be terminated on their own patch panel separate from the workstation data patch panels. 222-V02. 223-V01. including wires. 222-D01. Labeling shall be consistent at each end of cabling and at WAP outlet and patch panel or connecting block. etc labeling shall be consistent at each end of cabling and at workstation outlet and patch panel or connecting block. If the security camera is in a corridor. Ex: 222-V01. Security camera jacks labeling scheme is [CAM] . 53 . Do not install labels closer than 3" to the termination point. Contractor shall submit a sample of patch panel label strips to the Engineer for approval prior to installation. All horizontal and backbone subsystem copper and fiber cables shall be labeled at each end. L. 223-D01. K. B. Do not use room numbers that appear on construction drawings.neatly installed and shall be level with the floor and properly aligned on the faceplate. copper patch panels & voice wall 110 punch blocks will go in ascending order. fibers and their respective terminations shall be labeled and identified in accordance with ANSI/TIA/EIA Standard 606.03. All labels must be based on the final room numbers. Voice jacks shall be White located in the outlet top position (vertical) or the outlet left position (horizontal). use the closest room number.[Room Number]. Labeling is required at intermediate points such as pullboxes and consolidation points (where appropriate). cables. G. Intra-building fiber riser cable labeling scheme is for building riser cables between communication rooms. H.[Room Number]. J.

3. B. The Category 6E Horizontal Cable Certification reports shall have complete testing of Permanent Link for voice drops and Channel for data drops. Category 6E UTP cable and patch cord installations shall be fully tested and verified in accordance with TIA/EIA-568-B specifications. according to all manufacturer's requirements for warranty and all testing required by TIA/EIA. Cable length (Channel and Permanent Link). All cable testing shall be conducted by an experienced technician using a Microtest Omni Scanner. F. G.15. 3. Correct pair polarity. 9. Continuity checks on each cable. cable or component not satisfactorily passing tests or failing to meet quality installation standards as described in the specification. 2. or Engineer-approved equal for certification testing. 10. or Agilent Technologies (HP/Scope Communications) WireScope 350.2 A.matching faceplate numbers on patch panels Test Date Cable Length Wire-Map Network Tests for 100BASE-TX and 1000BASE-T Attenuation Near End CrossTalk (NEXT) Power-sum NEXT (PS-NEXT) Attenuation to Cross Talk Ratio (ACR) Power-sum Attenuation to Cross Talk Ratio (PS-ACR) D. Any outlet. E. C. at frequency increments up to 250MHz as indicated in TIA/EIA-568-B and shall include the following: 1. 7. I. It should identify each cable or jack number on the test results. 8. 54 . Correct cable labeling at both ends. The cable tester shall be calibrated to the type of cable being tested prior to beginning the cable certifications. including. but not limited to: 1. 2. UTP SYSTEM TESTING Upon completion of the cable installation. Cable/Faceplate Number -. checking for opens and shorts. the Contractor shall perform complete copper cable certification tests. shall be repaired and/or replaced as directed by the Engineer at the Contractor's expense. Tests shall be performed with connectors installed. The Contractor shall prepare complete cable test reports for all installed cables for review and acceptance by the Engineer WSU C&IT prior to acceptance of the cabling system. 4. 6. Descriptions of the proposed calibration procedure shall be submitted to the Engineer for approval prior to beginning any testing. 4. H. 5.

All cable testing shall be conducted by an experienced technician using a Microtest Simplifiber meter or equivalent tester. 5. B. Provide test report and include as a minimum the following information for all cables: 1. J. Fiber cable number Fiber length. D. 3. Equal Level Far End CrossTalk (ELFEXT) Power-sum Equal Level Far End CrossTalk (PS-ELFEXT) Return Loss Propagation Delay Delay Skew Signal to Noise Ratio Upon completion. C. 5. Attenuation (loss in dB). Provide the manufacture warranty certificate upon completion. the Contractor shall perform complete fiber cable certification tests. Tester make and model no. 13. END OF SECTION 17170 55 . Test date Tester make and model no. 3. the Contractor shall install the faceplate labels and modular jack dust covers. Provide (1) electronic copy of test results in PDF file format. 15. before final payment the following must be provided: 1. 14. testing all cables in both directions. After the horizontal cable tests have been performed. K. No exception to this will be allowed. 6.11. 16. OPTICAL FIBER SYSTEM TESTING Upon completion of the fiber cable installation. 15. 2. 12. Test date. 2. 4. Test all fiber (100%) using a power meter. 4.3 A. Tester calibration date. according to all manufacturer's requirements for warranty and all testing required by TIA/EIA.

operations or methods listed. The Contractor shall provide a list of all its subcontractors. mentioned or scheduled on drawings and/or herein. The Contractor shall provide references for each subcontractor showing evidence of their having successfully completed at least three similar projects. and building occupancy schedules. Site visits may be required at the discretion of WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Site visits may be required at the discretion of WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. equipment and incidentals necessary and required for their completion. 56 . articles. NFPA. The representatives from WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services shall be David Fleig. Site C. Prior to start of work. The Contractor shall show evidence upon request that he maintains a fully equipped service organization capable of furnishing adequate certification. D.wayne. F. For requirements of work in existing buildings refer to Section 17010 and as otherwise noted herein. The System shall allow the building Owner the capability of providing and regulating the distribution of digital and analog Standard Definition Television (SDTV) and High Definition Television (HDTV) channels and media to each individual jack or outlet. state and local codes. materials.GENERAL 16. CONDITIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS All work shall conform to the most current revision of WSU Standards for Communications Infrastructure. testing. inspection and service to the System. materials. including labor.edu/WSU-CommunicationsStandards. I. including replacement parts.SECTION 17500 – C&IT CATV SPECIFICATIONS AND TESTING PART 16 .1 A. H. Provide all items. Coordinate all work with WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services and WSU FP&M for access to buildings and telecommunications spaces. 313-577-0845 and Pete Garabedian 313-577-1955. E. The Contractor shall provide references and shall show evidence of having successfully completed at least three similar projects.pdf B. which is available online at: http://ucomm. All work shall be in compliance with the most current NEC. G. ordinances and regulations of any other governing body having jurisdiction. the Contractor’s design and plan shall be reviewed and approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services.

All pathways and cores shall be firestopped as required per the attached Section 17110 document. the Contractor shall furnish two complete sets of operating instructions and other information necessary for proper installation and maintenance of System components. D. Deviations from the drawings. C. The manufacturer shall have supplied similar apparatus to comparable installations rendering satisfactory service for at least three years. O. Pull strings shall be installed in all pathways. They shall be followed as closely as possible as the construction will permit. N. conduit.visits may be required at the discretion of WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services.2 A. L. All electronic equipment and cable shall be new and shall be products of a manufacturer of established reputation and experience. mechanical drawings in all matters pertaining to mechanical trades and electrical drawings in all matters pertaining to electrical trades. DRAWINGS The drawings show the location and general arrangement of equipment. Where there are conflicts or differences between the drawings for the K. 16. Arrange work accordingly. As-built drawings and documentation of the System performance shall be provided in three ring binders and supplied in both CD and hardcopy formats. electrical systems and related items. provide such fittings. AutoCad shall be used for all drawings supplied on CD. labor and installation materials whether specified or not to provide a complete turnkey. J. with the exception of routing and other such incidental changes that do not affect the serviceability of the System. The architectural and structural drawings take precedence in all matters pertaining to the building structure. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF shall be used for all word-processed files and related documentation supplied on CD. 57 . B. After completion of the contract. Examine the drawings of other trades and verify the conditions governing the work on the job site. M. shall not be made without the written approval of WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. P. junction boxes and accessories as may be required to meet such conditions. operating System. All equipment and cables shall be installed according to accepted construction regulations and practices and shall comply with manufacturers’ recommendations. Q. The Contractor shall furnish all necessary equipment.

various trades, report such conflicts or differences to WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services for resolution. The Architect/Engineer does not have authority to approve any changes due to conflicts in documents. Approval must come from WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services Department. Primary contact is Pete Garabedian (313) 577-1955 backup contact is Dave Fleig (313) 577-0845. 16.3 A. B. C. D. E. F. 16.4 A. B. 16.5 A. STANDARDS, CODES AND REFERENCES ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-B-1,2,3 Standard ANSI/NFPA 70 FCC Part 15 FCC Part 76 BICSI TDMM Edition DOCSIS 3.0 or later PROJECT CONDITIONS Verify field measurements are as shown on Drawings. Verify suitability of all pathways prior to cable installation. SUBMITTALS Product Data Sheets 1. Submittals shall be complete and bound in 3-ring binders or similar fashion for WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services approval prior to ordering equipment. The binders shall contain manufacturer’s product data sheets for the specific items to be installed for this Project. Contractor shall highlight or identify each specific item to be installed, by catalog number, on each product data sheet. The Contractor shall indicate specific color, style, configuration, etc., and all accessories specified for a complete, turnkey installation. Contractor shall provide detailed line item pricing and a bill of materials for all aspects of the System. Provide product data sheets for all specified and required products prior to purchase of any materials. Commercial Building Telecommunications

National Electrical Code, Latest Edition Radiation Limits Cable Television Service Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, Latest Cable Television Standards

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CATV BROADBAND SYSTEM DESCRIPTION The System shall utilize trunk and branch topology. The System shall utilize 0.500 inch diameter hard-line trunk with RG-6U branches. The System may utilize RG-11U Quad Shield, Double-braided coaxial trunk cable with RG-6U branches in special cases. Use of RG-11U trunk cable shall be determined and permitted solely by the representatives of WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. The System shall allow the building Owner the capability of providing and regulating the distribution of digital and analog Standard Definition Television (SDTV) and High Definition Television (HDTV) channels and media to each individual jack or outlet. Branch circuits shall be tapped directly into the trunk and shall be home runs from the nearest trunk tap. No taps, couplers, splitters, amplifiers or splices shall be allowed between the trunk taps and wall jacks/drops. All in-line amplifiers shall be remote-powered from the first floor building communications MDF. Each residence room shall be furnished with two wall jacks/drops and shall be located per System drawings and field conditions. Designated common areas and offices shall be provided with one or more wall jacks/drops and shall be located per System drawings and field conditions. System input shall be a single point within the building MDF at which signals from various sources shall be injected. Accessibility for the addition of individual channel filter/traps shall be provided. Each hard line trunk shall be served by its own amplifier. System input shall be buffered with its own amplifier.

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Gain versus frequency response 1. K. The network peak to valley frequency response across any 18 MHz shall be less than 3 dB between adjacent carriers. L. M. I. J. 2.605 (a) (12). H.0 dBmV (minimum) and +15.2 dB as measured at any amplifier test point or outlet in the System. Carrier to second order intermodulation 1. Return visual referenced carrier level at the output of the return combiner shall be +10 dBmV +/.N 1 2 3-4 5-8 The ratio of any return visual referenced carrier’s peak level to RMS noise level shall vary with the total number of amplifiers (N) in the return network as follows: C/N Not C/N Not Less N Less Than Than 57 dB 9-15 45 dB 54 dB 16-30 42 dB 51 dB 31-50 40 dB 48 dB 5137 dB 100 1. Outlet signal level 1. The ratio of any visual referenced carrier level to any second order intermodulation products within the carrier bandpass shall be 51 dB or greater. Return Level 1. Carrier To Hum 1.5 dB across the return bandpass. The percentages of any visual referenced carrier level to hum (100% modulation) shall be less than 3%. As measured by tuned dipole antenna. System radiation shall not exceed the following limits: 61 . The frequency response across any 1 MHz shall be flat within +/. System or network RF radiation shall conform to FCC Section 76. Peak to valley. Forward visual referenced carrier level at any user point in the System shall be between +3.0 dBmv (maximum) across the forward bandpass. 3. System or network radiation 1.

shall be marked with machine-generated. etc. 2. Boxes. b. Marking codes shall be keyed to the floor and room number and shall be shown on the drawings. All cable. regardless of length.1 A. All cables associated with the cable television System shall be grouped according to signals being carried in order to reduce signal contamination or interference. 3. All branch cables shall be cut to the length dictated by the run and shall include a minimum 3 foot service loop at the trunk end. Control cables Cable television/RF cables. shall be installed and secured plumb and square with building lines.EXECUTION 18. E. B.a. There shall be no unmarked cables in the System. etc. equipment cabling. capable of supporting the load. racks. G. consideration shall be given to operational efficiency. brackets. D. F. Marking nomenclature shall be approved prior to cable installation by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. strips or connectors shall be furnished for all cables that interface with racks. C. Separate groups shall be formed for the following: 1. Submit proposed nomenclature scheme with shop drawings and product data for approval by engineer and owner. Refer to Section 17010 for requirements. 62 . for repair purposes or future uses. Power cables. wraparound numbered or lettered markers at both ends. and sealed with clear heatshrink covers. Grouping of cables shall adhere to the WSU Standards for Communications Infrastructure. cabinets. Terminal blocks. boards. GENERAL All equipment shall be held firmly in place and supported by fastenings. serviceability and overall aesthetics shall be determined by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. 30 meters 54 MHz to 216 MHz 15 µV/meter at 30 meters Greater than 216 MHz 20 µV/meter at 3 meters & 15 µV/meter at PART 18 . In the installation of equipment and cable. consoles or equipment modules.

All trunk cables shall be cut to the length dictated by the run and shall include a minimum 25 foot service loop at the head end/MDF end. Use of RG-11U cable must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Cable shall be RG-6U. quadshielded. ducts. 18. conduit. Cable shall not be laid on ceiling grid. 63 . passed and certified as such by its manufacturer and shall be certified as its best grade over its entire rated bandwidth. All cables run in plenum areas shall be installed in cable trays provided by the Electrical Contractor or securely and independently supported using J-Hooks from the building structure at a maximum 4 feet on center. 2. etc. plumbing. A written copy of the certification shall be provided to WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services and shall be included with the Submittals and As-built documentation. Cable shall be Commscope 2312K. conduit hangers. L. For equipment mounted in drawers or slides. etc.H. Cable shall be sweep-tested by its manufacturer.500 inch diameter hard-line. piping. 3. plumbing. ducts. doublebraided. PRODUCTS Trunk Cables 1. Cable shall be plenum-rated. all cable shall be Commscope 2287K plenum-rated. M. light fixtures. K. Bridal rings shall not be allowed. Cable shall be plenum-rated. 2. Cable shall be 0. 5. I. the interconnecting cables shall be provided with a service loop of appropriate length. 6. In the special-use case of RG-11U coaxial trunk cable. piping. Cable shall have a nominal impedance of 75 Ohms. for repair purposes or future uses. Cables installed in air return spaces or plenum spaces shall be plenum-rated per NFPA codes. plumbing hangers. All cables in vertical riser shall be strain-relieved at each floor. J. Coaxial branch/drop cable 1. light fixtures. B. 98% or higher RFI shield rating. duct hangers. 4. Cable shall not be attached to ceiling grid supports or tied to existing electrical conduit.2 A. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services.

Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Commscope or equal. passed and certified as such by its manufacturer and shall be certified as its best grade over its entire rated bandwidth. E. Taps. couplers. Gilbert. Directional couplers.3. FCC Part 76 certified. as required. A written copy of the certification shall be provided to WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services and shall be included with the Submittals and As-built documentation. 4. Connectors shall be Cable Television Service. 5. C. Branch circuit taps shall be passive and shall not be powered by trunk power. Branch cable connectors 64 . Taps. D. connectors shall not be allowed. Three piece 2. Cable shall be Commscope 2227V. Taps. Connectors shall be of a type and size specifically designed for 0. Philips or equal. 2. drops and wall jacks. Splitters. Connectors shall have a nominal impedance of 75 Ohms. Trunk connectors shall be of a two-piece design. Removal of a tap. couplers. splitters and equalizers shall be of a type and size specifically designed for 0. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. 3. 4. Cable shall have a nominal impedance of 75 Ohms.500 inch diameter hard-line cable or RG-11U coaxial cable. 6. Cable shall be sweep-tested by its manufacturer. 5. Connectors shall be Pyramid. connectors shall be Thomas & Betts “Snap-n-Seal”. coupler. Trunk connectors 1.500 inch diameter hard-line cable and connectors. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. splitters and equalizers shall be manufactured by CCor. 3. 4. Equalizers 1. If RG-11U coaxial cable is used. splitter or equalizer cover shall not interrupt or disable the trunk power bypass or the RF bypass. Trunk cable taps. 5. LRC. splitters and equalizers shall be trunk power-bypass and RF-bypass type. Taps shall not pass trunk power to the individual branch circuits. couplers.

5. line extenders 1. Connectors shall be of a size and type specifically designed for RG6U Commscope 2227V plenum-rated cable. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Line power inserters shall be Philips 9-LPI or equal. Power supplies shall be fed from 120 volts AC. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Substitutions must be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Computing & Network Services. Amplifiers and extenders shall be backboard mounted in the MDF. Connectors shall be Cable Television Service. Trunk amplifiers. Power supplies shall be Exide or Lectro “Broadband” series or equal and shall be compatible with the 0. Amplifiers and extenders shall be C-Cor Flexnet NL Series or equal. 2.1. Amplifiers and extenders shall be designed to allow for remote trunk power and trunk power bypass.500 inch diameter hard-line cable and connectors. Amplifiers and extenders shall be of a type and size specifically designed for 0. Two-piece connectors shall not be allowed. 6. the trunk taps and the wall jacks. Computing & Network Services representatives shall approve these connectors in advance prior to the start of work. 4. Inserters shall be of a type and size specifically designed for 0. 7. Amplifiers shall have a minimum bandwidth of 862 MHz.500 hardline-equipped amplifier and line extender array. Power supplies 1. 4. 5. 2. G. H. 2. 3. Line power inserters 1. Connectors shall be Thomas & Betts “Snap-n-Seal”. F. Amplifiers shall be gain adjustable and equalizable. Connectors shall have a nominal impedance of 75 Ohms.500 inch diameter hard-line cable and connectors. 3. 2. Connectors shall be of a one-piece design. FCC Part 76 certified. Amplifiers and extenders shall be subsplit capable. 65 .

Wall jack connectors shall be type F. Security at trunk line taps (IF required) 1. black. Coax jacks and wall plates. Wall jacks and connectors shall have a nominal impedance of 75 Ohms. Power supplies shall be backboard mounted in the MDF. K.” SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED. Unused taps 1. SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND TESTING All aspects of Section 1. wall connectors 1. Wall plates shall be satin finish. Power supplies shall be hardwired to a dedicated. Security provisions at trunk line taps shall apply. 2. SELF-TERMINATING. L. 4. 75 Ohm. type F coaxial jumper cables for use to connect television sets and VCR’s to CATV outlets.3. Jumper cables 1. Provide a sufficient number of twelve foot. square corner.3 A. stainless steel. Coaxial jumper cables are not required to be plenum-rated. 4.8 BROADBAND NETWORK SPECIFICATIONS shall be tested and documented. 3. 3. Coordinate installation with electrical trades as required. All connectors shall be equipped and installed with security shields. I. Wall jacks shall be 75 Ohm. 66 . all unused taps shall be terminated into precision. NO J. Coaxial jumper cables shall be press-on/friction fit type. separate 120 VAC branch circuit. passive 75-Ohm terminators of appropriate size and wattage. Screw-on connectors shall not be allowed. sized to match junction boxes. 2. At any point in the system. Wall jacks/connectors shall be “Grayfox Gold #7530. 18. 5. 4. Coaxial jumper cables shall be compatible with the building CATV outlet connectors.

8. Fiber optic patch panels and patch cords shall be provided to interface all system inputs and outputs to the WSU fiber optic patch panels. C. System testing shall be performed by an independent testing company not affiliated with the System Contractor. 2. across the specified bandwidth from the existing MDF. D.4 A. 3. System testing and methods shall be approved in advance by WSU Computing & Network Services (C&IT). The transport system shall feed the existing CATV programming to the new CATV broadband system for distribution to all CATV outlets. E.B. 7. 4. Three sets of written test results shall be provided to WSU Computing & Network Services (C&IT) in 3-ring binders and on CD-ROM. whether active or not. monitoring systems and for future expansion. F. Signals shall be interfaced to the WSU fiber optic backbone network via WSU fiber optic patch panels located in each building’s MDF. products. System shall be compatible and shall match the existing WSU transmit and receive systems. performance testing and documentation. 67 . Substitutions shall not be allowed. workmanship. RELATED SYSTEMS AND FACILITIES (IF REQUIRED) Inter/Intra building signal transport system 1. All system testing shall be supervised by WSU Computing & Network Services (C&IT) System acceptance testing shall be subject to WSU Computing & Network Services (C&IT) inspection and approval of installation. Provide a fiber optic CATV transport system to deliver all channels. The system shall have an auxiliary input to allow delivery of programming from remote locations elsewhere on campus via the WSU single mode fiber optic backbone network. Performance of the transport system shall meet or exceed the specifications of the CATV system specified within Section 17500 and 18. The transmitting end of the system shall have a minimum six fiber optic outputs for use with the inter-building transport system. Signals shall be transported between buildings via the WSU single mode fiber optic backbone network. 6. 5.

Color shall be green. All singlemode fiber-optic connectors and ferrules shall be SC/APC. Fiber optic transmitter power levels shall be designed with sufficient headroom to compensate for practical and theoretical losses within the WSU fiber optic network and any passive optical splitters. whether active or not. limit. 3. 11. The monitoring television set shall be rack mounted and shall be capable of viewing all CATV channels. Provide a CATV monitoring television set within the MDF similar to the existing set in the WSU Headend. 10. Local monitoring system 1. change or reduce the quality or specifications of the existing CATV systems. END OF SECTION 17500 68 .shall not impair. All fiber optic equipment shall be rack-mounted or backboard mounted. B. 9. The CATV monitoring television shall be rack-mounted in the building MDF or its CATV distribution point. Mounting methods shall be approved in advance by WSU C&IT Network Services. 2.

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