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Reference EN 61334-4-1:1996
Title Distribution automation using distribution line carrier systems - Part 4: Data communication protocols - Section 1: Reference model of the communication system
Project Number 7531
Abstract/Scope Provides a basic description of the communication system based on a three layer model. Application examples are control and monitoring of the distribution network, order broadcast, control of user interfaces, public lighting, automatic meter reading, etc.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-12-04
Current Stage code deadline 1997-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 57
Reference Document IEC 61334-4-1:1996 (EQV)
ICS 33.020 - Telecommunications in general
33.040.40 - Data communication networks
Keywords Distribution automation; Line carrier; Data communication protocol
Note EN following parallel vote
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Deadline Date
6060 1996-12-04 1997-07-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1996-11-04 1997-02-04  
5099 1996-10-01 1996-11-01  
5091 1996-07-02 1996-10-01  
5062 1996-06-20 1996-07-02  
5020 1996-03-01 1996-05-31  
1090 1996-02-28 1996-06-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1996-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-12-04
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-07-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 7498-3:1989
ISO/IEC 8802-2:1994
EN 61334-4-32:1996
EN 61334-4-41:1996
EN 61334-4-42:1996

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