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Reference EN 60794-4:2003
Title Optical fibre cables - Part 4: Sectional specification - Aerial optical cables along electrical power lines
Project Number 15236
Abstract/Scope Specifies the electrical, mechanical and optical requirements and test methods for aerial optical cables including OPGW (optical ground wire), OPPC (optical phase conductor), MASS (metalic aerial self-supported cable), ADSS (all-dielectric self-supporting cable) and OPAC (optical attached cable).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-11-14
Current Stage code deadline 2004-08-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86A
Reference Document IEC 60794-4:2003 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Cable; Optical fibre; Aerial cable; Electrical power line
Note Supersedes EN 187200:2001
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6060 2003-11-14 2004-08-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-11-01 2004-03-01  
5061 2003-09-16 2003-11-01  
5020 2003-02-28 2003-05-02  
4099 2002-11-22 2002-12-31  
4020 2002-05-31 2002-11-01  
3099 2002-05-28 2002-05-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-11-14
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-02-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-08-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-11-01


Supersedes EN 187200:2001
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60104:1987
HD 402 S2:1984
IEC 60708-1:1981
EN 60794-3:2002
EN 60811-4-2:1999
EN 60811-5-1:1999
IEC 60888:1987
EN 60889:1997
IEC 61089:1991
EN 61232:1995
corr. February 1996
IEC 61394:1997
EN 61395:1998

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