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Reference EN 60966-1:1999
Title Radio frequency and coaxial cable assemblies - Part 1: Generic specification - General requirements and test methods
Project Number 12877
Abstract/Scope Establishes uniform requirements for testing the electrical, mechanical and climatic properties of r.f. and coaxial cable assemblies composed of cables and connectors operating in the transverse electromagnetic mode (TEM). Tests are described in IEC 61196-1 and IEC 61169-1 respectively.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-06-02
Current Stage code deadline 2000-02-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 46A
Reference Document IEC 60966-1:1999 (EQV)
ICS 33.120.10 - Coaxial cables. Waveguides
Keywords Cable; Coaxial cable assemblies; Radio frequency
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


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Deadline Date
6060 1999-06-02 2000-02-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-05-01 1999-06-01  
5060 1999-03-25 1999-05-01  
5020 1998-11-06 1999-01-15  
1090 1998-11-02 1998-11-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-06-02
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-05-01


Supersedes EN 60966-1:1993
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 29000:1987
ISO 9001:1994
ISO 9002:1994
HD 323.2.3 S2:1987
EN 60068-2-6:1995
EN 60068-2-11:1999
EN 60068-2-14:1999
EN 60068-2-27:1993
EN 60068-2-29:1993
IEC 60068-2-42:1982
EN 60068-2-68:1996
IEC 60096-1:1986
IEC 60332-1:1993
HD 350.1 S1:1978
IEC 60512-5:1992
EN 61169-1:1994
IEC 61196-1:1995
IEC 61726:1995
IEC QC 001002:1986

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