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    METALLIC COMMUNICATION CABLES TEST METHODS - PART 1-1: ELECTRICAL - MEASUREMENT OF THE PULSE/STEP RETURN LOSS IN THE FREQUENCY DOMAIN USING THE INVERSE DISCRETE FOURIER TRANSFORMATION (IDFT)

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    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Measurement principle
    5 Performance calculations
    6 Procedure
      6.1 Coaxial cables
          6.1.1 Equipment
          6.1.2 Preparation of test specimen
          6.1.3 Calibration
          6.1.4 Attenuation constant
      6.2 Balanced cables
    7 Expression of results
    8 Requirement

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    Describes the test which determines the regularity of impedance of r.f. cables by measuring the return loss in the frequency domain using a vector network analyser equipped with a reflection test set (bridge) and transferring the results into the time domain by using the Inverse Discrete Fourier Transformation (IDFT).

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    Committee TC 46
    Development Note Supersedes IEC PAS 62260. (10/2003) Stability Date: 2015. (10/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    15/30332393 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-10-2 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 10-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    16/30337064 DC : 0 BS EN 50289-1-11 - COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 1-11: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE, INPUT IMPEDANCE, RETURN LOSS
    14/30296669 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-4-2 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CATV CABLES UP TO 6 GHZ USED IN CABLES DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
    BS IEC 61196-9 : 2014 COAXIAL COMMUNICATION CABLES - PART 9: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR RF FLEXIBLE CABLES
    15/30332390 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-10-1 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 10-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    NF EN 50117-2-4 : 2005 AMD 2 2016 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-4: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    PREN 50117-10-1 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 10-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    15/30332396 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-11-1 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 11-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    15/30332399 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-11-2 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 11-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 2000 MHZ
    PREN 50117-10-2 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 10-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-2-5 : 2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MZ
    I.S. EN 50117-2-4:2004/A2:2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-4: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    PREN 50117-11-1 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 11-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    PREN 50117-9-1 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    IEC 61196-9:2014 COAXIAL COMMUNICATION CABLES - PART 9: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR RF FLEXIBLE CABLES
    BS IEC 61196-1-116 : 2015 COAXIAL COMMUNICATION CABLES - PART 1-116: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - TEST FOR IMPEDANCE WITH TIME DOMAIN REFLECTOMETRY (TDR)
    PD IEC/TR 61156-1-5:2013 Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications Correction procedures for the measurement results of return loss and input impedance
    PREN 50117-9-3 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 6000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-2-1 : 2005 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MZ
    UNE-EN 50117-4-1:2010 Coaxial cables - Part 4-1: Sectional specification for cables for BCT cabling in accordance with EN 50173 - Indoor drop cables for systems operating at 5 MHz - 3 000 MHz
    NF EN 50117-2-1 : 2005 AMD 2 2016 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-4-2:2015 (published 2015-10) Coaxial cables Sectional specification for CATV cables up to 6 GHz used in cabled distribution networks
    BS EN 50117-2-4 : 2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-4: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MZ
    NF EN 50117-4-1 : 2008 AMD 1 2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES FOR BCT CABLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EN 50173 - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    NF EN 50117-2-3 : 2005 AMD 2 2016 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    PREN 50289-1-11 : DRAFT 2016 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 1-11: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE, INPUT IMPEDANCE, RETURN LOSS
    15/30332386 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-9-3 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 6000 MHZ
    15/30332369 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-9-1 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    I.S. EN 50117-2-1:2005 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    04/30117153 DC : DRAFT JUL 2004 EN 50117-2-1 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1 000 MHZ
    15/30332377 DC : 0 BS EN 50117-9-2 - COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    BS EN 50289-1-11:2016 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 1-11: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE, INPUT IMPEDANCE, RETURN LOSS
    UNE-EN 50117-4-2:2015 Coaxial cables - Part 4-2: Sectional specification for CATV cables up to 6 GHz used in cabled distribution networks
    PREN 50117-4-2 : DRAFT 2014 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CATV CABLES UP TO 6 GHZ USED IN CABLES DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
    I.S. EN 50117-4-1:2008 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES FOR BCT CABLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EN 50173 - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    IEC 61196-5:2018 COAXIAL COMMUNICATION CABLES - PART 5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CATV TRUNK AND DISTRIBUTION CABLES
    PREN 50117-11-2 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 11-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOQUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 2000 MHZ
    PREN 50117-9-2 : DRAFT 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 9-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR COAXIAL CABLES FOR ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-4-1 : 2008 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES FOR BCT CABLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EN 50173 - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-2-2 : 2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    BS EN 50117-2-3 : 2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    I.S. EN 50117-4-2:2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CATV CABLES UP TO 6 GHZ USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
    I.S. EN 50289-1-11:2016 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 1-11: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE, INPUT IMPEDANCE, RETURN LOSS
    I.S. EN 50117-2-3:2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    NF EN 50117-2-5 : 2005 AMD 2 2016 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    IEC 61196-1-116:2015 COAXIAL COMMUNICATION CABLES - PART 1-116: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - TEST FOR IMPEDANCE WITH TIME DOMAIN REFLECTOMETRY (TDR)
    NF EN 50117-2-2 : 2005 AMD 2 2016 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    I.S. EN 50117-2-5:2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    I.S. EN 50117-2-2:2004 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    IEC TR 61156-1-5:2013 MULTICORE AND SYMMETRICAL PAIR/QUAD CABLES FOR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS - PART 1-5: CORRECTION PROCEDURES FOR THE MEASUREMENT RESULTS OF RETURN LOSS AND INPUT IMPEDANCE
    IEC 61196-7:2011 Coaxial communication cables - Part 7: Sectional specification for cables for BCT cabling in accordance with ISO/IEC 15018 - Indoor drop cables for systems operating at 5 MHz - 3 000 MHz
    UNE-EN 50289-1-11:2017 Communication cables - Specifications for test methods - Part 1-11: Electrical test methods - Characteristic impedance, input impedance, return loss
    EN 50117-2-2:2004/A2:2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    EN 50289-1-11 : 2016 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 1-11: ELECTRICAL TEST METHODS - CHARACTERISTIC IMPEDANCE, INPUT IMPEDANCE, RETURN LOSS
    EN 50117-4-1 : 2008 AMD 1 2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES FOR BCT CABLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH EN 50173 - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    EN 50117-2-4 : 2004 AMD 2 2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-4: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    EN 50117-2-1:2005/A2:2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - INDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    EN 50117-2-5:2004/A2:2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-5: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - OUTDOOR DROP CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 3000 MHZ
    EN 50117-2-3:2004/A2:2013 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 2-3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS - DISTRIBUTION AND TRUNK CABLES FOR SYSTEMS OPERATING AT 5 MHZ - 1000 MHZ
    EN 50117-4-2 : 2015 COAXIAL CABLES - PART 4-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CATV CABLES UP TO 6 GHZ USED IN CABLED DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

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    IEC 61156-1:2007+AMD1:2009 CSV Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications - Part 1: Generic specification
    IEC 61196-1:2005 Coaxial communication cables - Part 1: Generic specification - General, definitions and requirements
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