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"Want more? Here are a few suggested links and book titles."

 

 

NATIONAL UTILITY ASSOCIATIONS

  • UTC - United Telecommunications Council [site]
  • APPA (American Public Power Association) [site]
  • NRECA - National Rural Electric Cooperative Association [site]
  • EPRI - Electric Power Research Institute [site]

 

REGIONAL UTILITY ASSOCIATIONS

  • NEPPA - Northeast Public Power Association [site]
  • TVPPA - Tennessee Valley Public Power Association [site]
  • NCAMES- North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems [site]
  • ElectriCities (NC, SC, VA) [site]
  • Municipal Electric Utilities Association (NY) [site]
  • CARILEC - The Association of Caribbean Electric Utilities [site]
  • California Municipal Utilities Association [site]
  • Florida Municipal Electric Association [site]

 

USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT

  • RUS – Rural Utilities Services [site]
  • RUS Electric Division [site]
  • RUS Distance Learning and Telecommunications initiatives [site]

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND STANDARDS BODIES

  • IEEE – Institute of Electric and Electronics Engineers [site]
  • IEEE Power Engineering Society [site]
  • IEEE PES Power Systems Communications (includes Fiber Optics Subcommittee and Fiber Optics Standards JWG) [site]
  • IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution (includes Towers, Poles & Conductors Subcommittee and Overhead Line Construction WG) [site]
  • IEEE Standards Association [site]
  • National Electrical Safety Code Committee [site]
  • IEC – International Electrotechnical Commission [site]
  • CIGRE – International Council on Large Electric Systems [site]
  • Optical Society of America [site]

 

RECOMMENDED SPECIALIZED RESOURCES

  • Powerline Systems, Inc. (world leader in transmission line design and analysis software) [site]
  • FLI-MAP John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. (helicopter laser surveys) [site]
  • RSoft Design Group (network optimization tools) [site]
  • Kinectrics (formerly Ontario Hydro Technologies – premier independent test lab for utility fiber cable and hardware) [site]
  • Telcordia Technologies, Inc. (formerly Bellcore – network optimization tools, network operating systems, Bell System standards) [site]

 

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

  • National Electrical Safety Code 2012
  • NESC Handbook, SEVENth Edition
  • Electric Power Distribution Systems: A Nontechnical Guide
  • The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 3rd Edition
  • Communications Systems and Networks, 2nd Edition
  • Telecommunications Essentials
  • Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook
  • Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, 14th Edition
  • Fiber Optics Technician's Manual, 2nd Edition
  • Understanding Fiber Optics
  • Fiber Optic Cables, 4th Edition
  • Telecommunications Cables: Design, Manufacture and Installation
  • Theory of Wire Rope, 2nd Edition
  • Cable Television Handbook
  • Modern Cable Television Technology: Video, Voice, and Data Communications
  • The ARRL Handbook for Radio Amateurs 2003
  • Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective, 2nd Edition
  • Special Edition Using TCP/IP (2nd Edition)
  • Internetworking Technologies Handbook, 3rd Edition (Cisco Press)
  • Understanding SONET/SDH and ATM
  • Overhead Conductor Manual (Southwire)
  • IEEE Standard Construction of Composite Fiber Optic Overhead Groundwire (IEEE Std. 1138)

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