Rural Electrification Administration

Telephone Engineering and Construction Manual

Physical Copies Courtesy of Dennis Hock

Section Date Issue Size Title
Sec. 0001991-10-09530.76 KBTelephone Program Publications
Sec. 1011962-12-013123.81 KBObjectives and Scope of the REA Telephone Engineering and Construction Manual
Sec. 1021981-03-0170565.22 KBNumerical Index (Telephone Portion)
Sec. 1021990-06-0173298.03 KBNumerical Index
Sec. 1051979-10-011399.19 KBSummary of REA Construction Procedures
Sec. 1161965-12-0112.35 MBPlant Engineering and Record System
Sec. 116 A11966-03-01133.35 KBPlant Engineering and Record System
Sec. 1181978-05-0111.30 MBPlant Records System - Serving Area Value Engineering for Rural Systems
Sec. 1281955-05-01178.30 KBCutsheet
Sec. 1411966-06-012229.41 KBFire Alarm Service (Community Dial Systems)
Sec. 1571967-05-0141.26 MBCustomer Toll Dialing
Sec. 2011983-11-015337.45 KBIntroduction to Rural Telephone System Designs
Sec. 2031971-04-011367.58 KBExisting Plant Considerations for a Telephone System Design
Sec. 2041971-04-0112.40 MBTelephone System Design
Sec. 2051971-05-0152.06 MBAssembly and Arrangement of an Area Coverage Design
Sec. 2061971-05-0122.22 MBArea Coverage Survey (REA Bulletin 322-1)
Sec. 2071974-06-011421.98 KBDesign Criteria for Plant Reinforcement - Upgrading From Four-Party to All One-Party
Sec. 2081965-03-015812.02 KBLocal Exchange Numbering Plans and Selector Level Assignments
Sec. 2101974-07-018554.64 KBTelephone System Design - Sizing Criteria
Sec. 2121970-11-0131.79 MBRinging Systems
Sec. 212 A11971-01-01380.56 KBRinging Systems
Sec. 212 A21973-05-01367.14 KBRinging Systems
Sec. 2151960-11-0121.79 MBRehabilitation of Existing Outside Plant
Sec. 2181987-02-014780.39 KBPlant Annual Cost Data for System Design Purposes
Sec. 218 A31965-06-012113.99 KBPlant Annual Cost Data for System Design Purposes
Sec. 218 A31965-06-012113.99 KBPlant Annual Cost Data for System Design Purposes
Sec. 2211966-06-0132.16 MBAssignment of Line and Station Numbers (Terminal Per Station Systems)
Sec. 2301986-02-012524.91 KBGeneral Principles of Feeder-Distribution Cable Engineering
Sec. 2311986-02-0122.56 MBDesign Techniques of Feeder-Distribution Cable Engineering
Sec. 2321986-02-0121011.04 KBTransmission Design and Costs Considerations of Feeder-Distribution Cable Engineering
Sec. 3011976-12-013687.05 KBCentral Office Buildings
Sec. 3021989-04-0161.67 MBPower Requirements for Community Central Office Equipment
Sec. 3041979-02-0112.03 MBCentral Office Replacement Economic Studies Guidelines
Sec. 3061985-09-011571.22 KBEarthquake Bracing for Central Office Equipment
Sec. 3191978-10-0142.43 MBInteroffice Trunking and Signaling
Sec. 3201990-06-015604.05 KBEmergency Generating and Charging Equipment
Sec. 3221990-02-0132.82 MBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Digital Central Office Equipment Requirements (Parts III and IV of REA Form 522)
Sec. 3231979-09-0111.23 MBFundamentals of Digital Techniques and Switching
Sec. 3241980-04-011476.63 KBDigital Terminology
Sec. 3251966-11-0171.64 MBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Dial Central Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 325 A11969-04-017155.96 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Dial Central Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 325 A21969-12-017171.85 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Dial Central Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 3261963-04-012377.91 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Part III Specifications - Detailed Toll Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 3271978-01-0141.38 MBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Equipment Requirements for Direct Distance Dialing Equipment
Sec. 3281978-06-013532.08 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Equipment Requirements for Automatic Number Identification Equipment
Sec. 3291964-09-011416.21 KBExpansion of Existing Dial Central Office Switchboards
Sec. 329 A11965-05-01160.74 KBExpansion of Existing Dial Central Office Switchboards
Sec. 329 A21965-10-01197.08 KBExpansion of Existing Dial Central Office Switchboards
Sec. 329 A31967-04-011134.44 KBExpansion of Existing Dial Central Office Switchboards
Sec. 3301970-06-014260.86 KBMaximum Electrical Subscriber Loops Attained with Long Line Adapters
Sec. 3311967-07-011495.49 KBThe Application of Common Mode Operation to Central Office Equipment
Sec. 331 A11967-10-01138.22 KBThe Application of Common Mode Operation to Central Office Equipment
Sec. 3321969-08-011235.49 KBGuide for Utilization of Central Office Loop Extenders
Sec. 3351976-04-0122.84 MBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Common Control Central Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 335 A11977-08-01236.12 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Common Control Central Office Equipment Requirements
Sec. 3401979-01-012424.69 KBSubscriber Line Concentrators
Sec. 3411984-10-012306.12 KBApplication Guide for the Preparation of Detailed Line Concentrator Requirements
Sec. 3501964-09-011476.37 KBBasic Types of Switching Systems
Sec. 4AA600.10 KBTheory of Return Losses [Note: No section number]
Sec. 4BB159.48 KBDigital COE Return Loss [Note: No section number]
Sec. 4CC1965-06-012.06 MBNotes on the Transmission Capability and Performance of 2-Wire vs. 4-Wire Voice Frequency Trunk Circuits [Note: No section number]
Sec. 4011980-12-011888.98 KBSubscriber Loop Electronic Systems
Sec. 4061977-08-0131.29 MBTransmission Facility Data
Sec. 4071959-03-0112.15 MBHow to Make Insertion Loss Measurements
Sec. 4081965-11-0121.77 MBHow to Make Facility Loss Measurements on Voice Frequency Loaded Cables
Sec. 4151990-06-015753.60 KBTransmission Objectives
Sec. 4241988-07-014823.20 KBDesign Guidelines for Telecommunications Subscriber Loop Plant
Sec. 4261977-12-012600.59 KBSubscriber Loop Computations - Design-by-Loss Method
Sec. 4271982-03-013632.89 KBApplication of Voice Frequency Repeaters for Subscriber Loops & Two-Wire Trunk Circuits
Sec. 4281965-10-011825.21 KBApplication and Use of Bridged Tap Isolators (BTI) for Subscriber Loops
Sec. 4291979-01-012320.49 KBAutomatic Gain Control Repeaters and Their Application to Common Mode Operation
Sec. 4311962-10-0123.04 MBVoice Frequency Loading for Trunk Cables
Sec. 431 A11975-04-012373.43 KBVoice Frequency Loading for Trunk Cables
Sec. 4321968-02-0111.42 MBAcceptance Tests for Loaded Subscriber Loop Plant - "One-Man" Structural Return Loss Method From the Central Office
Sec. 4351979-01-0111.39 MBCable Capacitance Measurements
Sec. 4441961-11-0123.30 MBNegative Resistance and Negative Impedance Voice Frequency Repeaters and Voice Frequency Repeatered Trunks
Sec. 4451965-01-0123.96 MBHow to Make Structural Return Loss Measurements
Sec. 4461964-04-0112.64 MBDesign of Two-Wire D-66 Loaded Negative Resistance Repeatered Trunk Plant
Sec. 4511979-09-0122.01 MBTelephone Noise Measurement and Mitigation
Sec. 451 A11981-09-01214.58 KBTelephone Noise Measurement and Mitigation
Sec. 451 XA1981-09-0121.03 MBNoise Investigation Guide
Sec. 451.11979-09-011752.06 KBNoise Isolation
Sec. 451.21984-04-0123.80 MBShield Continuity
Sec. 451.31979-09-011647.48 KBCable Balance
Sec. 451.41979-09-011452.94 KBLongitudinal Chokes
Sec. 451.51979-09-011279.75 KBNeutralizing Transformers
Sec. 451.61979-09-011302.74 KBHVDC
Sec. 451.71981-02-011531.63 KBGrounding for Reduction of Power Influence
Sec. 451.81981-02-011457.62 KBImproved Cable Pair Balance by Conductor Reversal
Sec. 4521980-12-0112.68 MBSpecialized Telephone Noise Measurements and Investigation
Sec. 452.11980-12-0111.22 MBTelephone Cable Pair Harmonic Analysis
Sec. 452.21980-12-0111.36 MBExploring Coil Measurements
Sec. 452.31980-12-0111.07 MBProbe Wire Measurements
Sec. 4621958-07-011549.75 KBR1 and R2 Transposition Systems
Sec. 462 A11960-12-011455.05 KBR1 Transposition System
Sec. 4631958-01-0111.98 MBREA-1 Transposition System
Sec. 4651956-07-011450.78 KBREA-V1 Tranposition System
Sec. 4701980-06-0111.97 MBSwitched Special Services and Private Branch Exchange Services
Sec. 4711981-05-011724.75 KBPrivate Line Telephone Services
Sec. 5001960-03-011712.99 KBTelephone Traffic
Sec. 5101956-04-0142.74 MBTelephone Traffic - Dial Central Office Equipment Switch Quantities
Sec. 510 A21962-01-014214.33 KBTelephone Traffic - Dial Central Office Equipment Switch Quantities
Sec. 510 A31963-11-014228.32 KBTelephone Traffic - Dial Central Office Equipment Switch Quantities
Sec. 5111956-06-011966.37 KBTelephone Traffic - Dial Equipment for Toll Centers
Sec. 5121957-03-011856.87 KBTelephone Traffic - Manual Toll Board Equipment
Sec. 5151967-08-013954.90 KBTelephone Traffic - Measurements
Sec. 5161972-01-0121.52 MBApplication Guide for a Traffic Study of a Step-by-Step Telephone Central Office
Sec. 5201957-03-0113.32 MBCentral Office Equipment Switch Quantities (Large Central Offices)
Sec. 5251966-07-011466.03 KBTelephone Traffic - Dial Common Control System Equipment Quantities
Sec. 6011969-10-012520.09 KBOutline of the National Electrical Safety Code
Sec. 6021962-05-0141.62 MBClearances
Sec. 6051979-01-014277.31 KBRight-of-Way Clearing and Trimming Assembly Units - Aerial Plant
Sec. 6101979-01-013150.69 KBPoles
Sec. 6111960-03-0131.12 MBDesign of Pole Lines
Sec. 611 A31966-10-013121.83 KBDesign of Pole Lines
Sec. 6151962-11-0151.99 MBDesign of Bare Open Wire Plant
Sec. 615 A11963-06-01538.22 KBDesign of Bare Open Wire Plant
Sec. 6161961-01-0141.20 MBConstruction of Bare Open Wire Plant
Sec. 616 A11962-03-014103.51 KBConstruction of Bare Open Wire Plant
Sec. 6171954-04-0113.47 MBRailroad Crossing Specification
Sec. 617 A11969-09-01129.29 KBRailroad Crossing Specification
Sec. 6201966-05-0122.43 MBDesign and Construction of Figure 8 Distribution Wire
Sec. 620 A11969-09-01242.43 KBDesign and Construction of Figure 8 Distribution Wire
Sec. 6251962-08-0162.80 MBOpen Wire Pole Top Assembly Units
Sec. 6261962-06-0123.58 MBStaking of Aerial Plant
Sec. 6271955-05-012362.49 KBRoute and Pole Numbering
Sec. 6281968-01-0121.73 MBPlastic Insulated Cable Plant Layout
Sec. 6291977-01-013882.31 KBCable Plant Layout - Serving Area Value Engineering for Rural Systems
Sec. 6301962-03-0132.30 MBDesign of Aerial Cable Plant
Sec. 630 A21966-10-013831.52 KBDesign of Aerial Cable Plant
Sec. 630 A31979-01-013365.58 KBDesign of Aerial Cable Plant
Sec. 635 A31979-03-0119.96 MBConstruction of Aerial Cable Plant
Sec. 635 A41979-08-011681.18 KBConstruction of Aerial Cable Plant
Sec. 911 A11980-05-012417.96 KBStation Carrier Application