Volume 29, Issue 5

T&R Communications
Pat McMurray, RCDD, NTS, OSP, DCDC; president, T&R Communications
Design Install

Tackling industry issues with an accomplished professional

Aug. 6, 2021
Pat McMurray, president of T&R Communications, discusses professional development, the blending of technology and politics, his own career path and more in a deep-dive interview...
NetAlly's EtherScope nXG conducts tests for oversubscribed WiFi channels, as well as analyzing WiFi channel use.

Handheld test tools help verify enterprise WiFi

Aug. 6, 2021
Some providers of cabling and network test equipment also offer the ability to verify the performance of an active wireless LAN.
Sumitomo Electric Lightwave
Splice-on connectors are available in several styles from multiple suppliers. Shown here are connectors in Sumitomo Electric Lightwave’s Lynx CustomFit 2 product line, which includes SC, LC, FC, and ST styles.
Data Center

Splice-on connectors gain ground in data centers

Aug. 6, 2021
The splice-on connector (SOC), a component widely available from fiber-optic suppliers, has established itself as a popular option for data center applications. Quick installation...
Data Center

Roger Jette reflects on 25 years of innovation

Aug. 6, 2021
By Patrick McLaughlinIn 2021 Snake Tray celebrates 25 years in business. The company, which put itself on the map with its hand-bendable metal tray systems, offers a variety of...
Design Install

A broadening horizon for the ICT industry

Aug. 6, 2021
Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on Chuck Bowser’s Let’s Talk Cabling podcast. If you haven’t checked out his podcast and website, please do. The site is an example...

More content from Volume 29, Issue 5

Reichle & De-Massari
Reichle & De-Massari's Single Pair Ethernet cabling system includes two different connector interfaces. The LC-Cu (right) complies with IEC 63171-1 while the MSP (left) complies with IEC 63171-2.

Single-pair cabling systems poised to support industrial networks’ next generations

Aug. 6, 2021
With some standards published, others in development, and products coming to market, single-pair cabling systems support the bandwidth and distance of modern industrial operations...