feeder cable


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feeder cable

[′fēd·ər ‚kā·bəl]
(communications)
In communications practice, a cable extending from the central office along a primary route (main feeder cable) or from a main feeder cable along a secondary route (branch feeder cable) and providing connections to one or more distribution cables.
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In addition, coordination is simpler because of fewer parts to order and track, and installation is simpler due to the use of more flexible feeder cable (five-inch bend radius) that is 15 percent lighter in weight and requires only one-step cable prep.
Modern multichannel wireless communication systems, such as cellular telephone systems, require high grade feeder cables for the connections between tower-mounted antennas and the radio equipment, which is typically located in equipment shelters at the base of the tower.
This AD would require a detailed visual inspection of the external power feeder cables in the forward cargo compartment between certain stations to detect chafing or damage, repair if necessary and installation of a spiral wrap.
Tender notice number : Provision of additional11KV feeder cable to NITB
Tenders are invited for Providing main feeder cable for ct scan machine in the premises of district hospital, King koti, Hyderabad