RG6 Connector Color Codes

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 Question by Roger Mayfield posted 09 Oct 2007
 RG6 Connector Color Codes
I am studying for the SBCA Level 3 test and I need to know the color codes for RG6 Connectors, ie: ground blocks, barrel connectors, etc. I can't find it anywhere, not even in the NEC docs.
 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 19 Dec 2007
Dear Roger,

You won't find color codes in NEC because it deals with safety issues and color code is more like a convenience feature.
That said, I am not aware of a color code that is a standard (even de-facto) in CATV. You could adapt the telecom de-facto standard once promoted by AT&T by coloring horizontal subsystem components in blue, riser backbone - white, campus backbone - brown and network interface - green but that is completely arbitrary and, again, only a convenience feature for easier maintenance. Never followed, I should add, in the CATV world although that should not prevent you from being the first to use it consistently!

Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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