Ethernet cable (Was: Sun3 valuations?)

Grant Taylor cctalk at
Tue Jan 23 13:13:50 CST 2018

On 01/23/2018 12:09 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
> "Transceivers should be installed only at precise 2.5-metre 
> intervals. This distance was chosen to not correspond to the wavelength 
> of the signal; this ensures that the reflections from multiple taps are 
> not in phase. These suitable points are marked 
>  on the cable with black bands."
> It cites "IEEE Standard 802.3<>-1985. 
> IEEE<>. p. 121."

Thank you for correcting ~> educating me.


Grant. . . .
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