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OCA Outside Communications Administrator (2012-05-01)

50 Questions, Minimum 70% Required to Pass, 120 Minutes Time Allowed

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    Live Sound Reinforcement

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2002

    Are you ready to learn live sound reinforcement using the best-selling title on the subject available? This simple language, detailed illustrations, and concrete examples in this book are suitable for novice to intermediate-level users. "Live Sound Reinforcement" outlines all aspects of P.A. system operation and commonly encountered sound system design concerns. The topics include microphones, speaker systems, equalizers, mixers, signal processors, amplifiers, system wiring and interfaces, indoor and outdoor sound considerations and psycho acoustics.

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

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    Telecommunications Wiring

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2001

    $60.00

    The industry's best reference, fully updated for the latest NEC wiring standards! The single-source resource for wiring professionals has just been updated to reflect the latest media, wiring schemes, products, and techniques — plus critical new safety and fire requirements from the latest National Electrical Code (NEC). Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition offers the industry's most coherent, end-to-end approach to designing and implementing cabling systems. It delivers every skill you need, across the entire system life-cycle: planning, selecting media, defining architectures, creating successful RFPs, choosing vendors, installation, testing, documentation, and maintenance. Coverage includes:

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    Antenna Toolkit

    Publication Year: 2001
    2nd Edition

    This publication provides radio amateurs and short-wave listeners with the definitive design guide for sending and receiving radio signals with Antenna Toolkit 2nd edition.Together with the powerful suite of CD software, the reader will have a complete solution for constructing or using an antenna - bar the actual hardware! The software provides a simple Windows-based aid to carrying out the design calculations at the heart of successful antenna design. All the user needs to do is select the antenna type and set the frequency - a much more fun and less error prone method than using a conventional calculator to solve formulas. The new edition has been revised to include further cases of propagation, additional antennas and also two new chapters - Small Loop Antennas (a topic of considerable interest, which has been the subject of much recent debate in the amateur radio press); and Yagi Beam Antennas (widely used at HF and VHF). The CD software has also been updated to the author's expertise in the area of antenna design is legendary. Antenna designers, whether hobbyist or technician, can be assured they need look no further than Antenna Toolkit for the complete guide to understanding the practicalities of using and designing antennas today.

     

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    Data, Voice, and Video Cabling 3rd Edition

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2009

    $170.00

    Cabling is one of the fastest changing technologies, and Data, Voice and Video Cabling, 3rd Edition, has been updated to address all the latest developments in premises cabling, including technologies and applications in copper, fiber, and wireless cabling. This text is organized to aid in the understanding of cabling, by following a logical format that covers background information on communications systems and media first, and then delves into more detailed discussions on each media type: copper, wireless, and fiber. Separating the key concepts into specific sections also helps to minimize confusion between the unique installation practices among the different technologies. Within each section, topics progress from the basics to components, installation, and testing to assist in the development of individual skills. This book also provides readers with important background and resources regarding the most recent cabling standards, which are an integral part of this fast-paced industry.

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    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems 3rd Edition

    Publication Year: 1999
    3rd Edition

    $125.00

    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition has seen the alarm industry enter the computer age. With its coverage of micro-computerized controls, sophisticated detection devices, methods of alarm reporting, that second edition broke new ground. Completely updated to reflect the security industry's most high-tech advances, the third edition of Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, continues on the road of educating the alarm dealer, installer, and technician. Prepares readers for the practicalities of dealing with customers Takes readers from the basics of electricity to the most modern equipment installation and repair Teaches the pitfalls one might encounter in the alarm servicing profession, along with the approaches for troubleshooting.

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    National Electrical Safety Code 2007

    Publication Year: 2007

    $192.00

    This book covers basic provisions for safeguarding of persons from hazards arising from the installation, operation, or maintenance of 1) conductors and equipment in electric supply stations, and 2) overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines. It also includes work rules for the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment. This book is applicable to the systems and equipment operated by utilities, or similar systems and equipment, of an industrial establishment or complex under the control of qualified persons. This book consists of the introduction, definitions, grounding rules, list of referenced and bibliographic documents, and Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the 2007 Edition of the National Electrical Safety Code.

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    Alaska Electrical Administrator Statutes and Regulations

    $9.15

    AS 08.40; 12 AAC 32

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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code 2011

    $120.00

    Adopted in all 50 states, NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code has saved untold lives with comprehensive requirements for electrical wiring and equipment. When the Code advances to incorporate new technologies, you can't afford to fall behind! You need the 2011 NEC to safeguard people and property, and avoid violations.

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    Alaska Centralized Statues and Regulations

    $9.15

    AS 08.01; 12 AAC 02

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    Alaska Construction Contractor Statutes and Regulations

    $9.15

    AS 08.18; 12 AAC 21

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    Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook 13th Edition

    $110.00

    Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts.

    The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook, Thirteenth Edition, covers:

    Electrical principles * Electric systems * Substations * Transmission and distribution circuits * Construction specifications * Wood, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and steel structures and poles * Distribution automation and the smart grid * Emergency system restoration * Unloading, hauling, erecting, setting, and guying poles * Insulators, crossarms, and conductor supports * Line conductors * Distribution transformers * Lightning and surge protection * Fuses and substation relays * Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers * Voltage regulators * Transmission tower erection * Stringing, sagging, and joining line conductors * Live-line maintenance * Grounding * Protective grounds * Street lighting * Underground systems * Laying conduit * Manhole construction * Pulling and splicing cable * Underground distribution * Vegetation management * Distribution transformer installation * Electrical drawing symbols * Single-line and schematic diagrams * Voltage regulation * Units of measurement, electrical definitions, electrical formulas, and calculations * Maintenance of transmission and distribution lines * Rope, knots, splices, and gear * Climbing wood poles * Protective equipment * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket truck rescue * And much more!

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    American Electricians' Handbook 17th Edition

    Publication Year: 2021
    17th Edition

    $126.00

    The most popular electricians' handbook for the past 95 years has been completely updated to provide the latest NEC and NESC rules and standards, and new references to solar power, photovoltaics, induction lighting, and more.