NANOG Digest, Vol 43, Issue 53

Frank Bulk frnkblk at
Sat Aug 20 22:26:29 UTC 2011

Here's some background on two approaches that allow for locating:
1.pdf (page 11)


-----Original Message-----
From: Pete Carah [mailto:pete at] 
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2011 2:09 AM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: NANOG Digest, Vol 43, Issue 53

On 08/19/2011 11:14 PM, Frank Bulk wrote:
> You can order custom-made patch cables that are outdoor rated from any
> decent company that sells fiber patch cables for a living.  If you want it
> to be locatable, make sure it includes some kind of metal strip.
Note that he wanted to use fiber for lightning protection; the metal
strip rather negates that...

-- Pete
> Here's some pre-made armored options: 
> i
> You can also lay sealed PVC conduit and run indoor-rated cable if you keep
> it below the frost line.
> Frank

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