SHDSL / Copper Loop testing

Lyle Giese lyle at
Mon Jul 28 18:41:14 UTC 2014

On 7/28/2014 1:25 PM, Mike wrote:
> Howdy,
>     I'm looking for reccomendations for a copper-loop test set that 
> can effectively troubleshoot SHDSL. I'm looking for more than 'yup, I 
> got sync' - it would be very helpful to be able to see 
> noise/interference as well as calculate loop length, check bridge 
> taps, and any other kind of metallic testing that would help to 
> identify and isolate loop troubles.
>     Thank you.
> Mike-
Aside from the metrics from inside the modem, you are not going to get 
much more unless you have access to the telco's internal metallic 
testing equipment.

(I used to fix the CO based equipment that the telco used for that 
testing before I left in '98)

Lyle Giese
LCR Computer Services, Inc.

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