A Review of Internet Resources for Cable

Ganymede Test & Measurement

Broadband Bob's CATV CyberLab Broadband Bob's is a non-profit public service site situated in the USA. The site provides links the numerous internet resources with a cable communication and is a good source of news about current developments.
Cable Communications Association The web site of the UK's Cable Communications Association. The site is mainly concerned with promoting the cable industry. Find industry facts and figures and information documents. 
Cable Online A US commecial site featuring news and links to many participating organisations. Another site to keep you up to date.
CableLabs CableLabs are a US company providing laboratory services to the cable industry. Their site provides a number of resources of interest to cable engineers, including a members only section.
Broadband Telephony Buyer's Guide An extensive on-line buyer's guide with product information on a huge number of products. Links to many of the manufacurer's home sites.
CED Magazine Online Communication Engineering & Design Magazine.
EMLIB A US public service site dedicates to Electromagnetics. A lot of public domain information to be found here including software and an EM database.
Federation of Electronics Industries The UK's FEI have produced an extensive site with a large amount of information about the Federation itself and information papers about its many activities. Also includes a directory of federation members.
FOTEC FOTEC are a US based supplier of optical fibre test equipment. Their site contains some excellent application notes covering fibre testing principles. 
General Instrument Corporation GI's site provides corporate information and information about the company's products.
Inside Cable This is the internet site of the UK jounal of the cable industry. Regularly updated, the site provides a topical news service and has links to other UK sites.
Interference Handbook This is one page of the FCC's site giving descriptions (with examples) of various types of TV intereference. Be warned, because of the extensive use of graphics, this page can take a long time to download!
ISA Directory of Instrumentation This is a US based directory of companies supplying measurement instrumentation. Links are provided to application sheets etc at manufacturers' own sites.
Manufacturers Information Network A US site providing a forum for manufacturers' discussion groups. Claims to offer a "complete service to the manufacturing community".
Multichannel News Online Another US based Cable & Telecom E-zine.
National Cable Television Institute This is a really flash site using frames. Lots of information about the activites of the institute.
Optical Test and Calibration A UK company site featuring product information and a forum for technical discussions.
Sam's Interactive Cable Guide Otherwise known as Sam's Telecommunications Casba! A whirlwind tour of developments in cable communications in the US.
Scientific-Atlanta A well designed site with many company and product profiles.
SCTE The site of the US SCTE. Information concerning the society's programme of events is included.
SCTE UK The UK's stylish new site.
The UK Telecom Information Source This is Adrian Savage's excellent comparison of all the UK's telephony operators, including a detailed analysis of their charges.
Wavetek A comprehensive site featuring product specifications and a library of application notes.

If you would like a link to your site added or deleted from this page, or if you have any other comments, please e-mail me (Derek Higgins) at ganymede@hemscott.net.