BICSI G2.1-22, ICT Outside Plant Construction and Installation: Pole Setting, Anchoring, and Guying

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One first needs two poles before hanging a cable span.

BICSI G2.1-22 provides instructions and installation methods for raising, anchoring, and guying poles to support OSP cable within aerial pathway. Within this 100 page standard, details are provided that cover all but the most extreme and inhospitable locations.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Scope
  • 3 Required Standards and Documents
  • 4 Definitions, Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Units of Measurement
  • 5 Pole Setting
  • 6 Attachments
  • 7 Anchors
  • 8 Guys
  • 9 Grounding and Isolating Exposed Guys
  • 10 Pole Braces
  • Appendix A Related Documents (Informative)

BICSI Standards G2.2-22

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