Alpha / SCTE Reference Books

Alpha has partnered with SCTE to create pocket guides which serve as handy references loaded with practical information on the latest cable telecommunications topics.  Electronic versions are available as a PDF for download and printed copies of pocket guides are available upon requests made to

Alpha's Network and Facilities Powering Pocket Guide is a reference book that was developed to identify best practices for powering your network. The guide is designed to increase the level of understanding of the science of power among field engineers, operations professional and other cable personnel. Leveraging Alpha’s more than 30 years of experience in the power industry, the reference guide serves as a “best practices” handbook for cable professionals as they address powering issues that are the foundation of reliability for all network services.  Topics addressed within the Power Pocket Guide include the following: General Electrical Principles, Conductors and Power Cable Specifications, Outside Plant Powering, Critical Facilities Powering and Alternative Energy. It is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Alpha/SCTE Network and Facilities Pocket Guide Alpha/SCTE Energia para Redes e Publica Guia De Bolso
Alpha PocketGuideBook Alpha PocketGuideBook Portuguese
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Alpha/SCTE Electrical Energy 101 Pocket Guide Alpha/SCTE Energia de la Red e Instalaciones Guia de Bolsillo
2012 Electrical PocketGuideBook Alpha PocketGuideBook Spanish
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