May 21, 1996
31 August 1992
COMMERCIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION
TEST SET, TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM
The General Services Administration has authorized the use of
this Commercial Item Description for all federal agencies.
1.1 Scope. This Commercial Item Description (CID) describes a Test Set,
Telecommunications System (TTS). This CID is meant as a minimum requirement for
the TTS in which only those manufacturers which meet or exceed the following
requirements are qualified per this CID. This is a tone generator which is used to supply
a signal to telephone wires for line testing and fault location.
2. SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS
2.1 Salient characteristics.
a. The TTS shall provide a 577.5 Hz tone which shall be compatible for use with a
Western Electric 1097A noise filter and for simplexing.
b. The tone amplitude shall be of multiple levels; i.e., a lower tone for identifying
wires and higher tone for locating faults.
c. The TTS shall provide a DC voltmeter with a range of 0 to 150 VDC and
accuracy of +/- 2% full scale.
d. The TTS shall provide talk pair terminals and power for handset talking.
e. The TTS shall be portable and battery powered.
Beneficial comments, recommendations, additions, deletions, clarifications, etc., and any
data which may improve this document should be sent to: The Resources and Logistics
Services Division, SA-ALC/TILDD, Bldg. 171, Post C-12, 485 Quentin Roosevelt Rd.,
Kelly AFB, TX 78241-6524.
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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