LIST OF MATERIALS
Acceptable for Use on
Systems of USDA Rural
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this
document. However, in case of discrepancies, records of
Technical Standards Committee “A" are the authoritative
This List of Acceptable Materials (Telecommunications) supersedes all preceding issues. It
reflects all actions of the Technical Standards Committees "A" and "B" (Telecommunications)
through July 17, 2008.
The small letters used to designate many construction items listed herein correspond to the
letters used on construction drawings to indicate individual items of material; however, many
equipment items have been assigned letter combinations only as a means of identification
within the List of Acceptable Materials (Telecommunications).
The acceptance of an additional item or the deletion of an existing item is a function of the RUS
Administrator and Technical Standards Committees "A" and "B" (Telecommunications). Anyone
desiring to have a new item placed on the List of Materials (Telecommunications), or believing
an existing item should be removed from the List of Materials (Telecommunications), is invited
to submit the matter to Technical Standards Committee "A" (Telecommunications). Any
communication calling attention to an error, an obsolete item, etc., will also be appreciated. All
communications should be addressed to the Chair, Technical Standards Committee "A"
(Telecommunications), Stop 1550, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service,
1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, D.C. 20250-1550.
The inclusion of an item in the List of Materials (Telecommunications) does not indicate that that
item's manufacturer or its principals have not been debarred, suspended,