Products
Telecommunications Equipment Evaluation


Contact Information

Jenny Ferren
Manager
Structural Dynamics & Product Assurance
(210) 522-2329
jferren@swri.org

NEBS compliance clients receive electronic or color-printed telecommunications equipment test reports and test plans (if required) from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). All data (including photos, graphs, handwritten laboratory data logs) are digitized and presented on CD-ROM. Multiple copies can be available.

NEBS Telecommunications Equipment Test Report

The test report is the final product delivered to our NEBS client. This report is formulated to meet the requirements of the Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs) and consists of the following components:

  • Up-front compliance matrix with "not applicable" requirements / objectives explained
  • Description of the equipment being tested, including position of shelf-level units within a frame
  • Description of functional testing performed
  • Identification of calibrated test equipment
  • Point-by-point identification of each applicable requirement or objective, followed by test procedure and test result
  • Imbedded MPEGs of earthquake tests

Telecommunications Equipment Test Plan

The Test Plan is required by some of our client's customers. The plan is configured to meet the requirements of the RBOCs and consists of the following components:

  • Up-front compliance matrix with "not applicable" requirements / objectives explained
  • Description of the equipment being tested, including position of shelf-level units within a frame
  • Description of functional testing performed
  • Identification of calibrated test equipment
  • Point-by-point identification of each applicable requirement or objective, followed by test procedure and identification of the type of results that will be presented

Related Terminology

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04/15/14