This part of EN 50117 which is a sectional specification applies to coaxial outdoor drop cables for analogue and digital one and two way signal transmission, e.g. for cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services in accordance with EN 60728-1, EN 60728-1-1, EN 60728-101, EN 60728-10, EN 50173-1 and EN 50173-4. This includes also the transmission of BCT signals provided by a CATV, MATV or SMATV cable network.
The purpose of this European Standard is to specify the applicable test methods and requirements for the electrical, mechanical and environmental characteristics and for fire performance of the cables.
When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.
Directive 2014/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits