In many cases a descriptor will need to be defined for an element of a pathway, a space or device. The following tables give examples of these descriptors that can be used in creating identifiers.

 

OUTDOOR SPACE

 

 

SPACE

 

MH

Maintenance Hole

AP

Access Point

 

HH

Handhole

APS

Access Provider Space

 

BR

Bridge

CER

Common Equipment Room

TN

Tunnel

CTR

Common Telecommunications Room

TP

Telephone Pole

CO

Central Office

 

DM

Demarcation (NI)

 

DB

Direct Buried locale

ER

Equipment Room

 

SM

Submerged locale

NOC

Network Operations Center

EN

Entrance

RO

Repeater Office

VL

Vault

SPS

Service Provider Space

 

PE

Pedestal

SR

Switch Room

 

RT

Roof Top

STAR

Logical Center of the data network

SZ

Serving Zone

 

 

 

TER

Telecommunications Entrance Room

 

PATHWAY

TR

Telecommunications Room

BR

Branch Splice

TS

Tenant Space

 

WTRS

Wireless Transmission & Reception Space

BS

Bridge Splice

WS

Workstation Location

CB

Cabinet

CN

Conduit

 

 

 

CT

Cable Tray

 

DEVICE

 

FR

Frame

AMP

Amplifier        PAY

Payphone

GB

Ground Bar

ANL

Analog        PC1

PC

NT

Node

CMR

Camera        RDR

Reader

PB

Pull Box

CS

Chassis        RS

Remote Shelf

PN

Penetration

CI

Carrier ID        SF

Shelf

RK

Rack

DIG

Digital        SNS

Sensor

RR

Ring Rung

DLR

Dialer        SPK

Speaker

SL

Sleeve

FAX

Fax        STK

Strike

SS

Straight Splice

GBR

Glass Break        STR

Strobe

ST

Slot

HNS

Handset        TEL

Telephone

TR

Tray

MDM

Modem        TTY

Tele Type

MIC

Microphone        TV1

Television

 

 

MNT

Monitor        WLP

Wall Phone