Cable System Sweep & Repairs Needed

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Independent Contractor



25 building MDU in Bladensburg, MD -Private property-

Starting Date

Near future - Upon approval

Pay Rate & Details

Rate and payment are negotiable.


Must have field engineering and OSP experience with troubleshooting, diagnosing, or sweeping an analog cable and Internet system in a MDU setting.

Other Requirements

Contractor must supply their own equipment, personnel, and materials to complete the job. Splicing included.

Job Description

Help needed with troubleshooting, diagnosing, or sweeping a cable & internet system with 25 apartment buildings attached on private property. The OSP has been neglected over time and is in need of some repair.

Onsite there is a Dish Satellite headend (analog) and an Internet system that distributes to 25 apartment buildings via coax hardline, SA amp, SA line extenders, and taps. Currently the property is experiencing signal issues in parts of the OSP and at some taps through out the property. I do have an As-build for what it is worth.

Know Issues:

*Low RF signal at 11 buildings in Phase 2 of the property - affecting cable and internet on 3 or more legs of the system.

*Bad hardline need to be verified and replaced - from LE or OSP 2-way splitter. Part of the 11 buildings above. (+-200')

*Possible bad hardline between Phase 1 and Phase 2 - Needs to be verified.

*Replace corroded OSP splitters and taps through out the property.

*Rebuild taps to accommodate all the units within the same building.

*Balance the OSP

*Plant split needed

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Listed: 1/30/2019
Expires: 4/30/2019