.....This station record card is designed to display the most important information at the very top.  It is a record of one service to a single address. The items which change the most here are the Name, directory number and the telephone instruments. The top 1/4 inch is vacant to provide space for color coding the cards, that is to see which exchange the card is a record for.
Make entries as follows:



DIRECTORY NUMBER, space is provided to separate the exchange prefix. Trouble reports are handled first with the directory number and this card is needed first to provide all information on how the circuit is made up. File this card by directory number order.


LINE EQUIPMENT, this space is set up for step originating equipment, the card can be labeled for crossbar or electronic equipment.


LINE TREATMENT, a note or symbol can be placed here to give notice that some special equipment is in use and is more fully described at the bottom of the card.
CA-PAIR, The cable pair which the subscribers line leaves the central office.


CONNECT TO CA-PAIR, If the subscribers line has an extension phone served by another cable pair from the central office or if the subscriber is on a party line and the other parties are on another MDF pairs bridged at the central office, place that cable pair here.


LOOP & CAPACITANCE, place these measured units in the provided spaces as an aid to locating trouble should it arise.


TZ, this space displays the transmission zone the subscriber is located in, in relation to the central office. "R" symbol for: the circuit should be Repeatered. "E" symbol for: the circuit requires more electrical current or a loop extender. "9" symbol for: the circuit requires 9 load point.
PTY - FREQ, this space is to display the ringer frequency and the party number which stands for frequency
J CLASS, place the class of service this subscriber is being served as.
DISCONNECTED, when this subscriber is disconnected, place the date in this space and place this card in a disconnect file, leaving all information on this card.
L NUMBER-STREET-CITY, Place the subscriber's name and address here.
ROUTE, Place the plant record route number here. The terminal number on that route is placed just after that.


COLOR-PAIR-CABLE SIZE, in this space record the type, size and gauge of distribution cable this subscriber is served by, also actual pair number in that sheath and showing what color it is.


DROP, on this line is space to record all information that may be needed in the future on this station. It is the intent at this time that this card is a permanent record of one service point at one address.
EQUIPMENT-COLOR-INSTALL DATE, this space can record all of the equipment used by the subscriber and shows where it is used. Leaving this information on the card aids in servicing a new subscriber. If the equipment is removed when the subscriber discontinues service, just cross out the recorded units so as the information is not lost.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, Any special equipment used along the line to make the subscribers service possible is recorded here. Attention is brought to this section of the card by placing a note at the top of the card in the "Line Treatment" space.
CROSS CONNECT, this space is to record any cross-connections made along the route to the subscriber from the central office. Record first the location of the cross-connect and then the new cable count pair is labeled in the cable sheath.
ADDED SPACE, is available at the bottom for any other information which may be required to be recorded.
REVERSE SIDE, of this card has space provide to record the history of trouble that this station may have had. This record can aid in locating any future trouble which may be encountered.
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