Cabling Standards Change Format & Frequency

Major changes have taken place at Cabling Standards Update, a newsletter edited and published by Marilyn Michelson since 1995. Michelson has taken on Joe Salimando, an industry wordsmith, market researcher, and consultant, as an investor in CSU and associate publisher.

Formerly sent by U.S. mail four times a year (typically as a 36-or 40-page document), CSU will now be sent via e-mail (as a PDF attachment) 24 times a year. As was the case in the past, CSU will not accept advertising. Issues will comprise eight pages of valuable information and one page of links to recent news on the Web.

Subscribers will obtain the latest industry cabling, home networking, and industrial automation news and resources - quickly and easily. At 9 pages per issue, subscribers will receive at least 216 pages in 2003 - compared with a max of 160 in the old format.

Sample copies of CSU are now available. visitors can obtain a free sample issue - plus a $199 subscription price, saving more than $40 off of the standard $245/year rate - by sending an e-mail with their name, company, and title to

To receive the $46 discount offer, put "HOLT" in the subject line!

Note: CSU is also creating "site licenses" or company-wide discounts for manufacturers, distributors, reps, contractors, end-users, and other organizations. Corporations or other entities will be able - legally - to distribute the publication to their employees (field engineers, sales people, IT staffers, and so forth).

For information on these special discounts, contact Joe Salimando, associate publisher, at

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