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Rural Electrification Administration (REA) Bulletins

REA is now known as RUS (Rural Utilies Service)

REA Bulletin 160-3
Oct 1969
Engineering and Operations Manual: Service to Induction Motors
Section III of the REA Engineering and Operations Manual covers electric service to induction motors, including voltage dip and flicker limits.
REA Bulletin 60-1
Aug 1955
Standards for the Preparation of Circuit Diagrams, Electrical Data Sheets, and other Drawings for Systems of Electrical Borrowers
Presents the standards for drafting, title blocks, symbols, etc. to be used by electric utilities.
REA Bulletin 60-9
May 1960
Economical Design of Primary Lines for Rural Distribution Systems
Select primary conductor sizes for electric distribution lines based on the economic factors of power losses.
REA Bulletin 61-16
Aug 1983
Guide for Economic Evaluation of Distribution Transformers
Evaluate power transformer losses to compare and evaluate different transformers based on economic considerations.
REA Form 803 - Bulletin 50-5
Sep 1969
Specifications and Drawings for 14.4/24.9 kV Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 24.9KV distribution lines.
REA Form 803 - REA Bulletin 50-5 (D-803)
Apr 1988
Specifications and Drawings for 14.4/24.9 kV Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 24.9KV distribution lines.
REA Form 804 - Bulletin 50-3 (1962)
Aug 1962
Specifications and Drawings for 7.2/12.5 Kv. Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 12.5KV distribution lines.
REA Form 804 - Bulletin 50-3 (1983)
May 1983
Specifications and Drawings for 12.5/7.2 kV Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 12.5KV distribution lines.
REA Form 806 - Bulletin 50-6 (1966)
Jan 1966
Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution
Standard REA drawings and specifications for underground distribution lines.
REA Form 806 - Bulletin 50-6 (1967)
Apr 1967
Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution
Standard REA drawings and specifications for underground distribution lines.

Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Bulletins

Formerly known as REA (Rural Electrification Administration)

RUS Bulletin 1728F-803 (D-803)
Dec 1998
Specifications and Drawings for 24.9/14.4 kV Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 24.9KV distribution lines.
RUS Bulletin 1728F-804
Oct 2005
Specifications and Drawings for 12.47/7.2 kV Line Construction
Standard REA drawings and specifications for 12.5KV distribution lines.
RUS Bulletin 1728F-806 (D-806)
Jun 2000
Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution
Standard REA drawings and specifications for underground distribution lines.