EN 27811-5:1989

Identification cards - Recording technique - Part 5: Location of read-write magnetic track - Track 3 (ISO 7811-5:1985, ed. 1)

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 22, 1999


CEN/TC 224 Personal identification and related personal devices with secure element, systems, operations and privacy in a multi sectorial environment

European Norm

35.240.40   IT applications in banking


This Technical Report provides guidelines for the interpretation of backscattering traces, as obtained by an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR). In this edition, polarization effects are discussed in a case of unidirectional trace; and a new clause dealing with uncertainties, deviation and resolution has been introduced.

Life cycle


EN 27811-5:1989
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 22, 1999


Adopted from ISO 7811-5:1985 IDENTICAL