Issue 053 September 2020

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Last Word

Last Word Opinions

Once upon a time…

0scilloperturbograph Type S – Sadir Carpentier (France) – 1960s We live at the time of digital substations, IEC 61850 sampled values and GOOSE messages, IEEE 1588 precision time...

The Guru

The Guru

The Guru – Lothar Fickert

Interview with PAC World guru Lothar Fickert PAC World: When and where were you born? L.F.: My cradle was in Lower Saxony, where I was born on 13 January 1949. Unfortunately, my father died very...



Protection History

Relay Testing – Testing Devices in the 1990s (Part 3) by Walter Schossig, Germany, and Thomas Schossig, OMICRON electronics GmbH, Austria his article shall finalize our reports on the 1990s and...


Industry News News


Functional Security Monitoring for Substations OMICRONs Intrusion Detection System (IDS) StationGuard is the ideal complement to protect the substation against cyber-attacks and to find malfunctions...

Industry News News


Second Generation of RFL GARD 8000 ETPS HPS/RFL is proud to announce the second generation of the RFL GARD 8000 Ethernet Teleprotection Module (ETPS). While this module can be used as a direct...

Industry Updates

CIGRE B5 Industry Updates

CIGRE Study Committee B5

by Richard Adams, Ramboll, UK News from CIGRE Study Committee B5 Protection and Automation The Paris Session is a time when, normally, all 16 Study Committees would join together for a week at the...