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New Mexico
(EE-98) Residential and Commercial Electrical
(Part 3 - Specialties)

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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PSI Exams
2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Low Voltage, including Alarms 20
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting 5
Cathodic Protection and Lightning Protection Systems 5
Telephone and Computer Systems 10
Sound and Communication Systems 10

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 135
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
2. Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition, 2000, Clyde N. Herrick Buy at Amazon
3. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, H. William Trimmer. Buy at Amazon
4. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
5. Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 10th Edition, 2003, (Revised 12th Edition, 2009), BICSI. Buy from Publisher
6. NFPA 75: Standard for the Protection of Electronic Computer/Data Processing Equipment, 2003, NFPA NFPA Link
7. Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2nd Edition, 2005, Scott Hunter Stark. Buy at Amazon
8. Data, Voice, and Video Cabling, 3rd Edition, 2008, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg. Buy at Amazon
Note to exam candidates

The sample questions we provide for reference 7 are from a 1st edition
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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