N1GY- The simple Approach to Ham Radio

and My Model Railroad Hobby


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BATTERY BACK_UP WITH U-1 BATTERIES                              Oct. 20, 2016

FUME EXTRACTOR FOR THE WORK BENCH                           Sept  15  2016

HAM RADIO AND 3-D PRINTING                                           Sept  15  2015                                   

RADIO EQUIPPING A MOBILITY SCOOTER                               July  12  2015

HOMEBREW SHOCK MOUNTED BOOM MIC.                             Feb. 15 2013 QST Feb 2015

TEMPORARY MOBILE INSTALL                                                 Oct.   1  2012 QST May 2014

TILT MOUNT                                                                          Aug. 27, 2011 QST 3/13

RADIO IN A BOX ii                                                                  Mar  31, 2010 QST 9/11

EXTERNAL ANTENNA FEED                                                     Feb.   9  2010

VEHICLE MOUNTED MAST                                                       Jan     6, 2010 QST 6/10

A FLAGPOLE ANTENNA                                                           May   3, 2009 QST 12/10

AN OCFD ANTENNA FOR THE 6 METER BAND                         Jan.  15, 2008

AN EXTENSION FOR YOUR RADIO                                            Jan.  15, 2008

DESIGNING THE RADIO ROOM                                                 Jan.  17, 2008


A LOOK AT BUTANE SOLDERING TOOLS                                  May 20, 2008 QST 8/08

MOBILE INSTALLATION INSIGHTS                                               July.    3, 2008

HEADSET FOR YAESU HANDHELDS                                            Sept. 11, 2008

Why You Should Join an Amateur Radio Club.                           Oct. 15, 2008 ARRLWeb 6/09

A Wireless PTT Switch For Mobile Operations                            Oct. 25, 2008 QST 11/08

An Easy Desk Microphone For Your Radio                                 Feb.   2, 2007 QST 6/08

Portable Power For Your HT                                                      Mar.  9, 2007

A Product Evaluation of Five Battery Powered Soldering Tools    Mar. 22, 2007 QST 6/07

Tools For The Ham Operator                                                      Mar. 29, 2007

THE OCTOPUS A 4-Band Antenna For Portable Use                     May 21, 2007 QST 12/07

A Short Essay About The Tech Net and Other Things                 July. 16, 2007

A Cell Phone Headset Adapter for Amateur Radio                      Oct.   8, 2007 QST 5/09

Mobile Installations For Amateur Radio                                      Oct. 27, 2007

A Laptop Mount for Your Car                                                     Dec.23, 2007

“Don’t Throw That Out! I Can Put A Radio In There!                    Dec. 26, 2007 ARRLWeb 2/08

A Soldering Station for the Rest of Us.                                        Dec. 30, 2007

THE UNFAIR MALIGNING OF THE UHF CONNECTOR                     Jan.    6, 2006

ZULU TIME                                                                                  Feb. 12, 2006

Why Do We Call It a BNC?                                                             Feb. 23, 2006

Dress up Your Mobile Spring Mount                                             Dec 10  2005  QST 4/06

A Place to Homebrew In The Ham Shack                                     May   4, 2006

Some Tips on Being A Net Control Station                                   May 5, 2006 ARRLWeb 2/07

QSL CARDS AT HOME THE EASY WAY                                          May 29, 2006

A CAT-5 CABLE TESTER ON A BUDGET                                         Aug.9, 2006 

A Telescopic Mast for Portable Operations                                  Sept. 12, 2006

A Neat Dual Band Antenna                                                          Oct.   7, 2006 QST 8/06

Weatherproofing Your Automatic Tuner                                      Oct.   7, 2006 QST 11/09*

A Simple Headset Adaptor For the IC-706                                  Oct. 19, 2006 QST 7/07

A Power Source for Portable Ops                                                Oct 1    2006 QST 11/06

Comments on Homebrewing Gear                                               Apr.   7, 2005

A Brief Explanation of The National Traffic System                      July 22, 2005

BUILDING A HAM SHACK                                                             Sept.  9, 2005

Basic Test Kit                                                                              Sept.14, 2005

Amateur Antennas In CC&R Housing Developments                    Sept.22, 2005

Capacitance and Capacitors                                                         Sept.29, 2005

Homebrewing a Trophy for Your Ham Club                                 Oct   20, 2005 QST 9/06

A simple HT Holder                                                                    Mar 02, 2005 QST 10/05

CLARITY IN COMMS                                                                    Oct. 20, 2005

RF Exposure and You                                                                  Oct. 27, 2005

Radio in a Box                                                                             July 16, 2005 QST 10/05

HF ANTENNAS FOR THE LAND LOCKED OPERATOR                      Nov.18, 2005

Propagation, an Explanation for the Rest of Us                            Dec. 17, 2004

A Portable Masting System for Emergency Use                             Feb 6,   2004 QST 4/05

Homebrewing a Desk Mic                                                            Mar 10 2003 QST 8/04