Articles, Columns And Miscellaneous Writings

by Jim Hayes

I've been writing a monthly column on fiber optics and a quiz on cabling in Electrical Contractor magazine since 2000. Here are the archives of my columns in EC magazine.

Online Guides:

Lennie Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optics

Uncle Ted's Guide To VDV (voice/data/video) Cabling

You can also get them as iBooks, see below.

I have created most of the website for The Fiber Optic Association (FOA) 


Textbooks  I authored: 

Test book

Fiber Optic Testing (out of print, available in Google Books)

FOA Reference Guide To Fiber Optics
The FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics,

FOA Reference Guide PC
The FOA Reference Guide to Premises Cabling,

The FOA Reference Guide to Outside Plant Fiber Optics,
DV book
Data, Voice And Video Cabling,

The Fiber Optic Technicians Manual


Lennie Lightwave's Guide To Fiber Optic - free iBook on iTunes  

Read Lennie on the web here.


Uncle Teds Guide To Premises Cabling- free book on iTunes

Read Uncle Ted on the web here.   

Old "Best Of" - Excerpts from some of my more interesting columns

Catchy Sayings That Make Sense



2003-16, Jim Hayes


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