Articles, Columns And Miscellaneous Writings

by Jim Hayes

Trade Magazines
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. I also write a monthly column for the IMSA Journal. and ISE 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: 

My newest book for the Fiber Optic Association is about Fiber Broadband - a bit of tech a bit of history.

Fiber Broadband

The Fiber Optic Association Guide To Fiber Broadband  
How Fiber Optics Revolutionized Communications And Made Broadband Possible

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, (also available translated into Spanish, French and Portuguese)

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


The FOA Reference Guide to Outside Plant Fiber Optics,


The FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optic Network Design,


The FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optic Testing

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



2003-18, Jim Hayes


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