Welcome to my QTH and garage in Efrat, Israel. I am about 8 miles south of Jerusalem, on Route 60 in Gush Etzion, a suburb of Jerusalem. I grew up in Southern California and cut my teeth on ham radio in Orange County. I spent most of my early ham life on FM and repeaters and loved to transmitter hunt every Saturday night. First Licensed: 1972 Current license class: USA - Extra - WA6IGR, Israel - Class A - 4Z1UG Areas of ham expertise: general electronics and ham radio, test equipment, tools, kit construction, FM and repeaters including control systems, radios, feed lines, duplexers, and antennas. Professional expertise: Windows computers, IP, routers, VoIP services, telecom. I have lots of bench experience repairing pagers, two way radios, and other small electronic devices.