Jerry Baumeister is a retired hospital administrator and lifelong electronics hobbyist. He is a licensed amateur radio operator (KD5ZUG) who, on rare occasions, offers how-to articles to electronic publications. His most recent article was in the February 2006 issue of QST. He was also, the dubious recipient of Design News’s Gadget Freak of the year award in 2004. He maintains a catalogue of his more successful projects on his web site at jbgizmo.com.