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Broadway Limited EMD E6, E7 & E8/9's Now Shipping

July 8, 2015

We've confirmed the new Broadway limited EMD E units are...

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PSX Circuit Breaker Functionality Test

July 8, 2015

Buy PSX  1) Turn on DCC power to the PSX...

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Lenz Economy Line LH01 Throttle Now In Stock!

July 8, 2015

The LH01 is a new throttle for XpressNet®  and uses...

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Adding Power For NCE Cab Buss

June 26, 2015

Based on our testing, Tony's recommends keeping your cab bus...

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Wiring Track Feeders & Rail Joiners

June 25, 2015

Courtesy of Mark Gurries DCC Website Any discussion about track...

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A Brief History in DCC: Inrush Current

June 25, 2015

Courtesy of Mark Gurries NCE DCC Site Sound equipped locomotives...

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PRICOM Pocket Tester Discontinued

June 24, 2015

The venerable Pocket Tester from PRICOM has been discontinued due...

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MRC 0001415 Advanced 2 Throttle Delay

June 16, 2015

We spoke with MRC today and the arrival of the...

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PSX-AR Funtionality Test

June 11, 2015

  The following tests the functionality of your PSX-AR. If...

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PSX Test

June 11, 2015

The following is a simple test of the PSX to...

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TCS Announces Price Increase For Wow Decoders

June 4, 2015

Hurry! Buy your WOW before the price increase July 1st...

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Installing DCC in the Proto 1000 HO Scale RDC

May 19, 2015

This document is based upon instructions given in a web page provided...

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Guide to Using Prewired Suface Mount LEDs

April 30, 2015

Some LEDs come prewired with magnet wire.  In this case...

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Shut off DCC Track Power

April 15, 2015

Our club is being told by someone considered to be...

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Trains Longer Than a Reverse Loop

April 15, 2015

PSX-AR & OG-AR I have an OG-AR on a Wye...

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PSX-AR Pushbutton Turnout Control

April 15, 2015

Buy PSX-AR Here DCC Guru Larry Maier shines some light...

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Calibrating The RRampMeter

April 14, 2015

Buy RRampMeter Following is the current offset calibration procedure for the RRampmeter. You should allow the RRampmeter to operate for about 5 minutes before calibrating to get the best results. Note that with DCC the current may still not read 0.00. This is because the edges of the DCC waveform actually cause some current flow even if there is no load. Continue reading

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Programming Bachmann DCC Turnouts with NCE

April 8, 2015

Provided by Mark Gurries* PREPARATION: Make an accessory addresses Plan...

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OGAR and Lenz LZV100

April 2, 2015

Buy Lenz LZV100 Buy PSX Here Buy OGAR On your website...

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PSX Reset

April 2, 2015

Buy PSX Here  I am the Secretary for the Lake...

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How The PSX Senses a Short

April 2, 2015

Buy PSX Here  "I have 8 power sub-districts, 7 of...

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Programming TCS Wow Diesel Ditchlights

March 26, 2015

Buy TCS Wow Diesels Here Norm Stenzel, TCS's national rep and all around DCC decoder guru, provided us with the following info for the WOW and programming Ditchlights. Please note we've also provided values for rear ditchlights found on many Norfolk Southern. Continue reading

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