Re: Reading list for new observers

From: Greg Roberts (
Date: Wed Mar 18 2009 - 06:44:30 UTC

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    Oops--- I forgot to mention another worthwhile book and that is THE SATELLITE 
    EXPERIMENTERS HANDBOOK by Martin R.Davidoff and available from THE AMERICAN 
    RADIO RELAY LEAGUE. It is billed as "A Guide to Understanding and using 
    Amateur-Radio, Weather and TV-Broadcast Satellites."   Whilst it is aimed at the 
    radio amateur it does cover satellite orbits with numerous examples and even 
    some basic code to write your own programs. It has come out in at least two 
    editions. I would rate it as suitable for beginners and the average satellite 
    Must now go take the wife shopping for new spectacles before I can think of 
    getting my next "toy" :-))-have to do things according to her priority list!
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