The ARRL Satellite Handbook
By Steve Ford, WB8IMY. Order #2054 ..... $24.95
The ARRL Satellite Handbook brings the thrill of satellite communications within your reach. Filled with understandable descriptions and illustrations, this book includes all the tools you need to participate in this exciting field. It's designed to give a broad introduction to the subject, while providing the practical fundamentals you need to explore, track and operate ham radio satellites on your own. Contents include: A Brief History of Amateur Radio Satellites, Satellite Orbits and Tracking, Satellite Communication Systems, Your Satellite Ground Station, Satellite Operating and Amateur Satellite Projects. Plus, understanding satellite orbits and subsystems by Dr. Martin Davidoff, K2UBC First Edition November 2008. ©2008 A.R.R.L. Click here to view back cover.