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The following books and publications are available from AMSAT-NA.

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P3G to P3D

The Provisional Preliminary Pre-flight Guide to Phase 3D.

The Radio Amateur's Satellite Handbook

by Martin Davidoff, K2UBC. Published by ARRL. This is perhaps the finest book of its kind ever written for the amateur. With 376 pages, this Revised First Edition (updated in 2000) contains everything you need to know about amateur satellites: operating, antennas, software, profiles of active satellites, and more.

The AMSAT-NA Digital Satellite Guide

AMSAT's complete step-by-step instruction guide to operating through the PACSATs. Covers all facets of digital satellite operation, modes and frequencies and provides information on digital satellite station equipment. Expanded in May 1998 to cover operation with WiSP.

Getting Started With Amateur Satellites

by G. Gould Smith, WA4SXM. Newly revised guide to aid amateur operators in working the analog satellites, including UO-14, AO-27, SO-41, SO-50, RS-15, FO-20, FO-29, AO-7, AO-10, AO-40 and ISS. It takes you step by step through the process of equipping the station, finding the satellites, using the transponder, and finally making a QSO. Explanations and examples of how to decode the telemetry sent from the satellites are also included. Updated in 2003. 120 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Proceedings of the AMSAT-NA 21st Space Symposium

A compendium of papers presented in connection with the 2003 AMSAT Space Symposium.

Mode S: The Book

Revised April 2001. The complete guide to setting up and operating a Mode S satellite groundstation. 134 pages.

December 1974 AMSAT Newsletter Reprint

This is the original December 1974 issue of the AMSAT Newsletter, the issue that included all the information on AMSAT OSCAR-7, which has recently returned to partial service. An 8.5" high by 5.75" wide stapled booklet, 36 pages, all black and white.

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Updated 11 November 2003. Feedback on this page to KB5MU, who stole most of these descriptions from the printed brochure.

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