RADIO ASTRONOMY AND MOONBOUNCE COMMUNICATIONS

                                                       AT K5SO                                          

8.4 GHz RADIO TELESCOPE PROJECT


The series of links below download the "real-time" progress report documents of the project which describe construction of the telescope, fabrication of the AZ/EL mount, and initial testing and performance data for the telescope.  

Also included (in volume VI) are initial results of using the telescope to detect emissions from several interplanetary spacecraft.  

     

http://www.k5so.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_I.pdf     

http://www.k5so.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_II.pdf                    

http://www.k5so.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_III.pdf

http://www.k5so.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_IV.pdf

http://www.k5sso.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_V.pdf

http://www.k5so.com/project_to_build_an_8.4GHz_radio_telescope_volume_VI.pdf






4.6 m (15ft) diameter dish for use at 8.4 GHz