Month: August 2012

Observations with an 1.2m amateur radio telescope

I’ve done some observations and experiments with an 1.2m parabolic dish radio telescope which I built from cheap components, at a frequency of about 10GHz (3cm wavelength). Among other things, radiation from the sun and the moon was successfully detected. Since I’m not too eager to typeset equations and graphs in HTML, here’s a nice PDF describing the project. Have fun reading, and feel free to leave comments 🙂

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