Where can I find good source of information for how to create amateur radio telescope. Particularly interested in creating Fresnel Zone Plate Antennas (aka flat dish).

  • design, diagrams, electronics.
  • discussions about probes in production etc.
  • $\begingroup$ Ever heard of Google? I just tried "amateur radio astronomy", and believe it or not, at least a dozen of pages popped up. There is a society! $\endgroup$ – Georg Oct 11 '11 at 20:12
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    $\begingroup$ Believe it or not every question have answer somewhere on the Internet indexed by Google, what is you point here? SE sites are for questions and answers. $\endgroup$ – Ross Oct 12 '11 at 6:00

Taking a step back, what do you want to study with your telescope? The telescope is just one component in your DIY astronomy lab. You are also going to need a plan for your study, a way to acquire signals from your telescope, and a way to process those signals.

Some telescope / antenna stuff -


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