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I recently chanced upon two issues of Ad Astra... - The Journal of the Atari Microcomputer Net Amateur Radio Operator Users' Group (volume 2 nos. 1 & 2) at a local used video game store. Before that, I was completely unaware of this publication but now I'm intrigued by the technical level of its articles.

 

I've scanned my 2 copies and uploaded them to archive.org. Mr. Savetz has already archived volume 1 nos. 3 & 4 in 2017.

 

For my scans, I created two versions of each: one that is strictly monochrome and one that is gray-scaled. Other versions were generated by archive.org including some with OCR. Inspect the archive.org Files section depending on your level of interest.

 

Here are links to the 4 issues so far:

 

v1n3:

https://archive.org/details/AdAstraV1n3/

https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV1n3/Ad%20Astra%20v1n3.pdf

 

v1n4:

https://archive.org/details/AdAstraV1n4/

https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV1n4/Ad%20Astra%20v1n4.pdf

 

v2n1:

https://archive.org/details/AdAstraV2n1/

(mono): https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV2n1/Ad%20Astra%20v2n1%20mono.pdf

(gray): https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV2n1/Ad%20Astra%20v2n1.pdf

 

v2n2:

https://archive.org/details/AdAstraV2n2/

(mono): https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV2n2/Ad%20Astra%20v2n2%20mono.pdf

(gray): https://archive.org/download/AdAstraV2n2/Ad%20Astra%20v2n2.pdf

 

Does anyone else own any other copies? It'd be cool to complete the run.

 

- Michael S.

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You're a HERO !! I have been searching forever for these! If only you had found a full trove of them.... but still !!!!!!

Yessssssss!

 

I haven't heard a peep out of anyone about these or the Astronomy books either.

 

I am very excited, there is hope after all!

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Yes, a series of which, along with software and schematics for different controllers/servos for azimuth, declination et al for your telescopes, dishes, antennae, and the like. over time they had quite a library of on screen text and pictures of what to look for as you adjusted and calibrated on your journey out among the stars.

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