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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:












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

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




(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 !!!!!!



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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