The premier textbook for radio astronomy. No serious amateur (and certainly no professional) radio astronomer should be without this technical introduction to all of the major aspects of radio astronomy. This book contains every major fundamental formula used in radio astronomy. Covers receivers, antennas, surveys, pulsars, and much more.
This book now includes the newly released "Solutions Manual" that shows worked solutions to the problems in John Kraus's own handwriting!
.This is the updated and expanded version of Kraus's fascinating professional history and the story of the Big Ear radiotelescope in Ohio. The book takes you from his early days as an inventive amateur radio operator, through his scientific efforts during the war years, and into the present and his thoughts on SETI and gravity waves. Read the story behind the famous "WOW" signal! This is an inspirational book as well as a popular look at the science of radio astronomy. 378 pp.
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