A review of the field of power amplification at communication satellite frequencies. The relative ability of semiconductor devices and vacuum tube amplifiers to generate signal power efficiently at frequencies of 1 to 10 kMc and power levels of 0.1 to 100 watts is the primary concern of this paper.
Feldman, Nathaniel E., Communication Satellite Output Devices. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1965. https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P2997-1.html. Also available in print form.
Feldman, Nathaniel E., Communication Satellite Output Devices, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation, P-2997-1, 1965. As of September 08, 2021: https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P2997-1.html