Powershell Script for creating Exchange 2013 Address books I have bad syntax

Hey Gurus I have a simple script i am trying to create via powershell to create some address books in exchange it seems that my variables are not getting passed through:

here is it:
$ssdomainname="Costco Adb"
$ssdomain="costco.com"

"New-AddressList -Name '$ssgroupname' -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@$ssdomain'))}"


the acctual command should be : New-AddressList -Name 'Costco Adb' -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@costco.com'))}

but the output is :
Name                      DisplayName               RecipientFilter
----                      -----------               ---------------
"$ssgroupname"            "$ssgroupname"            ((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@"$ssdomain"'))

the variables are not passing to the commad?

what is the correct syntax?

Thanks Guys!
sanehpalAsked:
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Gareth GudgerCommented:
What happens if you drop the quotation marks from -Name

So...

"New-AddressList -Name $ssgroupname -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like *@$ssdomain))}"
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sanehpalAuthor Commented:
i get a At line:1 char:70
+ "New-AddressList -Name '$ssgroupname' -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne "$null") -an ...
+                                                                      ~~~~~~~~~~~
Unexpected token '$null") -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@$ssdomain'))}"' in expression or statement.
At line:1 char:75
+ "New-AddressList -Name '$ssgroupname' -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne "$null") -an ...
+                                                                           ~~~~~~
Unexpected token '") -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@$ssdomain'))}"' in expression or statement.
    + CategoryInfo          : ParserError: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : UnexpectedToken
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

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sanehpalAuthor Commented:
Figured it out here is the solution:

Step 1: New-AddressList -Name 'Softaire' -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@constco.net'))}

Creates new address list with all users in constco.net


Step 2: New-GlobalAddressList -Name "constcoDomain" -RecipientFilter {((Alias -ne $null) -and (UserPrincipalName -like '*@constco.net'))}

New-OfflineAddressBook -Name "constco-All-OAB" -AddressLists "\constco"

\constco is from New-AddressList created in step 1

Step 3: New-AddressBookPolicy -Name "constcoDomain ABP" -AddressLists "\constco" -OfflineAddressBook \constco-All-OAB -GlobalAddressList "\constcoDomain" -RoomList "\constco"

This combines all the created lists to create a policy
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