Lunar Weekend Calendar for 2013

This information is a reformatted version of DL7APV's Lunar Weekend Calendar (EME NL Jan 2013)

Loss= Apogee (loss=1.9 dB). Loss=Perigee (loss=0.3 dB). ATP=ActivityTimePeriod for 432 CW. 

 *  = AW - Activity Weekend

Please send reports to K2UYH & DUBUS

See also Franck F5SE's Moon Conditions Graph - 2013
 

2400 Sat/
0000 Sun

Decl
(deg)

Loss
(dB)

Sun offset (deg)

Temp
432
(deg)

libration

Contest dates & Meetings

Comments

Jan 5/6

-13,2

-0,48

82

30

+/-

 

Day(PM)

Jan 12/13

-13,8

-0,12

-18

30

-

 

Sun noise

Jan 19/20

15,5

-1,76

-99

35

-

ARRL VHF Tropo
ATP sun 13-15 & 21-23

Day(AM)

Jan 26/27

13,8

-1,55

-180

20

-

 

Night time

Feb 2/3

-15,8

-0,52

99

35

+/-

 

Day(PM)

Feb 9/10

-11,5

-0,29

2

35

-

 

Sun noise

Feb 16/17

16,8

-1,73

-80

35

-

Sat. 23cm ssb contest
Sun.70cm ssb contest

Day(AM)

Feb 23/24

11,3

-1,38

-160

15

+/-

 
Night time

Mar 2/3

-18,0

-0,42

116

35

-

Eu VHF/UHF Tropo

Day(PM)

Mar 9/10

-8,6

-0,56

21

25

+/-

 

Day(PM)

Mar 16/17

17,8

-1,74

-60

30

-

Dubus 2m & 70cm

Day(AM)

Mar 23/24

8,7

-1,27

-141

20

+/-

 
Night time

Mar 30/31

-19,6

-0,21

132

40

-

 

Night time

Apr 6/7

-5,3

-0,83

39

25

+

Seigy meeting

Day(PM)

Apr 13/14

18,6

-1,80

-41

35

-

Dubus 3cm & 1,2cm

Day(AM)

Apr 20/21

6,1

-1,23

-120

20

-

ARI “NEW MODES”
ATP sun 14:30-16:30 and
22:30-00:30

Night time

Apr 27/28

-20,6

0,04

150

50

-

 

Night time

May 4/5

-1,8

-1,00

57

25

++

Eu VHF/UHF Tropo

Day(PM)

May 11/12

19,1

-1,89

-22

40

-

Dubus 23cm CW
Day(AM)

May 18/19

3,3

-1,25

-101

20

+/-

Dubus 6cm CW
Dayton Hamvention

ATP sun 13-15&21:30-23:30

Day(AM)

May 25/26

-21,1

0,23

168

80

-

SM4IVE SM-EME meeting

Night time

June 1/2

1,5

-1,07

75

25

++

EU 23&up Tropo

Day(PM)

June 8/9

19,3

-1,95

-4

45

-

ARRL VHF Tropo

Sun noise

June 15/16

0,4

-1,28

-81

20

+

Dubus 13cm CW

Day(AM)

June 22/23

-21,0

0,28

-173

160

-

 

Night time

June 29/30

4,6

-1,05

94

25

++

Ham Radio (DL)
9cm Activity weekend
Dubus 9cm CW
ATP sat 23:30-01:30
& Sun 08-10

Day(PM)

July 6/7

18,9

-1,96

14

45

-

Eu VHF/UHF Tropo
3cm Activity weekend

Sun noise

July 13/14

-2,5

-1,26

-63

25

+

 

Day(AM)

July_20/21

-20,4

0,19

-155

180

-

 

Night time

July 27/28

7,2

-1,01

113

25

++

Dubus 2m Digi
ATP sat 22-00
Sun 06:30-08:30

Day(PM)

Aug 3/4

18,1

-1,92

33

40

-

ARRL UHF Tropo
6cm Activity weekend

Day(PM)

Aug 10/11

-5,6

-1,16

-45

30

+

ES-Tropo

Day(AM)

Aug 17/18

-19,3

0,00

-137

120

-

LY-Tropo

Night time

Aug 24/25

9,6

-1,00

133

25

++

ATP sat 21-23
& Sun 05:30-07:30

Night time

Sept 0 /1

16,8

-1,87

51

30

-

 

Day(PM)

Sept 7/8

-8,7

-0,95

-26

30

++

Eu VHF Tropo

Day(AM)

Sept 14/15

-17,4

-0,22

-120

50

-

Weinheim (DL)
ARRL VHF Tropo

Night time

Sept 21/22

11,7

-1,08

153

30

++

ARI Contest CW/SSB 

Night time

Sept 28/29

15,2

-1,82

71

25

-

ARRL EME uwave

Day(PM)

Oct 5/6

-11,4

-0,69

-8

30

+

Eu UHF Tropo

 

Oct 12/13

-15,0

-0,37

-103

35

-

 

Day(AM)

Oct 19/20

13,7

-1,23

172

35

+

 

Night time

Oct 26/27

13,4

-1,82

91

20

-

ARRL EME I

Day(PM)

Nov 2/3

-13,7

-0,44

11

30

+

Eu VHF CW Tropo

Sun noise

Nov 9/10

-12,1

-0,39

-86

35

-

 

Day(AM)

Nov 16/17

15,6

-1,43

-169

35

-

ARRL EME II

Night time

Nov 23/24

11,5

-1,86

110

15

-

 

Day(PM)

Dec 0 /1

-15,6

-0,32

31

35

+/-

 

Day(PM)

Dec 7/8

-9,2

-0,29

-69

30

-

 

Day(AM)

Dec 14/15

17,1

-1,61

-151

30

-

ATP sun 0-2 & 17-19

Night time

Dec 21/22

9,3

-1,88

130

20

-

 

Night time

Dec 28/29

-17,1

-0,34

50

35

+/-

 

Day(PM)

More detailed info can be taken from VK3UMs famous EME Planner
 

Sun Offset vs Time of day for Visible Moon

 -180°

 -120°

-30°  

 0°

 +30°

+120°

+180°  
 
Night - N
Day (AM) - DA
Sun Noise - S
Day (PM) - DP
Night - N
 

 

Year

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

max. declination.

22

20

19

18

17

18

19

22

23

25

27

28

declination.at perigee

-22

-19

-16

-7

+14

+18

+19

+18

+5

-25

-27

-25

The maximum declination goes down until 2016 and perigee and high positive declination are out of phase until 2016

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