Monday, April 7, 2014

Lunar Eclipse Special Event Station

The Emporia State University Amateur Radio Club and the Emporia Amateur Radio Society  are hosting this special event station to call attention to the lunar eclipse that will be seen from the western hemisphere on the morning of 15 April 2014.  The western and central USA will be able to see a complete eclipse and far eastern USA will see a partial eclipse.  The schedule for the lunar eclipse is below. To find out more about the eclipses for 2014 from NASA visit their web site.

Penumbral Eclipse Begins:  04:53:37 UTC
Partial Eclipse Begins:        05:58:19 UTC
Total Eclipse Begins:          07:06:47 UTC
Greatest Eclipse:                 07:45:40 UTC
Total Eclipse Ends:             08:24:35 UTC
Partial Eclipse Ends:           09:33:04 UTC
Penumbral Eclipse Ends:    10:37:37 UTC

We will operate on Sunday and Monday leading up to the event and will be on during the eclipse on several bands and several modes.  Work us during the event and get a special QSL card to commerate the lunar eclipse.

Please send an SASE to:

Dwight Moore
Campus Box 4050
1200 Commercial St.
Emporia, KS 66801

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