Area Ham Sets Up Beer Night On DX Cluster
By K5KVN, on the scene
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Raymond Sutler and friends had a “heck of a time” last night thanks to a website meant for posting reception of distant amateur radio stations. Sutler and his radio buddies weren’t concerned with radio propagation, though.
“One time, I saw Indonesia spotted on 20 meters but I needed him on 40,” said Sutler. “So, I spotted him on the cluster and added a message asking him to please move to 40. And he did!”
That was the inspiration for what happened yesterday. “I mean, if that station in Indonesia saw the message, I figured my friends would see messages, too,” he said.
Ham Hijinks obtained a screenshot of the messages, confirming that a beer night was, indeed, arranged on the DX Cluster: