Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition of Big Island ARRL News. The main focus of this post is on the recent Pitcairn Island DX-pedition. Thanks to Leslie Hittner for information.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by Mike (W0VTT), EY8MM, and Mikey the Machine (K9NW).

Accessed on 28 November 2019, 1840 UTC, Post 1219.

Source (email from Leslie Hitner via BIARC):


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Leslie Hittner via BIARC biarc@mailman.qth.net

8:04 AM (27 minutes ago)
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“The message below is from a friend of mine who was on the Pitcairn
Expedition. Those of you who worked Pitcairn, might find their website
Mickey the Machine was a high speed Manual Morse operator.


—–Original Message—–
From: Mike Cizek W0VTT via WARC
Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2019 03:14
To: ‘Winona Amateur Radio Club Member List’
Cc: Mike Cizek W0VTT
Subject: [WARC] More Pitcairn Island info

Some cool pictures and a nice video by EY8MM here:
http://www.ey8mm.com/ (scroll down a bit)

5 minute recording of K9NW (Mikey the Machine) on 17m:

Mike Cizek W0VTT

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