IOTA NEWS
on
1 February 2001



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-153VUWest Bengal State group (India)
OC-238FOPukarua and Reao Atolls, Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia)
OC-240P2Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands East (Papua New Guinea)
OC-241YB9Timor Barat's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
OC-242YB8Bonerate and Taka' Bonerate Islands (Indonesia)
OC-243/PrVK6WA State (South Coast) West group (Australia)



PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT
1 FEBRUARY 2001
NA-218/PrCO8Las Tunas/Holguin/Santiago de Cuba Province group (Cuba)
OC-243/PrVK6WA State (South Coast) West group (Australia)
SA-088/PrPP5Santa Catarina State South group (Brazil)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-032JA6CM/6Tanega Island, Osumi Islands (December 2000)
AS-137BA4DW/5Taohua Island (October 2000)
AS-150BA4DW/4Tianheng Island (December 2000)
AS-153VU2HFRSagar Island (January 2001)
AS-153VU2JSHSagar Island (January 2001)
AS-153VU2SKDSagar Island (January 2001)
EU-066RK3DZJ/1Bol'shoy Zaitskiy Island, Solovetskiye Islands (August 2000)
EU-147RK3DZJ/1Osinka Island (August 2000)
EU-179UR3GAOrlov Island (various times 2000)
NA-073V31DICaye Caulker (November 2000)
NA-073V31FHCaye Caulker (November 2000)
NA-073V31YWCaye Caulker (November 2000)
NA-155TE6UUvita Island (May 2000)
OC-057FO0DEHMaupihaa Island (October 2000)
OC-067FO0DEHMaupiti Island (November/December 2000)
OC-140VK6DIRDirection Island (November 2000)
OC-148YC9BU/PTimor Island (November 2000)
OC-236YB8HZ/PSelayar Island (December 2000)
OC-240P29VCRLoloata Island (November 2000)
OC-240P29VPYLoloata Island (November 2000)
OC-238FO0DEHReao Atoll (November 2000)
OC-241YC9BU/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
OC-241YC9MKF/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
OC-241YC9NBV/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
OC-241YC9WZJ/PSemau Island (December 2000)
OC-242YB8HZ/PBonerate Island (December 2000)

Note: This list includes operations where validation material was volunteered, ie
not specifically required for credit to be given. In all cases, cards now submitted
will be accepted by Checkpoints if they meet normal standards. This means that
the island name must be on the card.



OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS
AWAITED AS AT 1 FEBRUARY 2001
AS-062RU0LM/0Shikotan Island (November 2000)
AS-140S21BRDakhin Shahbazpur (Bhola) Island (December 2000)
EU-063JW5RIAHopen Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/SV1CID/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/SV1DPL/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
NA-218/PrCO8OTAMoa Grande Island (September 2000)
OC-202DX4RIGTinaga Island, Calagua Islands (April 2000)
OC-243/PrVK6BSIBreaksea Island (January 2001)
SA-057CV0FSan Gabriel Island (January 2001)
SA-088/PrPV5IOTASantana De Fora Island (August 2000)
SA-088/PrPV5LSantana De Fora Island (August 2000)

Note: Checkpoints are not authorised to credit QSL cards for an operation
where validation is required.