IOTA NEWS
on
12 January 2002


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
NA-221XE1Veracruz State North group (Mexico)
SA-091/PrCE8Magallanes & Antartica Chilena Province South group (Chile)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 12 JANUARY 2002
AF-091/Pr3VJendouba/Bizerte/Tunis/Nabeul Region group (Tunisia)
AS-156/PrR0BUshakova Island (Russian Federation)
AS-160/PrBY4Shandong Province North West group (China)
SA-091/PrCE8Magallanes & Antartica Chilena Province South group (Chile)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-091RZ0ZWA/0Ptichiy Island (July 2001)
AS-133XU7ABWPoah Island (November 2001)
AS-133XU7ACAPoah Island (November 2001)
NA-078XF1/DL1YMKMagdalena Island (October 2001)
NA-221XF2RCSLobos Island (November 2001)
OC-062FO0DEHPukapuka Atoll (November/December 2001)
OC-094FO0DEHNapuka Island, Disappointment Islands (September/October 2001)
OC-131FO0DEHTakapoto Island, King George Islands (December 2001)

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 should be printed on the card.


OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS AWAITED AS AT
12 JANUARY 2002
AF-091/Pr3V8GIGalite Island (July 2001)
AS-050RU0B/PIsachenko Island, Sergeya Kirova Islands (April 2001)
AS-057RU0BUyedineniya Island (April 2001)
AS-068RS0B/PKravkova Island, Mona Islands (April 2001)
AS-140S21BRDakhin Shahbazpur (Bhola) Island (December 2000)
AS-153VU2DPMSagar Island (January 2002)
AS-153VU2HFRSagar Island (January 2002)
AS-153VU2JSHSagar Island (January 2002)
AS-153VU2KFRSagar Island (January 2002)
AS-153VU2SKDSagar Island (January 2002)
AS-156/PrRI0BUshakova Island (April 2001)
AS-160/PrBI4FFu Rong Island (September 2001)
EU-082U1ZA/1 & /AKil'din Island (resident?)
EU-147U1ZA/1?????? Island (February - July 2001)
EU-153U1ZA/1?????? Island (July 2001)
EU-186TA1ED/0Gokceada Island (December 2000)
SA-0484M7G?????? Island (September 2001)
SA-088PSA088Tacami Island (June 2001)
SA-091/PrCE7AOY/8Riesco Island (December 2001)

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