IOTA NEWS
on
31 January 2003


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
OC-255VK4Queensland State (Gulf of Carpentaria) North group (Australia)
OC-256/PrP2Kilinailau (Tulun) Islands (Papua New Guinea)
OC-257/PrP2Nuguria Islands (Papua New Guinea)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 JANUARY 2003
OC-251/PrVK3Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-256/PrP2Kilinailau (Tulun) Islands (Papua New Guinea)
OC-257/PrP2Nuguria Islands (Papua New Guinea)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
EU-104TK/DL2JRM/PGrande Sanguinaire Island (April 2002)
EU-1109A/DL2JRM/PSv Jerolim Island (July 2002)
EU-187SV9/SV1QNGavdos Island (August 2002)
OC-172VK4WWIFitzroy Island (November 2002)
OC-187VK4WWITurtle Head Island (November 2002)
OC-255VK4WWIParau Island (November 2002)
SA-052OA4/DL2JRM/PPachacamac Island (November 2002)
SA-0693G1ASanta Maria Island (July 2002)
SA-0734T4X/5Chincha Centro Island (January 2002)

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
31 JANUARY 2003
EU-186TB05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
EU-186YM05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
OC-251/PrVI3JPILady Julia Percy Island (September 2002)
OC-256/PrP29VMSTulun Islands (January 2003)
OC-257/PrP29VMSNuguria Islands (January/February 2003)

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