IOTA NEWS
on
19 January 2008


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AF-104 7X Mediterranean Sea Coast East group (Algeria)
AS-186 YK Syria group (Syria)
AS-193 HZ Farasan Islands (Saudi Arabia)
NA-243 OX Greenland's Coastal Islands North East (Greenland)
OC-283 P2 Tauu Islands (aka Takuu Islands) (Papua New Guinea)
OC-284 P2 Nukumanu Islands (Papua New Guinea)
SA-098 OA6 Arequipa/Moquegua/Tacna Department group (Peru)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ACTIVATED AS AT 19 JANUARY 2008


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-104 7U5CI Grand Cavallo Island (June 2007)
AS-186 YK9SV Arwad Island (November 2007)
AS-193 HZ1MD/M Farasan Kebir Island, Farasan Islands (June/July 2007)
EU-080 EA1/EA7TV Arosa Island (September 2007)
EU-102 RA1QKI/1 Dolgiy Island (August 2007)
EU-102 UA1QV/1 Dolgiy Island (August 2007)
EU-160 RA1QKI/1 Chaichiy Island (August 2007)
EU-160 UA1PBU/P Chaichiy Island (August 2007)
EU-160 UA1QV/1 Chaichiy Island (August 2007)
NA-004 KL7HBK Endeavor (Endicott) Island (July 2007)
NA-170 HP2/CX2AM Wichubhuala Island, San Blas Archipelago (June/July 2007)
NA-170 HP2/CX3AN Wichubhuala Island, San Blas Archipelago (June/July 2007)
NA-170 HP2/CX4CR Wichubhuala Island, San Blas Archipelago (June/July 2007)
NA-183 4A3IH La Roqueta and Grande (Ixtapa) Islands (May 2007)
NA-206 KL1YY Ushagat Island, Barren Islands (July 2007)
NA-206 NF7E/KL7 Ushagat Island, Barren Islands (July 2007)
NA-206 NN7A/NL7 Ushagat Island, Barren Islands (July 2007)
NA-238 W5BOS/AL0 Unavikshak Island (August 2007)
NA-243 OX/PA3EXX/P Rathbone Island (August 2007)
OC-080 E51QMA Suwarrow Atoll, Northern Cook Islands (May 2007)
OC-080 E51TUG Suwarrow Atoll, Northern Cook Islands (May 2007)
OC-186 YB3MM/2 Karimunjawa Island, Karimunjawa Islands (November 2007)
OC-256 P29VLR Kilinailau Islands (aka Tulun Islands) (October 2007)
OC-283 P29NI Tauu Islands (aka Takuu Islands) (October 2007)
OC-284 P29VCX Nukumanu Islands (September 2007)
SA-098 OA6/IZ7ATN/P Blanca Island (March 2007)

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
SA-076 OC1I Lobos de Afuera Islands (January 2008)
SA-098 OC6I Blanca Island (December 2007)

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