IOTA NEWS
on
31 March 2002


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AF-0913VJendouba/Bizerte/Tunis/Nabeul Region group (Tunisia)
AS-156R0BUshakova Island (Russian Federation)
AS-160BY4Shandong Province North West group (China)
AS-161VUKerala State group (India)
AS-1623WSouth China Sea Coast North group (Vietnam)
OC-248T8South Palau group (Palau)
SA-091CE8Magallanes Province group (Chile)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 MARCH 2002
None. At this date all IOTA Reference Numbers were confirmed.


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-0913V8GIGalite 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-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-156RI0BUshakova Island (April 2001)
AS-160BI4FFu Rong Island (September 2001)
AS-161VU2JIXSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2JROSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2MTTSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2NJNSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2PAISacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2RDJSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2RDQSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU2SBJSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-161VU3DMPSacrifice Rock (January 2002)
AS-1623W2KA/3Cham Island (March 2002)
AS-1623W3CCham Island (March 2002)
AS-162XV3CCham Island (March 2002)
EU-182UT3IB/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UT3IW/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UT5SI/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UX1IM/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UX2IQ/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UX3IW/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
EU-182UY0IX/PAnkudinov and Ochakovskiy Islands (September 2001)
NA-050KL7JRBarter Island (December 2001)
OC-248T88SISonsorol Island (February 2002)
SA-057CV1FSan Gabriel Island (February 2002)
SA-070XR5SMSanta Maria Island (January and February 2002)
SA-091CE7AOY/8Riesco Island (December 2001)
SA-091CE8/R3CARiesco Island (January 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 should be printed on the card.


OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS AWAITED AS AT
31 MARCH 2002
AF-0575R8/F5DKONosi Be Island (March 2002)
AS-1573W3MTam Island (March 2002)
AS-1623W3MCham Island (March 2002)
EU-082U1ZA/1 & /AKil'din Island (resident?)
EU-147U1ZA/1?????? Island (February - July 2001)
EU-153U1ZA/1?????? Island (July 2001)
NA-188XF4IHCacaluta Island (March 2002)
OC-099P29VMSTabar Islands (March 2002)
OC-103P29VMSEmirau Island, St Matthias Group (March 2002)
OC-182VP6DIDucie Island (March 2002)
SA-0484M7G?????? Island (September 2001)
SA-086XR2DDamas Island (February 2002)
SA-088PSA088Tacami Island (June 2001)

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