IOTA NEWS
on
1 May 2001


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED DURING APRIL 2001
AF-090/Pr5RMadagascar's Coastal Islands East (Madagascar)
AS-156/PrR0BUshakova Island (Russian Federation)
AS-157/Pr3WSouth China Sea Coast Centre group (Vietnam)
NA-220/PrOXGreenland's Coastal Islands South West (Greenland)
OC-245YB5-6Sumatra's Coastal Islands North (Indonesia)
OC-246/PrYB8Leti and Sermata Islands (Indonesia)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 1 MAY 2001
AF-090/Pr5RMadagascar's Coastal Islands East (Madagascar)
AS-156/PrR0BUshakova Island (Russian Federation)
AS-157/Pr3WSouth China Sea Coast Centre group (Vietnam)
EU-188/PrR1PPechorskoye Sea Coast West group (Russian Federation)
NA-220/PrOXGreenland's Coastal Islands South West (Greenland)
OC-244/PrDU1-4Luzon's Coastal Islands (Philippines)
OC-246/PrYB8Leti and Sermata Islands (Indonesia)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
NA-170HP2/F5PACEl Porvenir Island (February 2001)
NA-170HP7/F5PACEl Porvenir Island (February 2001)
NA-202HP2/F5PACGrande Island (February 2001)
OC-087V73EEnewetak Atoll (April 2001)
OC-162H44MSPoporang Island, Shortland Islands (February/March 2001)
OC-245YB6LYS/PMursala Island (March 2001)
OC-245YC6JKV/PMursala Island (March 2001)
OC-245YC6LAY/PMursala Island (March 2001)
OC-245YC6PLG/PMursala Island (March 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 1 MAY 2001
AF-090/Pr5R8GTSainte-Marie Island (April 2001)
AS-050RU0B/P??????? Island (April 2001)
AS-057RU0BUyedineniya Island (April 2001)
AS-068RS0B/P??????? Island (April 2001)
AS-140S21BRDakhin Shahbazpur (Bhola) Island (December 2000)
AS-154TA0/IT9WDYGiresun Island (April 2001)
AS-154TA0/IT9YREGiresun Island (April 2001)
AS-156/PrRI0BUshakova Island (April 2001)
AS-157/Pr3W7DTam Island (April 2001)
EU-186TA1ED/0Gokceada Island (December 2000)
EU-188/PrUE1RCV/1Sengeyskiy Island (March 2001)
NA-035HR6SISantanilla Islands (March 2001)
NA-220/PrOX3LGSimiutaq Island (April 2001)
OC-091DU1KGJ/PPolillo Island (February 2001)
OC-0934H2BBatan Island (February 2001)
OC-1264I1PLubang Island (February 2001)
OC-221YE8XM/PKai Kecil Island, Kai Islands (April 2001)
OC-224YE8XM/PTanimbar Islands (April 2001)
OC-244/Pr4I1PMarinduque Island (February 2001)
OC-246/PrYE8XM/PSermata Island (April 2001)

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