IOTA NEWS
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5 July 2000



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED IN JUNE 2000
AF-085ZSWestern Cape Province North West group (South Africa)
AF-086D4Windward Islands (Cape Verde)
AF-087/Pr5HTanga Region group (Tanzania)
AS-145HSMalay Peninsula South East group (Thailand)
AS-146BY4Shandong Province North East group (China)
AS-147JA8Hokkaido's Coastal Islands (Japan)
EU-1709ADalmatia North group (Croatia)
EU-171OZJylland North group (Denmark)
EU-172OZJylland East and Fyn group (Denmark)
EU-173OH1Lansi-suomi (Pori) Province group (Finland)
EU-174SVMakedonia / Thraki Region group (Greece)
EU-175CU3-7Central group (Portugal: Azores)
EU-176SM3Gavleborg County group (Sweden)
EU-177/PrSM5Sodermanland / Ostergotland County group (Sweden)
EU-178/PrES0,8Parnumaa County / Saaremaa County South group (Estonia)
EU-179/PrURMykolayivs'ka / Khersons'ka Obl: Black Sea Coast grp (Ukraine)
EU-180/PrURRespublika Krym: Black Sea Coast group (Ukraine)
NA-213W4Alabama State group (United States)
SA-087LUSanta Cruz Province North group (Argentina)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-085ZS31ERElephant Rock (April 2000)
AS-012JA4PXE/6Nagashima (May 2000)
AS-012JI3DST/6Nagashima (May 2000)
AS-037JI3DST/6Kami-Koshikijima, Koshikijima Islands (April/May 2000)
AS-056JA4PXE/6Ojima, Danjo Islands (May 2000)
AS-067JA4PXE/6Uji Island (May 2000)
AS-067JI3DST/6Uji Island (May 2000)
AS-117JA4PXE/4Kasadoshima (February/March 2000)
AS-145E29DXKoh Nu (April 2000)
AS-146BI4LChangdao Island (May 2000)
NA-213KB5GL/4Dauphin Island (June 2000)
SA-013XR0ZYSan Ambrosio Island (April 2000)
SA-087AY0N/XPinguino Island (April 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.



OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS
AWAITED AS AT 5 JULY 2000
AF-087/Pr5I3AYambe Island (July 2000)
EU-177/PrSM4DDS/5Aspoja Island (June 2000)
EU-178/PrES1QX/8Kihnu Island (June 2000)
EU-179/PrUR5ZEL/PBerezan' Island (July 2000)
EU-180/PrEM5UIALebyazh'i Islands (July 2000)
NA-064AL7RB/PAttu Island, Near Islands (September 1999)
NA-155TE6UUvita Island (May 2000)
OC-202DX4RIGTinaga Island, Calagua Islands (April 2000)
(SA-050)CE8/R3CARiesco Island (January 2000) (In IOTA Directory 2000 Riesco
Island falls in an unnumbered group but, following the procedure
explained there, will not attract a new reference number until a
further valid operation has taken place.)

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