IOTA NEWS
on
3 August 2000



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-148/PrHL4Cholla-bukto Province group (South Korea)
AS-149/PrR0FSakhalin's Coastal Islands (Russian Federation)
AS-150/PrBY4Shandong Province South group (China)
EU-177SM5Sodermanland/Ostergotland County group (Sweden)
EU-179URMykolayivs'ka/Khersons'ka Obl: Black Sea Coast (Ukraine)
EU-180URRespublika Krym: Black Sea Coast group (Ukraine)
EU-181LZBulgaria group (Bulgaria)
EU-182UROdes'ka Obl: Black Sea Coast group (Ukraine)
EU-183YORomania group (Romania)
EU-184OH8Oulu Province group (Finland)
EU-185/PrR6A-DKrasnodarskiy Kray: Black Sea Coast group (Russian Fed)
EU-186/PrTATurkey group (Turkey)
EU-187/PrSV9Crete's Coastal Islands (Greece: Crete)
NA-214/PrKLNome County South group (Alaska)
NA-215/PrKLNorthwest Arctic County group (Alaska)
OC-232/Pr4WEast Timor's Coastal Islands (East Timor)
OC-233VK7Tasmania's Coastal Islands (Australia)



PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 3 AUGUST 2000
AF-087/Pr5HTanga Region group (Tanzania)
AS-148/PrHL4Cholla-bukto Province group (South Korea)
AS-149/PrR0FSakhalin's Coastal Islands (Russian Federation)
AS-150/PrBY4Shandong Province South group (China)
EU-178/PrES0,8Parnumaa County/Saaremaa County South group (Estonia)
EU-185/PrR6A-DKrasnodarskiy Kray: Black Sea Coast group (Russian Fed)
EU-186/PrTATurkey group (Turkey)
EU-187/PrSV9Crete's Coastal Islands (Greece: Crete)
NA-214/PrKLNome County South group (Alaska)
NA-215/PrKLNorthwest Arctic County group (Alaska)
OC-232/Pr4WEast Timor's Coastal Islands (East Timor)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-041JI3DST/4Nakano Island, Oki Islands (May 2000)
AS-043JI3DST/1Hachijo Island (June 2000)
EU-177SM4DDS/5Aspoja Island (June 2000)
EU-179EM5UIAKalanchakskiye Islands (July 2000)
EU-180EM5UIALebyazh'i Islands (July 2000)
EU-181LZ1UQ/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-181LZ2CJ/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-181LZ2FI/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-181LZ2FV/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-181LZ2JE/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-181LZ5QZ/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-182EM5UIAPoludenyy Island (July 2000)
EU-183YP1WSacalinu Mare Island (July 2000)
EU-184OH1LU/8Hailuoto Island (July 2000)
NA-040KL7/DL1YMKSt Lawrence Island (July 2000)
OC-233VK7TS/PBruny Island (July 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 must be on the card.



OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS
AWAITED AS AT 3 AUGUST 2000
AF-087/Pr5I3AYambe Island (July 2000)
AS-148/PrDS0DX/4Wi Island (July 2000)
AS-149/PrRK0FWL/PMoneron Island (July 2000)
AS-150/PrBI4SLingshan Island (July 2000)
EU-063JW5RIAHopen Island (July 2000)
EU-177SM0ELV/5Missjo Island (July 2000)
EU-178/PrES1QX/8Kihnu Island (June 2000)
EU-178/PrES8XKihnu Island (July 2000)
EU-179UR5ZEL/PBerezan' Island (July 2000)
EU-179UR3GAOrlov Island (resident?)
EU-180UU7J/P?????? (July 2000)
EU-181LZ1KMSSveti Anastasiya Island (July 2000)
EU-184OH8/IK3GES/PHailuoto Island (July 2000)
EU-185/PrUE6AAASudzhuk Island (July 2000)
EU-186/PrTA/SP6TPM/MGokceada Island (July 2000)
EU-186/PrTA0/IZ7ATNGokceada Island (June 2000)
EU-187/PrSV9/IZ0CKJ/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187/PrSV9/SV1CID/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187/PrSV9/SV1DPL/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
NA-064AL7RB/PAttu Island, Near Islands (September 1999)
NA-155TE6UUvita Island (May 2000)
NA-184KQ6XA?????? (July 2000)
NA-214/PrKL7/W6IXPStuart Island (July 2000)
NA-215/PrKL7/K6STChamisso Island (July 2000)
OC-063FO0MOTAukena Island (July 2000)
OC-107YB5NOF/PLingga Island (July 2000)
OC-1978A3BBawean Island (July 2000)
OC-202DX4RIGTinaga Island, Calagua Islands (April 2000)
OC-232/Pr4W6GH/PAtauro Island (July 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.