IOTA NEWS
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31 August 2002


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-165/PrXZArakan Region group (Myanmar)
NA-222KLSouthern Alaska Peninsula West group (Alaska)
OC-249YB8Aru Islands (Indonesia)
OC-250YB3Masalembu Islands (Indonesia)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 AUGUST 2002
AS-163/PrR0QLaptev Sea Coast East group (Russian Federation)
AS-164/PrR0QEast Siberian Sea Coast West group (Russian Federation)
AS-165/PrXZArakan Region group (Myanmar)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-159TA2LE/0Kefken Island (July 2002)
AS-159TA2MW/0Kefken Island (July 2002)
AS-159TA2RC/0Kefken Island (July 2002)
AS-159YM0MKefken Island (July 2002)
AS-159YM0TKefken Island (July 2002)
EU-181LZ1KSLSveta Anastasiya Island (July 2002)
NA-060HQ4CConejo Island (June 2002)
NA-121W5BOS/KL5Summit Island, Walrus Islands (July 2002)
NA-222KL7AK/PDeer Island (August 2002)
OC-057FO/JJ8DENMaupihaa Island (August 2002)
OC-106YB5NOF/PNatuna Besar Island, Natuna Besar Islands (July 2002)
OC-197YC3MM/PBawean Island (June 2002)
OC-221YB8VM/PKai Kecil Island, Kai Islands (June 2002)
OC-221YC9BU/8Kai Kecil Island, Kai Islands (June 2002)
OC-221YE8XM/PKai Kecil Island, Kai Islands (June 2002)
OC-245YC3MM/5Bengkalis Island (June 2002)
OC-245YC3MM/5Tebingtinggi Island (July/August 2002)
OC-248T88BASonsorol Island and Tobi Island (March 2002)
OC-249YB8VM/PWamar Island, Aru Islands (June/July 2002)
OC-249YC8VCNWamar Island, Aru Islands (resident)
OC-249YC9BU/8Wamar Island, Aru Islands (June/July 2002)
OC-249YE8XM/PWamar Island, Aru Islands (June/July 2002)
OC-2508A3MMasalembu Besar Island, Masalembu Islands (August 2002)
SA-086XR2DDamas Island (February 2002)

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 AUGUST 2002
AS-044RI0CAShantarskiye Islands (August 2002)
AS-114RI0CBChkalov Island (August 2002)
AS-163/PrR3CA/0Makar Island (May 2002)
AS-164/PrR3CA/0Nemkov Island (May 2002)
AS-165/PrXY0TAApaw-ye Kyun Island (August 2002)
EU-082U1ZA/1 & /AKil'din Island (resident?)
OC-124ZK1SCQPalmerston Atoll (August 2002)
SA-060PY8AZT/PCotijuba Island (July 2002)
SA-0693G1ASanta Maria Island (July 2002)
SA-088PSA088Tacami Island (June 2001)

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