IOTA NEWS
on
5 October 2000



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AF-088/PrC9Nampula District group (Mozambique)
AF-089TROgooue-Maritime Province group (Gabon)
AS-148HL4Cholla-bukto Province group (South Korea)
AS-151BY2Liaoning Province West group (China)
AS-152/PrR0QRespublika Sakha: Laptev Sea Coast West group (Russian Fed)
EU-187SV9Crete's Coastal Islands (Greece: Crete)
NA-216KLNorthern Alaska Peninsula West group (Alaska)
NA-217/PrW1New Hampshire group (United States)
NA-218/PrCO8Las Tunas/Holguin/Santiago de Cuba Province group (Cuba)
OC-234VKBrowse Island (Australia)



PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT
5 OCTOBER 2000
AF-088/PrC9Nampula District group (Mozambique)
AS-150/PrBY4Shandong Province South group (China)
AS-152/PrR0QRespublika Sakha: Laptev Sea Coast West group (Russian Fed)
NA-214/PrKLNome County South group (Alaska)
NA-215/PrKLNorthwest Arctic County group (Alaska)
NA-217/PrW1New Hampshire group (United States)
NA-218/PrCO8Las Tunas/Holguin/Santiago de Cuba Province group (Cuba)
OC-232/Pr4WEast Timor's Coastal Islands (East Timor)
OC-235/PrDU8-9Mindanao's Coastal Islands (Philippines)
SA-088/PrPP5Santa Catarina State South group (Brazil)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-089TR0A/PMandji Island (September 2000)
AS-117JH4TEW/4Tashima & Yokoshima (August/September 2000)
AS-117JA4GXS/4Otsushima (August 2000)
AS-134BI3HShijiutuo Island (May 2000)
AS-148DS0DX/4Wi Island (July 2000)
AS-148DS2AGH/4Wi Island (August 2000)
AS-151BI2JJuhua Island (August/September 2000)
EU-147RA1QQ/1Kishkin Island (July 2000)
EU-147RA1QY/1Kishkin Island (July 2000)
EU-147UE1RRC/1Kishkin Island (July 2000)
EU-178ES1QX/8Kihnu Island (June 2000)
EU-178ES4BG/8Kihnu Island (August 2000)
EU-178ES4ABO/8Kihnu Island (August 2000)
EU-181LZ1NG/1Sveti Anastasiya Island (August 2000)
EU-183YP1WSacalinu Mare Island (September/October 2000)
EU-184OH8THailuoto Island (August 2000)
EU-186TA/SP6TPM/MGokceada Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/IZ0CKJ/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/IW0FQZ/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
NA-213K4USI/PDauphin Island (August 2000)
NA-216KL7AKCove Island, Kudiakof Islands (August 2000)
OC-075YB5NOF/PBintan Island, Riau Islands (July 2000)
OC-107YB5NOF/PSingkep Island, Lingga Islands (July 2000)
OC-210YB5NOF/8Sangihe Island, Sangihe Islands (March 2000)
OC-234VK6BMBrowse Island, Western Australia Outliers (September 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 5 OCTOBER 2000
AF-088/PrC91RF/PMocambique Island (September 2000)
AS-150/PrBI4SLingshan Island (July 2000)
AS-152/PrR0/UR8LVBol'shoy Begichev Island (September 2000)
EU-063JW5RIAHopen Island (July 2000)
EU-179UR3GAOrlov Island (resident?)
EU-187SV9/SV1CID/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/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)
NA-217/PrWF1NAppledore Island, Isles of Shoals (September 2000)
NA-218/PrCO8OTAMoa Grande Island (September 2000)
OC-063FO0MOTAukena Island (July 2000)
OC-114FO0MOT/PRaivavae Island (September 2000)
OC-202DX4RIGTinaga Island, Calagua Islands (April 2000)
OC-232/Pr4W6GH/PAtauro Island (July 2000)
OC-235/PrDU9BCDCamiguin Island (resident?)
SA-088/PrPV5IOTASantana De Fora Island (August 2000)
SA-088/PrPV5LSantana De Fora Island (August 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.