IOTA NEWS
on
31 October 2002


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-163R0QLaptev Sea Coast East group (Russian Federation)
AS-164R0QEast Siberian Sea Coast West group (Russian Federation)
AS-165XZArakan Region group (Myanmar)
AS-166/PrEPHormozgan Province group (Iran)
OC-251/PrVK3Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-252YB7Kalimantan's Coastal Islands West (Indonesia)
OC-253/PrV63Hall Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)
OC-254/PrV63Mortlock Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)
SA-093HK4Choco Division North/Antioquia Division group (Colombia)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2002
AS-166/PrEPHormozgan Province group (Iran)
OC-251/PrVK3Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-253/PrV63Hall Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)
OC-254/PrV63Mortlock Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-038R3CA/0Ayon Island (May 2002)
AS-041JI5RPT/4Nakano Island, Oki Islands (September 2002)
AS-041JI5USJ/4Nakano Island, Oki Islands (September 2002)
AS-044RI0CAMalyy Shantar Island, Shantarskiye Islands (August 2002)
AS-070R3CA/0Kamenka Island (May 2002)
AS-114RI0CBChkalov Island (August 2002)
AS-137BI5QDaqu Island (July 2002)
AS-147JR8KJR/8Yagishiri Island (August 2002)
AS-152R3CA/0Bol'shoy Begichev Island (May 2002)
AS-163R3CA/0Makar Island (May 2002)
AS-164R3CA/0Nemkov (aka Derevyannyy) Island (May 2002)
AS-165XY0TAApaw-ye Kyun Island (August 2002)
EU-065F5NBX/POuessant Island (August 2002)
EU-180EM5UIAKosa Tuzla Island (September 2002)
EU-181LZ1BJ/1Sveta Anastasiya Island (August 2002)
EU-181LZ1ZC/1Sveta Anastasiya Island (August 2002)
OC-013ZK1SCQRarotonga Island (August 2002)
OC-070YC9BU/8Ambon Island (June 2002)
OC-104YJ0AXCVanua Lava Island, Banks Islands (September 2002)
OC-124ZK1SCQPalmerston Atoll (August 2002)
OC-186YE2RKarimunjawa Island, Karimunjawa Islands (August 2002)
OC-252YB7CJR/PTemaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YB7FHO/PTemaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YB9AY/7Temaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YB9COD/7Temaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YC7FEP/PTemaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YC9BU/7Temaju Island (October 2002)
OC-252YC9WZJ/7Temaju Island (October 2002)
SA-060PY8AZT/PCotijuba Island (July 2002)
SA-065L65WLeones Island (October 2002)
SA-093HK3JJH/4Titumate Island (October 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 OCTOBER 2002
AS-166/PrEP6KIQeys (Kish) Island (October 2002)
EU-082U1ZA/1 & /AKil'din Island (resident?)
EU-186TB05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
EU-186YM05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
NA-158WL7OKalgin Island (July 2002)
OC-090DZ1MSCoron Island, Calamian Group (October 2002)
OC-126DX0LLubang Island, Lubang Islands (October 2002)
OC-2354D0MSTalikud Island (October 2002)
OC-251/PrVI3JPILady Julia Percy Island (September 2002)
OC-253/PrV63RENomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002)
OC-253/PrV63WNNomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002)
OC-254/PrV63RESatawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Islands (October 2002)
OC-254/PrV63WNSatawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Islands (October 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.