IOTA NEWS
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4 December 2000



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
NA-217W1New Hampshire State group (United States)
NA-219C6Cay Sal Bank Cays (Bahamas)
OC-236YB8Celebes's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
OC-238/PrFOPukarua and Reao Atolls, Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia)
OC-239/PrYB9Irian Jaya's Coastal Islands West (Indonesia)
OC-240/PrP2Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands East (Papua New Guinea)
OC-241/PrYB9Timor Barat's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)



PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT
4 DECEMBER 2000
AS-150/PrBY4Shandong Province South group (China)
NA-214/PrKLNome County South group (Alaska)
NA-215/PrKLNorthwest Arctic County group (Alaska)
NA-218/PrCO8Las Tunas/Holguin/Santiago de Cuba Province group (Cuba)
OC-232/Pr4WEast Timor's Coastal Islands (East Timor)
OC-237/PrYB0-3Java's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
OC-238/PrFOPukarua and Reao Atolls, Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia)
OC-239/PrYB9Irian Jaya's Coastal Islands West (Indonesia)
OC-240/PrP2Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands East (Papua New Guinea)
OC-241/PrYB9Timor Barat's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
SA-088/PrPP5Santa Catarina State South group (Brazil)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AS-147JG1SZE/8Rebun Island and Rishiri Island (September 2000)
EU-066RV3AGG/1Anzerskiy Island, Solovetskiye Islands (August 2000)
EU-066UA3DPB/1Anzerskiy Island, Solovetskiye Islands (August 2000)
EU-0909A7K/PPalagruza Island (June 2000)
EU-147RV3AGG/1Nemetskiy Kuzov (August 2000)
EU-147UA3DPB/1Nemetskiy Kuzov (August 2000)
EU-174SV8/IT9YRE/PThasos Island (August 2000)
EU-179EN8ZIBBerezan' Island (August 2000)
NA-047VE7QRZ/VY0Baffin Island (September 2000)
NA-193VE7QRZ/VY1Herschel Island (August 2000)
NA-217WF1N/PAppledore Island, Isles of Shoals (September 2000)
NA-217W1DIG/PAppledore Island, Isles of Shoals (September 2000)
NA-219W5BOS/C6ADog Rocks, Cay Sal Bank Cays (October 2000)
OC-035YJ0PDEfate Island (November 2000)
OC-035YJ0VEfate Island (November 2000)
OC-066FO0CLATatakoto Island (April-August 2000)
OC-166YC7IPZTarakan Island (resident)
OC-236YC8RSW/PLembeh Island (October 2000)
OC-236YC8TXW/PLembeh Island (October 2000)
OC-236YC8UFF/PLembeh Island (October 2000)
SA-050CE8/KD6WWNavarino Island (November 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: 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 4 DECEMBER 2000
AF-073TS7NKerkenah Island (November 2000)
AS-062RU0LM/0Shikotan Island (November 2000)
AS-150/PrBI4SLingshan Island (July 2000)
EU-063JW5RIAHopen Island (July 2000)
EU-179UR3GAOrlov Island (various times 2000)
EU-187SV9/SV1CID/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
EU-187SV9/SV1DPL/PGavdos Island (July 2000)
NA-155TE6UUvita Island (May 2000)
NA-184KQ6XA?????? (July 2000)
NA-214/PrKL7/W6IXPStuart Island (July 2000)
NA-215/PrKL7/K6STChamisso Island (July 2000)
NA-218/PrCO8OTAMoa Grande Island (September 2000)
OC-057FO0DEHMaupihaa Island (October/November 2000)
OC-140VK6DIRDirection Island (November 2000)
OC-202DX4RIGTinaga Island, Calagua Islands (April 2000)
OC-232/Pr4W6GH/PAtauro Island (July 2000)
OC-237/PrYB3ZMIMadura Island (October 2000)
OC-238/PrFO0DEHReao Atoll (November 2000)
OC-239/PrYC9WZJ/PBatanta Island (November 2000)
OC-240/PrP29VPYLoloata Island (November 2000)
OC-241/PrYC9BU/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
OC-241/PrYC9MKF/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
OC-241/PrYC9NBV/PSemau Island (November/December 2000)
SA-088/PrPV5IOTASantana De Fora Island (August 2000)
SA-088/PrPV5LSantana De Fora Island (August 2000)

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