IOTA NEWS
on
1 January 2001



IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-150BY4Shandong Province South group (China)
NA-214KLNome County South group (Alaska)
NA-215KLNorthwest Arctic County group (Alaska)
OC-2324WEast Timor's Coastal Islands (East Timor)
OC-237YB0-3Java's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
OC-239YB9Irian Jaya's Coastal Islands West (Indonesia)
OC-242/PrYB8Bonerate and Taka' Bonerate Islands (Indonesia)



PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT
1 JANUARY 2001
NA-218/PrCO8Las Tunas/Holguin/Santiago de Cuba Province group (Cuba)
OC-238/PrFOPukarua and Reao Atolls, Tuamotu Islands (French Polynesia)
OC-240/PrP2Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands East (Papua New Guinea)
OC-241/PrYB9Timor Barat's Coastal Islands (Indonesia)
OC-242/PrYB8Bonerate and Taka' Bonerate Islands (Indonesia)
SA-088/PrPP5Santa Catarina State South group (Brazil)



OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-073TS7NKerkenah Island (November 2000)
AS-0034S7WHG/ASri Lanka Island (November 2000)
AS-0437L4PVR/1Hachijo Island (November 2000)
AS-043JA0AB/1Hachijo Island (November 2000)
AS-043JI1PLF/1Hachijo Island (November 2000)
AS-043JQ1USM/1Hachijo Island (November 2000)
AS-117JH5OXF/4Ikuchi Island (November 2000)
AS-150BI4SLingshan Island (July 2000)
NA-045XF1/F6BUMMujeres Island (August/September 2000)
NA-214KL7/W6IXPStuart Island (July 2000)
NA-215KL7/K6STChamisso Island (July 2000)
OC-067FO0FRAMai Moana Motu, Bora Bora Island (October 2000)
OC-2324W6GH/PAtauro Island (July 2000)
OC-237YB3ZMIMadura Island (October 2000)
OC-239YC9WZJ/PBatanta Island (November 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 1 JANUARY 2001
AS-062RU0LM/0Shikotan Island (November 2000)
AS-140S21BRDakhin Shahbazpur (Bhola) Island (December 2000)
AS-150BA4DW/4Tianheng Island (December 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-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-238/PrFO0DEHReao Atoll (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)
OC-241/PrYC9WZJ/PSemau Island (December 2000)
OC-242/PrYB8HZ/PBonerate Island (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.