IOTA NEWS
on
31 December 2002


IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED
AS-166EPHormozgan Province group (Iran)
OC-251/PrVK3Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-253V63Hall Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)
OC-254V63Mortlock Islands (Federated States of Micronesia)
OC-255/PrVK4Queensland State (Gulf of Carpentaria) North group (Australia)


PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 DECEMBER 2002
OC-251/PrVK3Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-255/PrVK4Queensland State (Gulf of Carpentaria) North group (Australia)


OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL
AF-0135R8HAMadagascar Island (October 2002)
AF-0325H1HSZanzibar Island (October 2002)
AF-0575R8HA/PNosy Komba Island (October 2002)
AF-086D44TRSal Island (October/November 2002)
AS-079JJ3NAW/6Miyako Island, Miyako Islands (November 2002)
AS-079JR3TVH/6Miyako Island, Miyako Islands (November 2002)
AS-147JJ3NAW/8Rebun & Rishiri Islands (July & September 2002)
AS-147JR3TVH/8Rebun & Rishiri Islands (July & September 2002)
AS-151BA4DW/2Changxing Island (November 2002)
AS-166EP6KIQeys (Kish) Island (October 2002)
EU-183YP1WSacalinu Mare Island (October 2002)
NA-158WL7OKalgin Island (July 2002)
OC-013ZK1EQLRarotonga Island (October 2002)
OC-051FO5RKRapa Island (November/December 2002)
OC-066FO/JA4GXSRangiroa Island (October 2002)
OC-090DZ1MSCoron Island, Calamian Group (October 2002)
OC-126DX0LLubang Island, Lubang Islands (October 2002)
OC-142VK2IAY/4Lady Elliot Island (December 2002)
OC-159ZK1EQLMangaia Island (October 2002)
OC-172VK2IAY/4Fitzroy Island (December 2002)
OC-2354D0MSTalikud Island (October 2002)
OC-253V63RENomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002)
OC-253V63WNNomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002)
OC-254V63RESatawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Islands (October 2002)
OC-254V63WNSatawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Islands (October 2002)
SA-008LU/F5JYTierra del Fuego (November 2002)
SA-008LU/F5TYYTierra del Fuego (November 2002)
SA-008LU/F6BFHTierra del Fuego (November 2002)
SA-008LU/F6EGGTierra del Fuego (November 2002)
SA-008LU/F9IETierra del Fuego (November 2002)
SA-049LU1XSRedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-049LU/F5JYRedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-049LU/F5TYYRedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-049LU/F6BFHRedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-049LU/F6EGGRedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-049LU/F9IERedonda Island (November 2002)
SA-050CE8/F5JYNavarino Island (November 2002)
SA-050CE8/F5TYYNavarino Island (November 2002)
SA-050CE8/F6BFHNavarino Island (November 2002)
SA-050CE8/F6EGGNavarino Island (November 2002)
SA-050CE8/F9IENavarino Island (November 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 DECEMBER 2002
EU-082U1ZA/1 & /AKil'din Island (resident?)
EU-186TB05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
EU-186YM05GFGokceada Island (August 2002)
OC-251/PrVI3JPILady Julia Percy Island (September 2002)
OC-255/PrVK4WWIWoody Wallis Island (November 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.