IOTA Notice * September 2005

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         UPDATE OF DATA IN IOTA DIRECTORY - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
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                  >>> NEW IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED <<<

AF-097    7X     Mediterranean Sea Coast Centre group (Algeria)
AF-098    C9     Sofala District group (Mozambique)
AF-099    SU     Matruh Region group (Egypt)
AF-100    9Q     Bas-Congo Province group (Congo, Democratic Republic of)
AS-174    R0K    Chukchi Sea Coast West group (Russian Federation - Asia)
EU-189    GM, MM Isle of Rockall (Scotland)
NA-227    VY0    Nunavut (Kitikmeot Region) West group (Canada)
OC-269/Pr YB7    Karimata Islands (Indonesia)

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      >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBER AS AT 18 SEPTEMBER 2005 <<<

OC-269/Pr YB7    Karimata Islands (Indonesia)

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    >>> OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL <<<

AF-097  7V2SI      Sandja Island (May 2005)
AF-098  C93DY      Chiloane Island (July/August 2005)
AF-099  SU8IOTA    White Rock (August 2005)
AF-100  9R2CV      Ntompo Island (August 2005)
AF-100  9R2DX      Ntompo Island (August 2005)
AS-038  R0K/P      Bol'shoy Routan Island (August 2005)
AS-038  RV3MA/0    Bol'shoy Routan Island (August 2005) 
AS-038  RZ3EC/0    Bol'shoy Routan Island (August 2005) 
AS-062  RA0FU/P    Shikotan Island (August 2005)
AS-062  RV1CC/0    Shikotan Island (August 2005)
AS-062  RV3ACA/0   Shikotan Island (August 2005)
AS-174  R0K        Shalaurova Island (August 2005)
AS-174  RV3MA/0    Shalaurova Island (August 2005)
AS-174  RZ3EC/0    Shalaurova Island (August 2005)
EU-150  CQ2I       Insua Island (July 2005)
EU-189  MS0IRC/P   Isle of Rockall (June 2005)
NA-175  K9AJ/VY0   Blaze Island & Couper Islands (September 2005)
NA-175  KD6WW/VY0  Blaze Island & Couper Islands (September 2005)
NA-224  XF2ZEX     Sacrificios Island (March/April 2005)
NA-227  K9AJ/VY0   Chantry Island (September 2005)
NA-227  KD6WW/VY0  Chantry Island (September 2005)
OC-013  ZK1COW     Rarotonga Island, South Cook Islands (Nov/Dec 2004)
OC-027  FO/F6COW   Hiva Oa Island, Marquesas Islands (December 2004)

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.

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        >>> OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS AWAITED <<<

OC-062    FO5RH    Pukapuka Atoll (September 2005)
OC-269/Pr YE7P     Karimata Islands (September 2005)

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

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                           >>> NEW CHECKPOINTS <<<

After more than seven years of checking cards Istvan "Steve" Bogyo, HA0DU has
relinquished his post as checkpoint for Eastern Europe. Thanks, Steve for all
your help. With the growth of  interest in the  programme the IOTA  Committee
has decided  to  split  the  checkpoint  area into  two  and  appoint  a  new
checkpoint for each. We welcome  into this role  Sandor "Alex" Gyorfi,  HA7UW
and Zlatko Maticic, 9A2EU. Their appointments, which have the full support of
their national societies MRASZ and HRS, take effect from 1 October 2005.

Members are asked to note the following postal details:

For members in HA, OK, OM, SP, ES, LY, YL and YO:
  Sandor Gyorfi, Laki utca 13/A, H-2141 Csomor, HUNGARY
  E-mail:  ha7uw@t-online.hu

For members in 9A, S5, T9, YU, Z3, LZ, SV and ZA:
  Zlatko Maticic, Jure Petrekovica 30, HR-10290 Zapresic, CROATIA
  E-mail:  zmaticic@inet.hr

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Roger Balister, G3KMA                                 Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Manager                                  RSGB IOTA Committee Member
18 September 2005                                           19 September 2005
http://www.g3kma.dsl.pipex.com                      http://www.425dxn.org/iota 






Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ/KB2TJM
425 DX News Editor
http://www.425dxn.org
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