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            MONTHLY UPDATE OF DATA IN IOTA DIRECTORY - 11th Edition
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                   >>> NEW IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED <<<

AF-093/Pr J5    Guinea-Bissau Coastal Region group (Guinea-Bissau)
NA-223/Pr HR    Gracias a Dios Departmant group (Honduras)
NA-224/Pr XE1   Veracruz State South group (Mexico)
OC-251    VK3   Victoria State West group (Australia)
OC-258/Pr P2    Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands North (Papua New Guinea)
OC-259/Pr V63   Nukuoro Atoll (Federated States of Micronesia)
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         >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 1 APRIL 2003 <<<

AF-093/Pr J5    Guinea-Bissau Coastal Region group (Guinea-Bissau)
NA-223/Pr HR    Gracias a Dios Departmant group (Honduras)
NA-224/Pr XE1   Veracruz State South group (Mexico)
OC-256/Pr P2    Kilinailau (Tulun) Islands (Papua New Guinea)
OC-257/Pr P2    Nuguria Islands (Papua New Guinea)
OC-258/Pr P2    Papua New Guinea's Coastal Islands North (Papua New Guinea)
OC-259/Pr V63   Nukuoro Atoll (Federated States of Micronesia)
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     >>> OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL <<<

NA-167  XF1K         El Pelicano Island (February 2003)
OC-237  YC3DIK/P     Madura Island (December 2002)
OC-237  YC3MM/P      Madura Island (December 2002)
OC-251  VI3JPI       Lady Julia Percy Island (September 2002)
SA-085  3G1P         Pan de Azucar Island (March 2003)

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<<<
          >>>                 AS AT  1 APRIL 2003                 <<<

AF-093/Pr  J5UCW   Pecixe Island (March 2003)
EU-186     TB05GF  Gokceada Island (August 2002)
EU-186     YM05GF  Gokceada Island (August 2002)
NA-223/Pr  HQ8V    Vivorillo Cays (March 2003)
NA-224/Pr  XF2IH   Enmedio Island (March 2003)
OC-092     4D2B    Babuyan Island, Babuyan Islands (March 2003)
OC-120     DX0C    Cuyo Island, Cuyo Islands (March 2003)
OC-231     P29VMS  Nissan Island, Green Islands (February 2003)
OC-242     YE8A    Taka' Bonerate Islands (March 2003)
OC-256/Pr  P29VMS  Tulun Islands (January 2003)
OC-257/Pr  P29VMS  Nuguria Islands (January/February 2003)
OC-258/Pr  P29VMS  Muschu Island (February 2003)
OC-259/Pr  V60A    Nukuoro Atoll (March 2003)
OC-259/Pr  V60Z    Nukuoro Atoll (March 2003)
SA-060     ZW8P    Cotijuba Island (December 2002)
SA-070     3G5Q    Quiriquina Island (February 2003)

Note: Checkpoints are  not authorised to  credit QSL cards  for an  operation
where validation is required.
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Roger Balister, G3KMA                                 Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Manager                                  RSGB IOTA Committee Member
1 April 2003                                                     4 April 2003
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