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                   >>> NEW IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED <<<

AF-093    J5    Guinea-Bissau Coastal Region group (Guinea-Bissau)
AF-094    7X    Mediterranean Sea Coast West group (Algeria)
AS-168/Pr HL2   Kangwon-do Province group (Korea (South))
NA-225/Pr VY0   Nunavut (Prince of Wales and Somerset Islands) group
                 (Canada)
OC-262    YB4-5 Sumatra's Coastal Islands South (Indonesia)
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       >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 1 AUGUST 2003 <<<

AS-168/Pr HL2   Kangwon-do Province group (Korea (South))
NA-225/Pr VY0   Nunavut (Prince of Wales and Somerset Islands) group
                 (Canada)

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

AF-093    J5UCW       Pecixe Island (March 2003)
AF-094    7W4HI       Habibas Island (June 2003)
AS-017    JQ1EYN/6    Komaka Island, Okinawa Islands (April 2003)
AS-024    JJ8DEN/6    Yonaguni Island, Yaeyama Islands (January 2003)
AS-024    JL3SIK/6    Yonaguni Island, Yaeyama Islands (May 2003)
AS-047    JJ8DEN/6    Minami Daito Island, Daito Islands (January 2003)
AS-079    JJ8DEN/6    Miyako Island (December 2002) and Tarama Island
                       (February 2003)
AS-079    JJ3NAW/6    Miyako Island, Miyako Islands (March/May 2003)
AS-079    JR3TVH/6    Miyako Island, Miyako Islands (March/May 2003)
AS-147    JR8KJR/8    Rishiri and Rebun Islands (March/April 2003)
NA-013    H74C        Little Corn Island (May/June 2003)
OC-057    FO/JJ8DEN   Maupihaa Atoll, Maupihaa group (April/May 2003)
OC-063    FO/G35WH/P  Mangareva Island, Gambier Islands (July 2003)
OC-063    FO/G4MFW/P  Mangareva Island, Gambier Islands (July 2003)
OC-066    FO/F8CFU    Hao Island, Tuamotu Archipelago (Apr/May 2003)
OC-067    FO/JJ8DEN/P Maupiti Island, Leeward Islands (April 2003)
OC-152    FO/F8CFU    Tubuai Island, Austral Islands (May 2003)
OC-152    FO/G35WH    Tubuai Island, Austral Islands (July 2003)
OC-152    FO/G4MFW    Tubuai Island, Austral Islands (July 2003)
OC-200    KM9D/KH8    Swains Island (November 2002)
OC-262    YE5A        Pisang Island (May 2003)
SA-060    ZW8P        Cotijuba Island (December 2002)
SA-082    HK3JJH/2    Morro Grande Island (June 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 31 JULY 2003                  <<<

AS-168/Pr HL1EJT/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr HL1OYF/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr HL1TXQ/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr HL1VAU/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr HL3QP/2     Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr HL9DX/2     Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr DS1EVQ/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr DS1KOQ/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr DS3BGI/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
AS-168/Pr DS4NYE/2    Chuk Island (July 2003)
NA-162    XE2/W7KFI   ??????????? (April 2003)
NA-193    VY1/N7FL    Herschel Island (July 2003)
NA-225/Pr K9AJ/VY0    Somerset Island (July 2003)
NA-225/Pr K9PPY/VY0   Somerset Island (July 2003)
OC-125    4G6A        Semirara Island (April 2003)
SA-042    ZW8M        Mexiana Island (May 2003)
SA-070    3G5Q        Quiriquina Island (February 2003)
SA-089    YV5ANF/1    Sal Key (April 2003)

Note: Checkpoints are not authorised to  credit QSL cards for an  operation
where validation is required.
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                         >>> NEW IOTA CHECKPOINT <<<

After more than eight years of checking cards Jose "Pepe" Ardid, EA5KB  and
Francisco "Paco" Gil,  EA5OL have relinquished  their posts as  checkpoints
for Spain (Thanks, Pepe and Paco, for  all your help). We welcome as  their
replacements Josep del Pino, EA3BT, and his wife Nuria Font, EA3WL, who are
well-known to the DX and IOTA  community. Their appointment, which has  the
full support of  URE, the  Spanish National  Society, takes  effect from  1
September 2003.

Members are asked to note the new checkpoint details:
                       Josep Del Pino, EA3BT, & Nuria Font, EA3WL
                       Collegi 1
                       E-08800 Vilanova I La Geltru, Barcelona
                       Spain
                       E-mail: ea3bt@ea3bt.com
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                   >>> G3KMA, CHANGE OF EMAIL ADDRESS <<<

Please note your records that G3KMA's personal email address has changed to
g3kma@dsl.pipex.com . The  previous addresses  of g3kma@dial.pipex.com  and
eo19@dial.pipex.com will both be discontinued from 20 August. The web  page
URL will also be changed at the same time, new details to be announced.
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Roger Balister, G3KMA                               Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Manager                                RSGB IOTA Committee Member
1 August 2003                                                 6 August 2003
http://www.eo19.dial.pipex.com/index.shtml       http://www.425dxn.org/iota