IOTA Notice [May 97]


             >>> IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS CONFIRMED IN MAY 1997 <<<

AS-127     S2       Chittagong Region group (Bangladesh, operation from Hatia
                    Island by S21YS in April 1997)

AF-076        5N4   Gulf of  Guinea  group (Nigeria,  operations  from  Bonny
                    Island by  5N4ALE since  September 1996  and 5N4BHF since
                    February 1997)

AF-078        6W    Atlantic  Coast  South  group  (Senegal,  operation  from
                    Karabane Island by 6W2/F6BUM in April 1997)


  >>> OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL (*) <<<

AF-076 (confirmed)    5N4ALE, Bonny Island (since September 1996)
AF-076 (confirmed)    5N4BHF, Bonny Island (since February 1997)
AF-078 (confirmed)    6W2/F6BUM, Karabane Island (April 1997)
AS-127 (confirmed)    S21YS, Hatia Island (April 1997)
NA-132                HK3JJH/0A, Serranilla Bank (April 1997)
NA-133                HK3JJH/0B, Roncador Cay (April 1997)
OC-218                FK5M, Matthew Island (second operation - April 1997)
SA-082                HK3JJH/2, HK3JLN/2, Aguja Island (March 1997)

(*) 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.


               >>> IOTA REFERENCE NUMBER YET TO BE ISSUED <<<
                       (awaiting validation material)

OC-...     Kai Is (Indonesia, operations by YC8VYY and YC8YR in May 1997)


                  >>> 1997 HONOUR ROLL & ANNUAL LISTING <<<

The 1997 IOTA Honour Roll and Annual Listing will be published in the July
issues of "RadCom" and "The DX News Magazine".

Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Committee Member (Europe)
i1jqj@amsat.org