>>> IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED <<<

AS-163      R0Q    Laptev Sea Coast East group (Russian Federation) 
AS-164      R0Q    East Siberian Sea Coast West group (Russian Federation) 
AS-165      XZ     Arakan Region group (Myanmar) 
AS-166/Pr   EP     Hormozgan Province group (Iran) 
OC-251/Pr   VK3    Victoria State West group (Australia) 
OC-252      YB7    Kalimantan's Coastal Islands West (Indonesia) 
OC-253/Pr   V63    Hall Islands (Federated States of Micronesia) 
OC-254/Pr   V63    Mortlock Islands (Federated States of Micronesia) 
SA-093      HK4    Choco Division North/Antioquia Division group (Colombia) 

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       >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2002 <<<

AS-166/Pr   EP     Hormozgan Province group (Iran) 
OC-251/Pr   VK3    Victoria State West group (Australia) 
OC-253/Pr   V63    Hall Islands (Federated States of Micronesia) 
OC-254/Pr   V63    Mortlock Islands (Federated States of Micronesia) 

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

AS-038    R3CA/0      Ayon Island (May 2002) 
AS-041    JI5RPT/4    Nakano Island, Oki Islands (September 2002) 
AS-041    JI5USJ/4    Nakano Island, Oki Islands (September 2002) 
AS-044    RI0CA       Malyy Shantar Island, Shantarskiye Isls (August 2002) 
AS-070    R3CA/0      Kamenka Island (May 2002) 
AS-114    RI0CB       Chkalov Island (August 2002) 
AS-137    BI5Q        Daqu Island (July 2002) 
AS-147    JR8KJR/8    Yagishiri Island (August 2002) 
AS-152    R3CA/0      Bol'shoy Begichev Island (May 2002) 
AS-163    R3CA/0      Makar Island (May 2002) 
AS-164    R3CA/0      Nemkov (aka Derevyannyy) Island (May 2002) 
AS-165    XY0TA       Apaw-ye Kyun Island (August 2002) 
EU-065    F5NBX/P     Ouessant Island (August 2002) 
EU-180    EM5UIA      Kosa Tuzla Island (September 2002) 
EU-181    LZ1BJ/1     Sveta Anastasiya Island (August 2002) 
EU-181    LZ1ZC/1     Sveta Anastasiya Island (August 2002) 
OC-013    ZK1SCQ      Rarotonga Island (August 2002) 
OC-070    YC9BU/8     Ambon Island (June 2002) 
OC-104    YJ0AXC      Vanua Lava Island, Banks Islands (September 2002) 
OC-124    ZK1SCQ      Palmerston Atoll (August 2002) 
OC-186    YE2R        Karimunjawa Island, Karimunjawa Islands (August 2002) 
OC-252    YB7CJR/P    Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YB7FHO/P    Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YB9AY/7     Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YB9COD/7    Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YC7FEP/P    Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YC9BU/7     Temaju Island (October 2002) 
OC-252    YC9WZJ/7    Temaju Island (October 2002) 
SA-060    PY8AZT/P    Cotijuba Island (July 2002) 
SA-065    L65W        Leones Island (October 2002) 
SA-093    HK3JJH/4    Titumate Island (October 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 must be on the card.

Source: http://www.eo19.dial.pipex.com/index.shtml
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         >>> OPERATIONS FROM WHICH VALIDATION MATERIAL IS AWAITED <<<
         >>>                 AS AT 31 OCTOBER 2002                <<<

AS-166/Pr   EP6KI         Qeys (Kish) Island (October 2002) 
EU-082      U1ZA/1 & /A   Kil'din Island (resident?) 
EU-186      TB05GF        Gokceada Island (August 2002) 
EU-186      YM05GF        Gokceada Island (August 2002) 
NA-158      WL7O          Kalgin Island (July 2002) 
OC-090      DZ1MS         Coron Island, Calamian Group (October 2002) 
OC-126      DX0L          Lubang Island, Lubang Islands (October 2002) 
OC-235      4D0MS         Talikud Island (October 2002) 
OC-251/Pr   VI3JPI        Lady Julia Percy Island (September 2002) 
OC-253/Pr   V63RE         Nomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002) 
OC-253/Pr   V63WN         Nomwin Island, Hall Islands (October 2002) 
OC-254/Pr   V63RE         Satawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Isls (October 2002) 
OC-254/Pr   V63WN         Satawan (Ta) Island, Mortlock Isls (October 2002) 
SA-069      3G1A          Santa Maria Island (July 2002) 
SA-088      PSA088        Tacami Island (June 2001) 

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

Source: http://www.eo19.dial.pipex.com/index.shtml
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