IOTA Notice [October 97]

            >>> IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED IN OCTOBER 1997 <<<

OC-224/Prov   YB8    TANIMBAR  IS  (Indonesia,   YB8  islands,  letter   "p")
                     following YC8SHQ/P's  activity  from  Saumlaki  town  on
                     Yamdena Island.

AS-130/Prov   XW,3W  CON SON group (Vietnamese islands, letter "b") following
                     the activity by 3W5MNB, 3W5KDN, 3W5KVR and 3W5FS.
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  >>> OPERATIONS WHICH HAVE PROVIDED ACCEPTABLE VALIDATION MATERIAL (*) <<<

OC-223        VK2    NEW SOUTH WALES STATE SOUTH group (Australia, New South
                     Wales islands, letter "c") following the  operation  by
                     VK2IOM from Montague Island.

AS-052    JF1IST/7J    Okino Tori-shima        (March 1997)
EU-123    GM0DEQ/P     Isle of Little Cumbrae  (July 1997)
EU-167    CT1CJJ/P     Pessegueiro Island      (August 1997)
EU-167    CT1/LX2JJ    Pessegueiro Island      (August 1997)
NA-088    HP1XBI/4     Bocas Del Toro Island   (July 1997)
NA-118    VE7/N6VV     Green Island            (July/August 1997)
NA-118    VE7/W7DR     Green Island            (July/August 1997)
NA-118    VE7EDZ       Green Island            (July/August 1997)
NA-202    HP1XBI/2     Grande Island           (July 1997)
OC-055    N4BQW/KH6    Tern Island             (August/September 1997)
OC-164    VK6ISL       Rottnest Island         (September 1997)
SA-028    ZY2IB        Sao Sebastiao Island    (April 97)

(*) 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.
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      >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS (YET TO BE CONFIRMED) <<<

AS-128/Prov  XV,3W   MEKONG DELTA WEST  group (Vietnam,  operation from  Quan
                     Phu Quoc Island by 3W4EZD in June/July 1997)

AS-130/Prov   XW,3W  CON SON  group (Vietnam,  operation by  3W5MNB,  3W5KDN,
                     3W5KVR and 3W5FS).

OC-224/Prov   YB8    TANIMBAR IS (Indonesia, operation from Yamdena Island by 
                     YC8SHQ/P)

Checkpoints are not authorised to accept for IOTA credit QSL cards confirming
contacts made with islands/groups whose Reference Numbers have been issued on
a provisional basis.
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Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Committee Member (Europe)


Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ/KB2TJM
425 DX News Editor

i1jqj@amsat.org