IOTA Notice [September 97]



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

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

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

AS-129        BY7     GUANGDONG PROVINCE EAST group (Chinese islands,  letter
                      "b", operation from Dan-Gan Town, Wai-Ling-Ding  Island 
                      by BD7JA/7 in August 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.

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

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

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

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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IOTA CHECKPOINTS ---> Please note that Daniel K. Sullivan (14737 Pickets Post
Road, Centreville VA 22021, USA) has changed his call from KE4I to W4DKS. Dan
is the new IOTA Checkpoint for USA call-numbers 1, 2 & 3.


Mauro Pregliasco, I1JQJ
RSGB IOTA Committee Member (Europe)
425 DX News Editor
E-mail: i1jqj@amsat.org

i1jqj@amsat.org