IOTA Notice [September 98]


           >>> IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS ISSUED IN SEPTEMBER 1998 <<<

AS-135        BY4  JIANGSU PROVINCE  group  (Chinese  islands,  letter  "h"),
                   following the operation by BI4Q in June 1998 (**)

AS-136        BY4  SHANGHAI PROVINCE  group  (Chinese islands,  letter  "n"),
                   following the operation by BI4C in July 1998

AS-137        BY5  ZHOUSHAN  ARCHIPELAGO  (Chinese   islands,  letter   "q"),
                   following the operation by BI5Z in July 1998

AS-138        BY5  FUJIAN  PROVINCE  group  (Chinese  islands,  letter  "a"),
                   following the operation by BI5P in August 1998

NA-211/Prov   W7   OREGON STATE  group  (United States,  W7  islands,  letter
                   "a"), following the  operation by  W5BOS/7 from  Tillamook
                   Rock

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

AS-135  BI4Q       Ping Island               June 1998 (**)
AS-136  BI4C       Changxing Island          July 1998
AS-137  BI5Z       Zhoushan Island           July 1998
AS-138  BI5P       Pingtan Island            August 1998
NA-084  VE2/F6ELE  Harrington Island         July 1998
NA-084  VE2/F6HKA  Harrington Island         July 1998
NA-125  VE2/F6ELE  La Grande Basque Island   July 1998
NA-125  VE2/F6HKA  La Grande Basque Island   July 1998
NA-160  HR3/F2JD   Cayos Cochinos            May 1998
NA-176  VE2/F6ELE  Mingan Is                 July 1998
NA-176  VE2/F6HKA  Mingan Is                 July 1998
NA-177  VE2/F6ELE  Bonaventure Island        July 1998
NA-177  VE2/F6HKA  Bonaventure Island        July 1998
OC-013  ZK1SCQ     Rarotonga Island          August 1998
OC-013  ZK1SCR     Rarotonga Island          August 1998
OC-050  FO5JR      Rimatara Island           July/August 1998
OC-082  ZK1SCQ     Penrhyn Atoll             August 1998
OC-082  ZK1SCR     Penrhyn Atoll             August 1998
OC-121  3D2WD      Malolo Island             August/September 1998
OC-121  3D2DA      Malolo Island             August/September 1998
OC-156  3D2WD      Tavewa Island             September 1998
OC-156  3D2DA      Tavewa Island             September 1998
OC-159  ZK1SCQ     Mangaia island            August 1998
OC-159  ZK1SCR     Mangaia island            August 1998

(*) 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.

(**) The Chinese  have pointed out  that the group  of islands which  include
Ping Island and Cheniu Island to  the south is administered from  Lianyungang
City in Jiangsu  Province and are  therefore part  of that  province and  not
Shandong. The IOTA Committee has  in the circumstances  amended the entry  in
the Directory accordingly.
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      >>> PROVISIONAL IOTA REFERENCE NUMBERS (YET TO BE CONFIRMED) <<<

AS-139/Prov   BY7  GUANGXI PROVINCE  group (operation  by BI7W  from  Weizhou
                   Island, August 1998)

NA-210/Prov   KL   NORTON SOUND COAST NORTH group (operation by KL7/K6ST from
                   Sledge Island in July 1998)

NA-211/Prov   W7   OREGON STATE group  (operation by  W5BOS/7 from  Tillamook
                   Rock in September 1998)

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)

	


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