Author: Alan, 5B4AHJ
Les îles Eparses, or "Scattered Islands", comprise the islands of Bassas da India, Europa, Juan de Nova and Glorieuses in the Mozambique Channel and Tromelin, located north of Reunion. The following map (credit to Aurélie Boissière / TAAF) shows the location of the islands:
From 1960 until 2007 Les îles Eparses were administered by the prefecture of Réunion, under the authority of the Minister responsible for overseas territories. Since 2007-02-21, Les îles Eparses have been administered by TAAF, and became the 5th district of TAAF, the other four districts being Terre Adélie (Antarctica), Kerguelen, Crozet and Saint-Paul & Amsterdam.
These are currently mapped by a software rule. It is planned to replace the software rule by a set of callsign exceptions.
FR/J Juan de Nova
There are potentially 40 prefixes, ten per island.
FT#J Juan de Nova
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