100 Years of Radiocommunication

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of Radiocommunication :

1451 Radio Communication [India Stamp 1995]Issued by India

Issued on May 17, 1995

Issued for : The Department of Post is privileged to issue a postage stamp to commemorate the 100 years of Radiocommunication.

Credits :
Stamp & FDC design : Shri Suresh Kumar
Cancellation : Smt. Alka Sharma

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multi Colour

Denomination : 500 Paise

Overall size : 2.90 x 3.91 cms.

Printing size : 2.55 x 3.55 cms.

Perforation : 13.5 x 13.5

Paper : Matt Chromo Indigenous

Number of stamps Printed : 1 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photo Offset

Printer : Calcutta Security Printers, Kanpur

About : 

  • New technologies are being constantly developed to share radio frequency spectrum and geostationary satellite orbit, two limited natural resources, so that all the Radiocommunication networks the world over may function in an interference-free environment. In fact, global radio regulations have been designed to ensure equitable access to the radio frequency spectrum, freedom from harmful interference, standardisation of radio systems etc. under the aegis of the International Telecommunication Union, Geneva.
  • Today, Radiocommunication in one form or the other is used in all walks of life such as in sound and television broadcasting, satellite communication, microwave systems, communication systems for aircrafts and ships, amateur radio, radio astronomy, public telecommunication networks in urban and rural areas, remote control devices, space research, cellular phones, radio paging etc.
  • Text : Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing, Ministry of Communications.

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