A commemorative postage stamp on the Sagarmatha Satellite Earth Station (SES), Balamboo, Kathmandu established by Nepal Telecommunication Corporation in 1982 :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on 2039 Kartic 21 Corresponding to November 7, 1982
Design : In this postage stamp picture of Antenna of the recently built Sagarmatha Satellite Earth Station has been depicted.
Designer : K. Karmacharya
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : Rs. 5/-
Colour : 4 Colours
Size : 2.55 x 3.50 cms
Perforation : 14 x 14½
Format : Vertical
Paper : Stamp-paper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)
Sheet : 100
Process : Offset
Printer : Secura Singapore Pte. Ltd.
- The geostationary satellite for International Tele-communication has revolutionized the global communication network. To provide an efficient and reliable Telecommunication link from Nepal with the rest of the world Satellite Earth Station has been installed at Balambu, Kathmandu. This Earth Station through Intelsat-V Satellite will provide good quality International Telephone, Telex and Telegraph services.