On February 21, postal card with commemorative stamp “The 125th birth anniversary of M.A. Bonch-Bruevich (1888-1940), professor, radioman, founder of the domestic amplifier lamp industry” is issued

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bonch-Bruevich is a soviet radioman, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1931). In 1916-1919 he was engaged in the creation of vacuum tubes, the first who organized their domestic production and who made ​​the first cathode lamp in Russia. He worked in the field of elaboration of design and construction of radio tubes, radio broadcasting and telecommunications services at short wavelengths.
By the instructions of V.I. Lenin Bonch-Bruevich was designed and built in 1922, the world's first powerful (12-kilowatt) radio station named after Comintern in Moscow.

M.A. Bonch-Bruevich was also involved in the issues on physics of the upper atmosphere, researchers of ionosphere by the method of radio echo, of ultra short waves and of their application on practice, including the field of radar.

The postal card with commemorative stamp depicts a portrait of M.A. Bonch-Bruevich against radio "cathode chopper", receiving and amplifying tube and vacuum tube generator with water cooling system of the M.A. Bonch-Bruevich.


Design: S. Ulyanovsky 

Curculation: 13 thousand copies.



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