November 10, a postage stamp dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Ashot L. Badalov (1915-2011” are to be released into circulation

Ashot L. Badalov (1915-2011) was the Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of the International Academy of Informatization, holder of such titles as “Honorary Telecommunications Worker of the Russian Federation”, “Master of Communications”, “Honorary Radio Operator”.
He devoted his life to radio communications and broadcasting.

During the Great Patriotic War Ashot L. Badalov was the chief of the Stalingrad radio center. At the end of 1943, he was transferred to Moscow, to the People's Commissariat of communications. He went his career path from senior engineer to the Deputy Minister. He was one of the founders of the State Commission for Radio Frequencies, and made a significant contribution to the efficient use of the radio spectrum, and later orbital space. Largely due to his work a modern radio and television broadcasting, cellular mobile communications appear in Russia.

The stamp depicts a portrait of Ashot L. Badalov with a Central Telegraph building on the background.

FSUE “Marka” Publishing and Trading Centre will manufacture an FDC and a special cancellation postmark in addition to the issue of a postage stamp.

Design: Kh. Betredinova
Face value: 19 RUB
Size of a stamp: 42 × 30 mm, size of sheet: 146 × 170 mm
Form of issue: sheet with illustrated margins with 12 (3 × 4) stamps
Circulation: 405 thousand stamps (27 thousand sheets).

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