20 June 2015
TROPOSCATTER COMMUNICATION LINK INDIA-USSR 2.11.1982
TROPOSCATTER COMMUNICATION LINK INDIA-USSR. A unique telecommunication link between India and the USSR was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India on 2nd November, 1981. This link works on the principle of propagation of Radio Waves in the tropospheric medium over long distances.
The station of Overseas Communications Service on the Indian side of this link is located at Charar-e-Sherief near Srinagar and the station on the USSR side, near Dushanbe in the Tadzik Republic.
The stamp, designed by India Security Press, Nasik shows the Troposcatter Communication Link between India and the USSR. The first day cover shows the antenna of the Troposcatter link at Charar-e-Sherief near Srinagar.