August 16, 2010

Surathkal Point Lighthouse.

A  private special cover with the cancellation of Mangalore Philatelic Bureau was handed over to the Deputy Commissioner Shri. V. Ponnuraj at Surathkal Lighthouse on 16th August 2010 by Lions District Governor 324-D5 - J.K.Rao MJF, at Amateur (HAM) Radio Special Event Station as part of the International Lighthouse and Lightship week celebration.

This cover has Lions International President's Logo of Lighthouse and slogan "a Beacon of Hope" with Permenant Pictorial Postal Cancellation of 18th Century Monumental Lighthouse of Mangalore (WLOL IND 171) and is released on occation of International Lighthouse and Lightship Week 7th to 22nd Aug 2010 from India's only Special Event Amateur Radio Station - VU0LH being putup with assistance from Lions Clubs International Amateur Radio Club Station VU2LCI.

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very beautiful cover.
happy to see that.

Surendra said...

Thanks for sharing this beautiful information. I am a Ham Radio operator from Mumbai & my call sign is VU2SFH.