SPECIAL POSTAL COVER AND CANCELLATION
FOR 50th JOTA - THE RADIO SCOUTING EVENT
BY VU2ARC and VU2LCI
Bangalore Amateur Radio Club VU2ARC along with Lions Clubs
International Amateur (Ham) Radio Club VU2LCI have got approved from
Indian Postal Authorities Karnataka Postal Circle for Special
Postal Cover which is multicolored denoting the Scout Centenary 2007
and World Scout Jamboree on the Air 50th Anniversary JOTA 2007 by
Bharat Scouts & Guides, Karnataka INDIA de VU2LCI with VU2ARC. The
Special Postal Cancellation depicts of Radio Scouting Logo giving
callsigns of VU2ARC and VU2LCI.
Those who are interested in buying this Special Postal Cover affixed
with Rs. 5/- stamp (Rose Fragrance Stamp) can do so at General Post
Office, GPO, Bangalore on payment of Rs. 10/- (MRP fixed by Postal
Department) and those who are interested for bulk purchase of above
25 covers may send Bank Demand Draft to "Lions International Stamp
Club India Chapter" along with postage charges to VU2LCI.
Cheapest would be buying a Megadoot post card which costs 25 paisa
and getting it affixed with Radio Scouting Special Postal
Cancellation which is free of cost across the Philatelic Counter at
GPO Bangalore on 20th October 2007. Of if you are posting any
letters with appropriate valued stamps affixed you can do that in
Philatelic Section of GPO Bangalore which will get Special Postal
Cancellation which also is free of cost.
THIS IS THE FIRST POSTAL SPECIAL COVER AND SPECIAL POSTAL
CANCELLATION WITH CALLSIGNS ON THEM FROM INDIA.
Anticipate that those Amateur Radio Societies and Clubs take this up
and make use of this unique opportunity.
Best of 73's
de Lion Ajoy VU2JHM
Secretary, Bangalore Amateur Radio Club
Disaster Manager & Custodian, Lions Club International Amateur (Ham)
Radio Club Station VU2LCI
Secretary, Lions International Stamp Club LISC India Chapter # 3.