• Signal International Penpal Magazine, published by Raimo Kaarna
  • printed Signal established in 1960 - now usually 4 issues yearly
  • 400.000 copies printed in 47 years = in all some 2.000.000 readers
  • 200.000 letters received via snailmail from the readers,
    now over 1.000 letters yearly and over 150.000 emails yearly
  • web Signal established in 1997 - issued every day
  • 1.000.000 web readers by now, about 200-300 more daily
  • your penpal ad in the web Signal free, in the printed Signal magazine
    it costs US$ 5, € 5 or 10 International Reply Coupons, with your photo $ 10, € 10 or 20 IRCs
  • single copies of the printed Signal cost US$ 5, € 5 or equivalent per copy -
    you can now buy issues 1/2006, (16 pages, digitally printed, A4, 460 penpals, 60 photos); and 2/2004 and 1/2004 (both 4-page multicolor offset tabloids, 300+ penpals on each);
  • older "collectors' items" Signal-issues 83/1995; 82/1994 and 64/1987 $ 2 each postpaid by surface mail, $ 2 each by airmail

    RAIMO KAARNA -
    THE PUBLISHER - WHO ?

  • age 63, divorced, two adult daughters (ages 36 and 39)

    HOBBIES

  • publishing of the Signal's web edition (www.signalpenpals.net) and printed Signal-magazine, mail trade
  • magazines, newspapers, fleamarkets, collecting, computers, internet, movies

    EDUCATION & WORK

  • "freelance publisher" of the Signal Penpal Magazine
    - huge internet edition and smaller printed edition
    - lahtelaista, the Finnish language web paper
  • assistant to the ad mgr in the daily newspaper
    Etelä-Suomen Sanomat 1966-1989, retired in 2005
  • commercial college Lahden Kauppaopisto 1965
  • undergraduate from Lahden Lyseo 1964

    MAIL ADDRESS:
    RAIMO KAARNA - SIGNAL INTERNATIONAL
    PUROKATU 18, FI-15200 LAHTI, FINLAND
    E-MAIL: signal@sci.fi


You can buy International Reply Coupons from your own post office in any country. Finnish post exchanges your IRCs into Finnish postage stamps for my reply to you. Order now copies of SIGNAL-penpal magazine's latest issues.

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