BL Manohar Arasu (VU2UR) (b Nov 12, 1939), an amateur radio enthusiast of Bengaluru, with around 47 years of experience, has been on the air since 1967. He is a member of Amateur Radio Society (ARSI). He has won many certificates for being No 1 in India and some for being No 1 in the continent. All in all, he has won 1,287 awards as of June 20, 2016, certificates and plaques included.