AVAILABLE HERE LINK TO THE UNIQUE OFFICIAL

FONDAZIONE GUGLIELMO MARCONI SITE

      IF YOU HAVE WORKED

IY4FGM

from ARI-BO website click on picture to open a nice document on this site

"FGM is for Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi"
or Guglielmo Marconi Foundation"

THE OFFICIAL MARCONI MEMORIAL AMATEUR RADIO STATION
  MANAGED BY ARI - BOLOGNA

located in PONTECCHIO MARCONI - BOLOGNA - ITALY, in the back garden small building near-by to "VILLA GRIFFONE" then used by Marconi family as country summer house, where young Marconi started his experiments in wireless telegraphy.  After Marconi departure in 1937  (born April 25-1874) the Guglielmo Marconi Foundation, a State recognized cultural institution, was founded on April 11, 1938, under law R.D. n.354, and situated in the historical Villa Griffone, promoting and encouraging studies and researches related to Radio Communication and initiatives, designed to keep the memory of the great scientist and his fame alive. To this purpose the Foundation carries on programmes, that can be divided in three groups as follows:
- history and museum related activities
- advanced research
- activities of cultural and social promotion 
The Mausoleum and Museum in Villa Griffone are an attraction for italian and foreign tourists. The Museum is accessible only by group reservations.)

IY4FGM

QSL Manager is IK4UPU (via buro or direct)

 Maybe you  worked me (IK4AUY) as I'm one of the official

radio operators at that UNIQUE AND FAMOUS STATION.

(Operators co-ordinator is now IZ4FTB)

 

Latest News about relevant IY4FGM  Radio Activity:
>Sergio, IK4AUY, has operated at IY4FGM
in the July 12-13, 2003 IARU International
Championship HF Contest as Single Op, Phone,
All Bands, High Power 500 W. max, Not Assisted
>April, 24/2004 IMD International Marconi Day
activity  (also some digital modes first)
>April, 23/2005 IMD International Marconi Day

QSL Via IK4UPU (ik4upu at amsat.org)Via Buro or Direct, E-QSL also available

SOME PHOTOS:

from your right to left: IK4AUY, Sergio;  IK4UPU, Anton;  IZ4EFR, Alberto;  IZ4CMT, Luigi;  sitting right to left: IK4ICT, Franco (over his head the IY4FGM plate);  IK4UNI, Riccardo.
Picture taken during 100th Anniversary Jan 18th, 2003 at IY4FGM
after qsos with GB2GM and KM1CC and live video at Villa Griffone Aula Magna meeting where Prof. Falciasecca, President of  "Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi" sent  greetings message via a VHF link to our HF station while in qso with GB2GM.

 

From your right to left IK4UNI, IZ4EFR, IK4UPU, Prof. Falciasecca President of "Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi" with the VHF handheld  he used to transmit greetings message by means of IY4FGM HF Amateur Radio Station (managed by ARI Bologna, Associazione Radioamatori Italiani) during 100th Anniversary of first wireless telegraph transmission on 18th january 2003,  IK4AUY Sergio,  IZ4CMT Luigi at your left.

                                                                                                

  IY4FGM ANTENNAS (yagis)    Marconi  statue and  me 

 

IK4AUY, IK4UPU, IK4ICT and OH2BH                                                              IK4AUY,  KO4RR and his wife N4WV

                                                                                                      G3SXW and IK4SDY ARI Bologna ex- President                        Some Bavarian Cont. Club members DH1TW, me, DL6RAI, DL7AV 

SOME  LINKS ABOUT IY4FGM and MARCONI

IW4BLG

IY4ARI -  Marconi Centennial Celebration - ARRL EME Contest

IW4BLG

IY4FGM/4 -   12 Dec. 1901 -12 Dec. 2001 Celebration - EME

 IY4M IY4M BEACON ROBOT - Instruction Manual - English
GB4IMD International Marconi Day - Cornish Amateur R.C.
GB4IMD International Marconi Day - Station Histories
GB2GM Poldhu Amateur Radio Club
G4CCH Hear some recordins of EME signals at G4CCH (Real audio)
G3SDS 2001 Centenary year of Transatlantic Wireless Communication
IW3HVB  More  pictures by IW3HVB about IY4FGM/4 EME 12/01
W1AA - KM1CC   (by K1VV) W1AA Marconi  Radio CLUB - KM1CC, more links
 Comitato Guglielmo Marconi  Int. Comitato Guglielmo Marconi Int. (a lot of links)
Museo "Mille voci...mille suoni" di G. Pelagalli G. Pelagalli museum about old radios, audio (about 800 pieces)
MarconiCalling by Marconi Corporation plc
Guglielmo Marconi Encyclopedia Brittanica
Guglielmo Marconi Guglielmo Marconi - Nobel Lecture. Nobelprize.org

page updated on March 17 - 2011