Elettra Back On Air!  Event

Elettra Back On Air!  
-  ninth edition –  June 10 and 11th, 2023
Ham Radio Activation of “Elettra“ yacht relic

I Y 4 F G M

Villa Griffone (Marconi's  birthplace) - Pontecchio Marconi, Bologna (ITALY)
- With the sponsorship of the “Guglielmo Marconi Foundation” and "Marconi Museum"-

Dear President / Board of Directors,

A.R.I. Fidenza Radio Club (A.R.I. Italian Amateur Radio Association, IARU affiliated), organizes the eighth edition of a technical – cultural event, hold at the seat of the Guglielmo Marconi Foundation (Villa Griffone, Marconi's  birthplace – Pontecchio Marconi , Bologna – Italy) on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11.th, 2023.

Aim of this event is to highlight at an international level the historical value and meaning of the Yacht “Elettra”, the moving laboratory of the great Italian scientist, onboard of which a number of very important experiments on the radiocommunications were conducted.

Over the whole weekend, the radioamateurs of the A.R.I. Fidenza group will operate a radio station located close to the relict keel of the yacht “Elettra”, kept at the Museum, and will ideally give new life to its “voice", allowing the radioamateurs overall in the world to get in contact with it.

The radio contacts will be operated using the SPECIAL MARCONIAN STATION CALLSIGN   I Y 4 F G M

We believe that is mainly interest all Ham Radio operators, so please notify it to your associated OM and /or your webmaster/website.

All details at official website:


Cristiano Cornini, IW4CLV
A.R.I. Fidenza Radio Club President