International Marconi Day celebrates the huge part Guglielmo Marconi played in the invention of radio.

International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24 hour amateur radio event that is held annually to celebrate the birth of Marconi on 25 April 1874. The event is usually held on the Saturday closest to Marconi’s birthday and in 2017 it will be held on 22nd April.

Period of Operation on 22nd April 2017

0000 UTC  to 2359 UTC

The purpose of the day is for amateur radio enthusiasts around the world to make contact with historic Marconi sites using communication techniques similar to those used by Marconi himself.

To register your station for International Marconi Day 2017 please contact us using the email address below.

Any stations wishing to participate must be registered by Friday midnight. If You try to register after this time unfortunately we will not be able to register you.

Any stations worked that are not on the list will not count towards the award.

For the current list of confirmed stations for 2016 click below

confirmed stations 2016

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