Since 1994 in Villa Griffone has been opened a center for the gathering of all the documents about radio and television of the famous Soresini Collection and of the Marconi Foundation.
During summer 1995 near the Marconi Airport has been held a show of antique radio receivers, from the beginning of radio to World War Second. There were exposed radios used by Marconi itself and the first receiver in history (the coherer using metal filing) invented by Temistocle Calzecchi-Onesti.
During the summer 1995 in the Congress Palace of Bologna has been held an International Forum on Telecommunications useful to the man, titled A world of voices.
In september 1995 has been held, in the Congress Center of the Bologna Fair, the XXV European Microwave Conference: it recalls the speech of Marconi in London on March the 31st, 1899, during the Conference of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, about the importance of short waves.
But the event the most expected by those who continue the work and the spirit of Marconi has been the International Radiantistic Convention in October, that saw the gathering of Hams from every corner of the world in the name and in the memory of Marconi. As side events, organized by Hams, have been held the HF-DX and Iota Conventions, and have been activated the Marconi station IY4FGM and the special station IY4OTA.
For elementary and middle schools of the Bologna district has been developed the Marconi Project, for the increase of network experiments and laboratories.
In the University of Torino, and precisely at C.I.S.I, the Marconi Celebrations gave birth to the development of a research project, together with a group of Hams, for the study of interaction of digital radio networks and cable networks. An amateur radio station named IK1XHT has been created, and its conductors specialized in digital connection techniques.
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