We regret to inform users that this resource is no longer available. The site has been withdrawn as the technologies which it is built with have reached end-of-life.

An archived version of the site is available at https://wayback.archive-it.org/org-467/20200515075612/http://www.marconicalling.com/

Date withdrawn:
1 April 2020

Please contact digitalsupport@bodleian.ox.ac.uk with any questions.

Preface from the original site

For the first time Marconi have opened their Archive to the public through the world wide web. MarconiCalling is a fascinating exploration of Guglielmo Marconi's life, his scientific discoveries, the impact of wireless and the development of modern communications.

This site is optimised for machines running at 450MHz or above and a high speed connection

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Information concerning Marconi plc on this site was correct as of mid-2001.

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Archive Introduction

The unique Marconi Collection has never before been available to the public.
This digital archive draws from the Collection and concentrates on the first 50 years of wireless from 1896 to 1946. It covers an important cross section of early equipment and experiments and contains a large collection of documents, around 700 photographs and 500 pieces of ephemera.

You can choose your area of interest by clicking on sections to the right or visiting the highlights below.

Archive Highlights