The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 11, Issue 3 (June 1, 1936)
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his own message had to be rebroadcast by the main party and thence by a wireless relay of several steps, including Norway, until it reached an amateur wireless operator in Surrey. Another wonderful example of radio and sport!
New Zealanders will be able to listen to a running description of the Olympic Games next August, and it will not be difficult to imagine the enthusiasm there will be if—or should I say, when—Lovelock, Boot, Matthews, Giles, Fisher, Arbuthnot and Gordon, bring Olympic honours to the Dominion. The German Olympic organising committee has made elaborate preparations for special short wave stations to give descriptions particularly for the benefit of the citizens of outlying countries.