“Andy,” said Sonny, trying to hold Scotty and his cake in his lap at the same time, “I think I can help you a lot with my radio. You know Dad has let me buy a whole new set, both sending and receiving. There are amateur radio fans all over the world, you know, who send to each other every night. Why, there’s a fellow in Australia whom I talk to three or four times a week! I have friends thousands of miles away that I’ve never seen.”
Eustace L. Adams, Andy Lane Over the Polar Ice, (Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Co., 1928), 11.