In the same year numerous experiments were tried with the assistance of an Italian battleship, the " Carlo Alberto," lent by the Italian government, and messages were transmitted from Poldhu to Kronstadt, to Spezia, and also to Sydney in Nova Scotia.
At Naples, where the mean temperature for the year is about the same as at Sydney, the summer temperature reaches a mean of 74.4°, and the mean of winter is 47.6°, with a range 26.8°.
Baker and Smith of the Sydney Technical College, have brought to light many other valuable products likely to prove of commercial value.
At Sydney, the average rainfall, since observations were commenced, has been 50 in.
At Sydney the mean summer temperature is 70.8° Fahr., and that of winter 53.9°.