The International Radio Medical Station in Rome assists ill people on board ships at sea.
Titles read: "Pathetone Lightens The 'Blackout' With - MERCY RADIO!"
Various shots of the interior of the offices of the International Radio Medical Station in Rome. The station is in contact with ships at sea that do not carry full medical facilities. C/U of a map of the world showing the station's radio links with ships on all the oceans.
L/S of a small coaster at sea. Various shots of a man on the ship examining a sick crew member according to instructions in a booklet. He notes details of the illness and transmits the information to the Rome station. Various shots of aerials and radio equipment. The doctor at the station receives the information and telephones a specialist. Then details of the appropriate medical treatment are radioed to the ship.