Q534 Summary

Summary prepared by Fielding M. McGehee III. If you use this material, please credit The Jonestown Institute. Thank you.

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FBI Catalogue: Miscellaneous

FBI preliminary tape identification note: Labeled in part “Radio Code”

Date cues on tape: None

People named: None

Bible verses cited:  None


This is a commercially-produced recording from a series of lessons in Morse code. The first lesson gives the codes for numbers. A practice unit follows.

FBI Summary:

Date of transcription: 6/18/79

In connection with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the assassination of U.S. Congressman LEO J. RYAN at Port Kaituma, Guyana, South America, on November 18, 1978, a tape recording was obtained. This tape recording was located in Jonestown, Guyana, South America, and was turned over to U.S. Officials in Guyana and subsequently transported to the United States.

On June 11, 1979, Special Agent (name deleted) reviewed the tape numbered 1B103-23. This tape was found to contain the following: A morse code lesson.

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Tape originally posted May 2006