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(Telecommunications) a message transmitted by radiotelegraphy. Also called: radiogram
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(ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɛl əˌgræm)

a message transmitted by radiotelegraphy.
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Reilly, (43) which involved a series of radiotelegrams. In Reilly, the defendant challenged his conviction for offenses relating to shipping incinerator ash outside of the United States to dump it in the ocean and based this challenge on the trial court's admission into evidence of some thirty-five radiotelegrams that were transmitted from or received by a ship chartered by the company of which the defendant was vice president.
* The ship's radio operator testified that he transmitted or transcribed each of the radiotelegrams sent from or received by the ship and that he recorded his initials on each; each copy offered into evidence contained these initials;
* The ship's captain also testified that he sent or received each of these radiotelegrams, that the defendant was the only person that the captain knew in the location from which most of the telegrams sent to the ship were received, and that the captain took his directions from the defendant;