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"did I had an extremely expensive wife - she would see a new car that she liked and just buy it... under California law I was bound to buy her debts. I think I turned out 16 novels in five years."
- Philip K. Dick

Telaudiogram  
  An interplanetary communication method.  

I sent a telaudiogram to Patrol headquarters at Earth. I gave full descriptions of Kenniston and this Jovian and inquired if they had criminal records. An answer came through an hour ago. This fellow Holk Or has a record of criminal piracy as long as your arm, and was definitely known to be one of John Dark's crew!"
From The World With A Thousand Moons, by Edmond Hamilton.
Published by Amazing Stories in 1942
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Given the distances involved, telaudiograms seem slower than light speed...

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