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Cryptonym: AMSTAY

Definition:
AMSTAY was the cryptonym used in the late 1960's for JMWAVE. A cable in June of 1968 stated that AMSTAY was the identity for JMWAVE.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10165-10103: NEXT STEP IN LINKING AMCORE-2 AND OTHER AMSTAY PERSONNEL WITH RADIO LIBERTAD

06/21/68: Cable from Director to JMCOBRA, JMWAVE, Caracas (Orig: Withheld, Unit: C/WH/COG/PP): Slugline AMSTAY AMWIDE: REF: JMWAVE 2625 (IN 24513): "1. What is next step in linking AMCORE-2 and other AMSTAY (IDEN for JMWAVE) personnel with Radio Libertad? Ref indication station's willingness accept two hours daily programming. 2. Please advise plans and assets to be included in program preparation." Releasing Officer: William V. Broe, C/WHD. Coordinating Officers: (REDACTION), WH/3/V. Spera, C/WH/3. Authenticating Officer: Paul E. Oberst for David A. Phillips, C/WH/COG.

104-10244-10035: DISPATCH: AMSTAY TRANSMITTAL OF MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD

11/25/68: Dispatch from COS, JMCOBRA to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: "Attached is a memorandum of a 19 November meeting with AMCORE-2 which was held to work out the present ground rules and future direction outlined in Reference. Theodore L. Zeephat."

104-10166-10033: AMCORE-2 AGENT SERVICE RECORD

06/03/69: Dispatch from COS, WH/Miami to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: Subject: TYPIC/AMCORE/Forwarding of Agent Service Record for AMCORE-2: Page 3: "Agent Service Record: 1. Agents Cryptonym or Pseudonym: AMCORE-2. 2. Project Identification: AMSTAY. 3. Agent recruited by: Neil T. Pickworth. 4. Capacity in which Agent Served: To produce tapes and write occasional news articles...6. Other Commitments: Upon Subject's termination April 1969, will be paid $10,260 over a three month period beginning May 1969 as bonus. 7. Agent Dismissed by: William S. Wibalda. Reason for Dismissal: Services no longer needed by WOFIRM..."

104-10104-10055: CABLE RE FUNDING OF RADIO BROADCASTS

04/13/70: Cable from WH/Miami to Director (Orig: V. Barry, Unit: WH/COG/PP): Slugline TYPIC AMSTAY: REF: UFAA-1933: "1. WOGAME has furnished IDEN as notional cover facility to fund AMSTRUT/2's radio broadcasts. 2. IDEN is composed of ostensible group anonymous donors who are sympathetic to goal of a free Cuba. WNYW should be given the mailing address of IDEN for billing purposes. The billings and other mail received at the PO Box will be forwarded by L.A. security field office to Miami security field office. Latter will give mail to station security officer. 3. Suggest station send headquarters SGFLAG cable each month indicating amount of money due WNYW for broadcasts; monetary division will instruct its L.A. bank to forward cashier's check to WNYW. IDEN will be shown as remmiter. 4. File...201-218126." Releasing Officer: William V. Broe, C/WHD. Coordinating Officer: (Signature), WH/SEC. Authenticating Officer: James E. Flannery, C/WH/COG. - - - Page 3: "1. IDEN of ref is: Patriotos Para la Verdad Y la Libertad, Box 1935, Los Angeles, California 90053. 2. File...201-218126."

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