When several persons are affected with amnesia by a broadcast, the Fringe Division is assigned to investigate the case. Soon they locate the station that broadcast the signal and Dr. Bishop brings a mysterious box they found to his laboratory to study it. Peter goes to a library with Olivia and their friend Edward Markham gives a rare book about "The First People" from an advanced civilization to them. They learn that the broadcast numbers are the same they find in the book. Meanwhile Walter is upset with the Peter that is studying the Doomsday Machine. When Astrid deciphers the code, they discovers that they are coordinates. What is the secret of the mysterious coordinates?
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
The music heard during the numbers transmission in the beginning of the episode is Midsommarvaka (Swedish Rhapsody) by Swedish composer Hugo Alfven. See more
Pilots communicate with Air Route Traffic Control Centers in VHF (frequencies from 108 to 137 MHz). HF, as shown in the episode, is used only on remote locations where VHF waves cannot reach, such as in transatlantic routes or the Arctic, for instance. See more
Just tell us what you know about the stations.
First of all, they're as old as dirt. They say when Marconi invented the radio, the first thing he heard was the numbers, like they were floating around in space just waiting for someone to listen.
You're trying to tell me that Marconi picked up a transmission before humans invented the technology to send one?
End Title Theme (Composed by Michael Giacchino)
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