Coast Guard finds the cheapest solution : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

"Maritime shipping was of particular interest because it
remains the economic lifeline of the region. Every year,
ports along the Columbia River and the coasts of Oregon
and Southwest Washington handle cargo valued at nearly
$14 billion."

. . .

"In December, we'll trick the lights by simply turning back
the date to 1986, so we'll get 14 more years of lighting
before we have to reset it again," said Walt Morey, senior
director of operations. "If we had to replace the system, it
would have cost more than $40,000, and we always look
for the cheapest way." :-'

the Oregonian

-- spider (, October 23, 1999


1986 !!!!!! NOT!

-- spider (, October 23, 1999.

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