On Wed 2005-12-07T06:59:39 -0700, Rob Seaman hath writ:
> it seems that one of two things must be true.  Either the fact that
> the letter is dated December 5, 2005 indicates that they just now got
> around to acting on the July, 2005 announcement of the upcoming leap
> second - or, they acted upon this in a more timely fashion and
> decided to embargo the announcement until the latest plausible moment
> at which it would be possible for their lawyers to later argue timely
> notification of their customers.

ACR is not alone, see Saab, who announced much earlier

http://www.transpondertech.se/node1924.asp?intContentID=3197

also reported by Canada
http://www.ican.nf.net/R4update.htm

also reported by USCG
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/moa/docs/Saab505.pdf
http://www.uscg.mil/d14/units/feact/images/safety%20alert.pdf

Google is your friend.

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