PC Weather Products Year 2000 Statement

 

PC Weather Products’ Commitment

PC Weather Products has a strong commitment to meeting the needs of its customers, including Year 2000 compliance. Preparing computers and software for the Year 2000 is a significant issue not only for us, but for all technology companies.

PC Weather Products has been working, and continues to work, to ensure that its latest products meet our year 2000 standard well before January 1st, 2000 rolls around.

Letter stating Year 2000 compliance

Definition of "Year 2000 Compliant" and "Year 2000 Ready"

A PC Weather Products’ product meets out Year 2000 compliant standard when:

  • It accurately stores all dates in a 4 digit format
  • It represents all dates in a 4 digit format
  • It accurately calculates leap year dates

The PC Weather Products’ product must be used in accordance with its end-user documentation in order to meet the above criteria. In addition, all other hardware, firmware, software, and services used with the product must be year 2000 compliant.

 

The Year 2000 status of each product or service will be provided in the table below. We are committed to updating this table as new products and services are added or as the status of a product or service changes.

Disclaimer

PC WEATHER PRODUCTS OR ITS AFFILIATES MAY AT THEIR SOLE DISCRETION PROVIDE THE YEAR 2000 SOLUTIONS DESCRIBED IN THIS DOCUMENT/SITE IN THE FORM OF WORKAROUNDS, PATCHES, MAINTENANCE RELEASES OR UPDATES, AND/OR NEW OR REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS OR MODULES.

THE DESCRIPTIONS IN THIS DOCUMENT/SITE ARE PROVIDED AS A CONVENIENCE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS. SUCH DESCRIPTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO SUPPLEMENT, MODIFY, OR EXTEND, THE SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN PC WEATHER PRODUCTS (OR ITS AFFILIATE) AND THE CUSTOMER FOR THE APPLICABLE PRODUCT OR SERVICE. PC WEATHER PRODUCTS AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO, AND THIS DOCUMENT/SITE DOES NOT ADDRESS, THE YEAR 2000 COMPLIANCE OF OTHER HARDWARE, FIRMWARE, SOFTWARE (SUCH AS ANY BIOS OR OPERATING SYSTEM), SERVICES, PROTOCOLS, DATA, INTERFACES TO THIRD-PARTY SYSTEMS, OR USER-CUSTOMIZED FUNCTIONS OR FEATURES THAT MAY BE USED WITH SOFTWARE FROM PC WEATHER PRODUCTS OR ITS AFFILIATES. FOR THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE THAT PC WEATHER PRODUCTS OR ITS AFFILIATES BUNDLE OR RESELL, SUCH AS INTERNET ACCESS SOFTWARE OR WEB BROWSERS, THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YEAR 2000 COMPLIANCE REMAINS WITH THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER. STATEMENTS IN THIS DOCUMENT/SITE REGARDING THIRD-PARTY STANDARDS OR SOFTWARE ARE BASED ON INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES. PC WEATHER PRODUCTS AND ITS AFFILIATES ARE NOT THE SOURCE OF SUCH INFORMATION AND HAVE NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED SUCH INFORMATION. THIS DOCUMENT/SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

 

Product

Status

Comments

DOS

HURRTRAK & PACTRAK V1.0-V5.0 (Hobby Version)

Not Compliant due to 2 digit years.

Minor testing shows no operational problems.

No further testing will be done and no updates will be available.

All date formats are in 2 digit years. i.e. mm/dd/yy. User must be aware of what century the storm occurred in. This is typically not an issue.

HURRTRAK Professional & PACTRAK Professional V5.0

Not Compliant due to 2 digit years.

Minor testing shows no operational problems.

No further testing will be done.

All date formats are in 2 digit years. i.e. mm/dd/yy. User must be aware of what century the storm occurred in. This is typically not an issue.
WINDOWS
HURRTRAK Hobbyist V6.0 Not fully compliant due to 2 digit years.

Date format mm/dd/yy. When user enters mm/dd/00 dates (year 2000) the system fails to operate properly.

Workaround: Enter all storm observation and forecast dates with the year 99. It is recommended that the user creates a separate database for each year.

HURRTRAK Professional V6.0

 

Not fully compliant due to 2 digit year.

Date format mm/dd/yy. When user enters mm/dd/00 dates (year 2000) the system fails to operate properly.

Workaround: Enter all storm observation and forecast dates with the year 99. It is recommended that the user creates a separate database for each year.

HURRTRAK ONLINE users need to download and apply a software patch available at http://www.pcwp.com/program-updates.html

HURRTRAK Professional V7.0

HURRTRAK EM/PRO V1.0

Global Tracker EM/Pro V1.0

Not fully compliant due to 2 digit year.

 

Date format mm/dd/yy. When user enters mm/dd/00 dates (year 2000) the system continues to operate properly.

Workaround: User must be aware of what century the storm occurred in. This is typically not an issue.

HURRTRAK ONLINE users need to download and apply a software patch available at http://www.pcwp.com/program-updates.html

HURRTRAK Professional V8.0

HURRTRAK EM/PRO V2.0

Global Tracker EM/Pro V2.0

HURRTRAK RM/PRO V1.0

Global Tracker RM/Pro V1.0

Not fully compliant due to 2 digit year.

 

Date format mm/dd/yy. When user enters mm/dd/00 dates (year 2000) the system continues to operate properly.

Workaround: User must be aware of what century the storm occurred in. This is typically not an issue.

HURRTRAK ONLINE users need to download and apply a software patch available at http://www.pcwp.com/program-updates.html

HURRTRAK Professional V9.0

HURRTRAK EM/PRO V3.0

Global Tracker EM/Pro V3.0

HURRTRAK RM/PRO V2.0

Global Tracker RM/Pro V2.0

Compliant

 

All stored and displayed dates have 4 digit years.

The HURRTRAK update 9804 patch MUST be applied. This is available at http://www.pcwp.com/program-updates.html

HURRTRAK ONLINE users need to download and apply a software patch available at http://www.pcwp.com/program-updates.html

HURRTRAK Professional V10.0

HURRTRAK EM/PRO V4.0

Global Tracker EM/Pro V4.0

HURRTRAK RM/PRO V3.0

Global Tracker RM/Pro V3.0

Compliant

 

All stored and displayed dates have 4 digit years.

No known issues

 

PC Weather Products’ Year 2000 Coordinator may be contacted at:
PC Weather Products Y2K
PO BOX 72723
Marietta, GA 30007-2723

Letter stating Year 2000 compliance

 

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