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2014-03-28

2014-03-28 21:09:56 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2014b.

763:      # Johnston   # - # From Paul Eggert (2013-09-03): + # From Paul Eggert (2014-03-11): + # Sometimes Johnston kept Hawaii time, and sometimes it was an hour behind. + # Details are uncertain. We have no data for Johnston after 1970, so + # treat it like Hawaii for now. + #   # In his memoirs of June 6th to October 4, 1945   # <http://www.315bw.org/Herb_Bach.htm> (2005), Herbert C. Bach writes,   # "We started our letdown to Kwajalein Atoll and landed there at 5:00 AM   # Johnston time, 1:30 AM Kwajalein time." This was in June 1945, and   # confirms that Johnston kept the same time as Honolulu in summer 1945. - # We have no better information, so for now, assume this has been true - # indefinitely into the past. +    # -  + # From Lyle McElhaney (2014-03-11): + # [W]hen JI was being used for that [atomic bomb] testing, the time being used + # was not Hawaiian time but rather the same time being used on the ships, + # which had a GMT offset of -11 hours. This apparently applied to at least the + # time from Operation Newsreel (Hardtack I/Teak shot, 1958-08-01) to the last + # Operation Fishbowl shot (Tightrope, 1962-11-04).... [See] Herman Hoerlin, + # "The United States High-Altitude Test Experience: A Review Emphasizing the + # Impact on the Environment", Los Alamos LA-6405, Oct 1976 + # <http://www.fas.org/sgp/othergov/doe/lanl/docs1/00322994.pdf>. + # See the table on page 4 where he lists GMT and local times for the tests; a + # footnote for the JI tests reads that local time is "JI time = Hawaii Time + # Minus One Hour". + #   # See 'northamerica' for Pacific/Johnston.      # Kingman