http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2004/Feb-21-Sat-2004/news/23271330.htmlValley has keyless encounters of the weird kind
By JULIET V. CASEY, J.M. KALIL and KEITH ROGERS
Was it the storm clouds, sun spots or Area 51?
By late Friday afternoon, some locksmiths, car dealerships and towing companies had been flooded with calls about mysteriously malfunctioning keyless vehicle entry devices.
There were nearly as many theories as there were lockouts. But there were no firm answers as to why the remote devices stopped working.
"Maybe it's those little green men up north," said Nellis Air Force Base spokesman Mike Estrada, whose own keyless entry system failed. "Are there sun spots? I've been trying to figure it out. It happened to me right after lunch."
Estrada resorted to using his key to unlock his car door, but that set off his alarm. [continued]