SecureSync® Time & Frequency Reference Solution

  • SecureSync NTP Server
  • Flexible Mounting
  • time and frequency signal connections

Time & Frequency Solutions Overview

Industry-Leading, Modular Resilient Time & Frequency Synchronization Platforms

Orolia’s SecureSync® time and frequency reference solutions synchronize critical military and commercial operations where failure is not an option. Combining precision master clock technology with exceptional configurability, SecureSync delivers the industry’s highest standards for extreme reliability, security, redundancy, and flexibility in a rugged, modular, cost effective form factor.

SecureSync is the first time and frequency reference system listed on the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) Approved Products List (APL) View approval letter.

  • Synchronize to GPS, Galileo and other GNSS constellations
  • STL option – add alternative signals to GPS/GNSS input references to improve resilience, or use STL alone for indoor applications where rooftop access is limited
  • GPS signal jamming and spoofing detection available
  • Generate virtually any time and frequency output signals
  • Choose from a variety of internal oscillator options, including low-phase noise
  • Built-in high performance NTP server, PTP options
  • Exceptional operating temperature range of -20oC to +65oC
  • Secure network management and control
  • Platform approach allows easy integration of specific capabilities
  • Built-in REST API management
  • Modular (configure-to-order) ruggedized shock and vibration-tested chassis (1 RU)
  • NTP Over Anycast
  • Industry-leading five-year warranty
DISA Approved - Approved Products List for DoD Networks

New Features Now Available

  • Dual Gb Ethernet on base with fiber optic capability
  • Improved NTP throughput
  • Software configurable base unit I/O
  • Two or six option card slots

Configurable Capabilities in SecureSync


Internal Oscillator

  • Derives the precision of frequency signals
  • Maintains accuracy if loss of references (holdover)
  • Quartz or Rubidium
  • Low phase noise options
  • Low-G sensitivity option

GPS/GNSS/Alternate Signals

  • GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, and more
  • Commercial L1
  • SAASM GPS option
  • STL and eLORAN options

External Time & Frequency References

  • Multiple prioritized
  • Network sync (NTP, PTP)
  • 1PPS, 10 MHz and other frequencies from external clocks
  • HAVE QUICK and other timecodes


  • High bandwidth NTP
  • PTP options
  • Assisted GPS
  • Sync monitoring
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3
  • IPv4/IPv6
  • SMTP

Signal Type

Available for signal generation and external references
  • Frequency
  • 1PPS
  • IRIG
  • Timecode (other)


  • T1/E1
  • Programmable clocks
  • Alarms
  • Event capture
  • Fiber optic interfaces
  • Network interfaces
  • Custom signals



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Orolia delivers a modular, scalable system with flexible design to integrate internal and external IMUs, internal clock and other
PNT sources for Mounted Resilient PNT. The system is GPS SAASM ready with a defined path for M-Code and Galileo PRS.
The flexibility of configuring inputs and outputs offers a unique and affordable advantage to meeting a broad range of PNT

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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SecureSync is the first and longest-standing time and frequency reference system listed on the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Department of Products List for network interoperability. Standard features include a REST API, NTP over Anycast, and the industry’s leading warranty: a full five years
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Orolia GPS timing accessories include GPS antennas, surge protectors, grounding kits, amplfiers, splitters, software, time displays, and support package options.
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Optional hardware modules for the SecureSync platform.
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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BroadShield is an option that integrates over 75 GPS jamming and spoofing detection algorithms into the SecureSync Precision Time and Frequency Platform.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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The flexible and configurable 1U time and frequency reference system. 
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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A SecureSync configuration and options for the needs for enterprise network synchronization.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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A SecureSync configuration and options for synchronizing land mobile radio systems.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Orolia’s SecureSync® time and frequency reference system synchronizes critical military and commercial operations where failure is not an option. Combining precision master clock technology with exceptional configurability, SecureSync delivers the industry’s highest standards for extreme reliability, security, redundancy and flexibility in a modular, cost effective form factor.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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A SecureSync configuration and options for a grandmaster in a PTP deployment.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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A SecureSync configuration with a SAASM GPS receiver for the needs of the USA department of defense and related programs.
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Monday, October 14, 2019
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A SecureSync configuration with a GPS antenna system suitable for some indoor locations.
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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An overview of the web-based graphical user interface for Orolia's time server/master clock platform.
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Success Stories

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When a major national broadcaster set out to update its synchronization infrastructure to provide precise timing and frequency control of its studio operations and broadcast transmissions, their contractor looked to Orolia  to design and install a fault-tolerant 1PPS and 10 MHz distribution system for new digital equipment as well as legacy systems.
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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A customer with a major datacenter facility was experiencing issues with GNSS interference affecting its timing systems.  This case study describes the solution, using a low-cost anti-jam antenna.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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A naval customer needed to ensure resilience against threats to critical oceanic data for safe navigation and situational awareness in the naval battlespace. Military operations at sea pose extreme challenges as environmental factors impact Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) reliant systems.
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Monday, June 17, 2019
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Orolia was contacted by a global defense infrastructure client to evaluate the obsolescence of its fixed site timing infrastructure, and the impact on overall system performance.  This case study demonstrates how Orolia’s SecureSync® time server solutions can upgrade and enhance legacy defense timing infrastructure while preserving critical system functionality, at minimal cost. 
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Monday, April 29, 2019
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The US military needed a time synchronization solution for critical reconnaissance data as part of an aircraft modernization program. To accurately receive sensor data, receivers on surveillance aircraft must stay on frequency and the recorded data must be time stamped for data center synchronization across the military communications network.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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A defense customer needed a time synchronization solution for test range data to replace a legacy radio frequency distribution system. Data recorded from test missions at various locations must be time stamped for data center synchronization across the communications network, since accurate data is critical for evaluating system performance in battlefield scenarios.
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Monday, September 30, 2019
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A large U.S. power authority contacted Orolia wanted to replace twenty time servers and potentially serve as their new vendor. They needed precision time stamps with command line functionality to interface with their Tripwire change/ control monitoring platform so that they could maintain NERC CIP compliance.
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Friday, October 11, 2019
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Technical Notes and Briefs

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This document is designed to help you configure Email Alerts to generate automatic emails when certain events occur on an Orolia time server with 5.1.x software.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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NTP (Network Time Protocol) and SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) are very similar TCP/IP protocols in that they use the same time packet from a Time Server message to compute accurate time. The procedure used by the Time Server to assemble and send out a time stamp is exactly the same whether NTP (i.e. full implementation NTP) is being used, or if SNTP is being used.
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Product Brief describing eLoran as a SecureSync timing reference.
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Friday, July 15, 2016
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Friday, May 25, 2018
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Coverage problems were created when analog systems were narrow-banded. Mission critical communications
demand the ability of officers in the field to communicate when necessary. Simulcast and receiver voting
can improve talk-in with maximum return on your investment – which is far less expensive than a major
infrastructure build-out to add channels or a forklift radio change to P25 or DMR.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Large-scale NTP deployments require consideration for the network’s time synchronization architecture. Network time deployments are usually driven by considerations for reliability, scalability, manageability and security. The capability of modern NTP servers, such as Spectracom SecureSync® and NetClock® time servers, is such that capacity does not impact the design of the synchronization architecture. 
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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This technical note provides a general description of the software routing scheme of a single Spectracom unit with multiple network ports and offers alternative timing hardware deployments if software isolation is insufficient.
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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White Papers

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If you manage a time-sensitive network, you'll want to consider how a leap second event will effect your applications. We offer these tips to help you be prepared.
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Monday, December 31, 2018
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This Orolia Tech Brief explores the basic steps for maintaining security using a network-connected time server and looks at different ways to achieve resiliency in PNT. As an example, we will start with our SecureSync® Time Server product line to demonstrate how to maintain security with this network-connected device.
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Friday, February 22, 2019
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Military communications and intelligence-collection functions, traditionally associated with fixed sites and large platforms, are being pushed to tactical vehicles and sophisticated Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (UAVs). This results in more C5ISR systems being installed on mobile platforms. Whether in the air, on land, or at sea, these vehicles will impart shocks and vibrations to their electronics, sometimes severely. In high vibration environments, the system designer must account for induced phase noise which can drastically affect overall performance. This white paper discusses the challenges of keeping low noise signals pure in any environment.
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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With IP-based video surveillance hardware, commercial and government security professionals can now significantly improve their security system’s efficiency, performance and functionality by leveraging modern networking technologies. However, as is the case with any network, time synchronization – where all clocks in cameras, access systems, recording equipment, and computers have the same time – is essential, not only to ensure proper operation of your surveillance systems, but also to ensure the credibility of legal evidence.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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