What Does the GPS/GNSS Sync ToD Button Do?

When the test platform's GNSS (GPS) is locked to the satellite constellations, the Sync ToD button can be used to synchronize the test set's local real time (system) clock with the standard UTC Time of Day (ToD).

GNSS configuration and status screen, highlighting the Sync ToD button

Test platforms, fitted with the optional Precision GNSS Receiver, can synchronize their run time clock (the one displayed on the bottom bar) with the accurate standard Time of Day (ToD) from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). Once the Sync ToD button, on the GPS/GNSS Receiver status screen, is pressed, the test platform's clock gets aligned with the standard time and adjusted to the local time zone offset. The runtime clock (RTC) is used for all timestamps, so all records for the regular tests that are run in the test set will be accurate to the second.

Note: Make sure to manually program the correct Time Zone Offset for your current location, including any Daylight Time Saving (DST) adjustment. Please refer to the How to Change from Standard Time to DST in VeEX testers article for more details.

If the test set is registered to a VeSion R-Server centralized Asset Management System, and its administrator has blocked the time settings, the Time of Day and Time Zone may not be able to be changed on the test set. The test set will get its official time from the R-Server only. The GNSS Sync ToD feature and NTP synchronization service won't be available either.

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