|This paper explores the historical development of the need for synchronization and syntonization in secure communications networks. After laying the historical background, the author looks at the current state of Master Station clocks in these networks and the issues that need to be addressed in formulating a timing architecture to support a large global communications network. Some of the issues discussed are stability, accuracy, reference sources, and injection of timing into several communication technologies. The paper also looks at the parts of a master station clock and their relationship to various entities in a telecommunication circuit.
Proceedings of the 33th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications Meeting
November 27 - 27, 2001
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
Long Beach, California
|265 - 278
|Cite this article:
|Shaton, G., "Development of Timing Architecture for a Secure Global Communications Network," Proceedings of the 33th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications Meeting, Long Beach, California, November 2001, pp. 265-278.
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