RF500A QSG – Gateway Clock Setup for Comark RF500A Issue M9

Gateway Time

The Gateway Time can be set by an Administrator at anytime, although it is recommended that it is configured upon initial startup and configuration.

Resetting the Year, Month, Day and the Time will cause the Gateway to reset and a New Period to be generated for all Transmitters.


To set the Year, Month, Day and the Time options as follows:

Login as an Administrator, then click the Administration button followed by System Settings then the Gateway Time button to bring up this page.

MDY Time Figure 1 – Setting Gateway Date and Time


Configure the required Year, Month, Day and the time settings by either:

Manually using the Calendar, Year and Date picker, followed by the up and down Time set arrows.

TheĀ SetToTimeButton button will display the manually set Year, Month, Day and time settings, a difference in excess of one minute from the current PC time will cause the button text to turn red.

A warning message “Clock maybe incorrect” will also be displayed in red in the upper banner screen.

Automatically by clicking on the SetToPCTimeButton button will set the Gateway to use the current PC time.

Click the Close button to close and cancel the changes.

If changing the Clock you will be presented with the following dialogue box:

Gateway Reset


The time will be updated after an automatic Gateway reset, completion will be signified by the Gateway bleeping.

Once the Gateway has re-booted simply click Reload and Login.

Clock Change (GMT & BST)

In the UK the clocks go forward for BST (British Summer Time) 1 hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back 1 hour GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) at 2am on the last Sunday in October.

The Gateway will not automatically adjust the time automatically for Daylight Saving.