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Press Release: GL Announces New Handheld
Data & BERT Testers

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - July 14, 2008 - GL Communications Inc, announced today the release of new sophisticated bit error rate testers in a compact, hand held package. In a statement to the press, Mr. Rob Bichefsky, Senior Product Manager, of the company said, "GL's new compact and hand-held units can test a wide variety of communications facilities and equipments.

The LinkTest™ Single unit can test Asynchronous, Synchronous, T1, Fractional T1, E1, Fractional E1, modems, multiplexers, CSU/DSUs, T1 ESF CSUs, DU, NTUs and TIUs. The unit is supplied with V.35, RS232, RS422/RS530, X.21, DS1 (T1, 1.544 Mbps) and G.703 (E1, 2.048 Mbps) interfaces, and it also supplied with a wall-mounted AC transformer.

The LinkTest™ Single+ unit adds the T3 and E3 testing capability.

The LinkTest™ DUAL unit adds dual interface testing capability."

Mr. Bichefsky, added "The LinkTest™ SINGLE, LinkTest™ SINGLE +, and LinkTest™ DUAL are designed to fulfill the requirements of a broad range of applications that may be used to test data communications equipment, networks, systems and line facilities. Typical applications include:

  • Final test departments
  • Field installations of data communications equipment
  • Field evaluations of data communications equipment
  • Field monitoring of data communications facilities
  • Field problem isolation

For comprehensive information on the tools, please visit Hand Portable Test Instruments web page."

For more information about GL's complete line of products,


Shelley Sharma
Phone: 301-670-4784 ext. 114

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