Iridium 9602 Developer's Kit and SBD Modem

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Cost effective satellite modem for OEM applications.  Works worldwide.

Iridium Developer's Kit and Modem. The Iridium 9602 SBD transceiver, designed to be integrated into a wireless data application with other host system hardware and software, provides a complete solution for a specific application or vertical market. The Iridium 9602 is ideal for M2M solutions, including tracking of maritime vessels, equipment monitoring, and automatic vehicle location.
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Part Number 100724

Single board transceiver
Small form factor
No SIM card
Designed to be incorporated into an OEM solution
RoHS compliant


Mechanical Dimensions
Length 41.0 mm
Width 45.0 mm
Depth 13.0 mm
Weight 30 g

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature Range -40ºC to + 85ºC
Operating Humidity Range 75% RH
Storage Temperature Range -40ºC to + 85ºC
Storage Humidity Range 93% RH

RF Parameters
Frequency Range 1616 MHz to 1626.5 MHz
Duplexing Method TDD (Time Domain Duplex)
Input/Output Impedance 50
Multiplexing Method TDMA/FDMA

DC Power Input
Idle Current (average) 45mA
Idle current (peak) 195mA
Transmit Current (peak) 1.5A
Transmit Current (average) 190mA
Receive Current (peak) 195mA
Receive Current (average) 45mA
SBD message transfer – average current 190mA
SBD message transfer – average power 1.0W

Network Iridium SBD
Brand Iridium
Airtime Rates

Iridium SDB (Short Burst Data) Rates

1 Month Contract Term
For SBD, 1 KB = 1,000 Bytes, 1 MB = 1,000 KB and 1 GB = 1,000 MB
Devices may be suspended for up to 24 months for $3/month.
For large fleet or anticipated monthly usage of more than 1 MB please contact us for customized plan. 1.305.633.9636


SBD Mailbox Check

Mailbox check is charged when the device sends a 0 byte message to check if there is a message queued at the gateway. These messages are free as long as there is a message queued at the gateway. If the gateway does not have a message queued, there is a $0.05 charge for each check.


SBD Registration

Each device can register on the network once a month. Additional registration events are charged at $0.05 each.

Click here for online activation form.

Coverage Map

Coverage Area
Worldwide, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Polar