Iridium 9602N Transceiver

The Iridium 9602 is the next-generation SBD Transceiver from Iridium. Designed for integration into complete wireless solutions, it provides the critical global data communications necessary for today’s global solutions.

The small size, low-cost and ease of integration make the Iridium 9602 ideal for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions such as automatic vehicle location, asset monitoring, marine and personal tracking applications.

Key Features

  • Designed to exclusively support Iridium’s Short Burst Data Service

  • Very small form factor offers unmatched flexibility

  • GPS module antenna feed for shared antenna applications

  • RoHs compliant

  • Single header connector for power, on/off control, logical level asynchronous Uart Control and network availability

  • XXMC connector for small omni-directional L-Band antennas

  • Simple AT command interface

  • Pole-to-pole global coverage

  • Low, uniform global latency: less than one minute

Technical Specification

  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 41.0mm x 45.0mm x 13.0mm

  • Weight: 30.0g (0.066 lb)

  • Operating Temperature Range: -40C to + 85C | Operating Humidity Range: < 75% RH

  • Storage Temperature Range: -40C to +85C | Storage Humidity Range: < 93% RH

  • Frequency Range: 1616 to 1626.5 Mhz

  • Duplexing Method: TDD (Time Domain Duplex)

  • Input / Output Impedance: 50Ω

  • Multiplexing Method: TDMA / FDMA

  • Idle Current: 45 mA (average) | 195 mA (peak)

  • Transmit Current: 190 mA (average) | 1.5 A (peak)

  • Receive Current: 45 mA (average) | 195 mA (peak)

  • SBD Message Transfer: average current - 190 mA | average power: <= 1.0 W