BEAM Hecto Iridium 9602N SBD Modem

BEAM Hecto Iridium 9602N SBD Modem

  • Vendor:Iridium
  • Category: Iridium Satellite Products, Latest Products, Short Burst Data
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BEAM Hecto Iridium 9602N SBD Modem SBD9602N

The Beam Iridium 9602N Short Burst Data (SBD) Modem is a robust data terminal specifically designed to incorporate the Iridium 9602N SBD transceiver module.

Integrated Solution

With an inbuilt 9-32V DC power supply, it provides easy integration to an existing system via USB or Serial connectivity contained within a robust enclosure.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Compact robust form factor
  • Pole-to-pole global coverage
  • 9-32V DC input
  • Short Burst Data capable
  • Inbuilt Iridium 9602 SBD Module
  • USB Data port
  • Serial RS232 Data Port
  • Simple AT command set
  • Automatic message queue notification
  • Simple Installation
  • Signal LED
  • Fully certified
  • 12 month warranty

Power Consumption

EMC Compliance CE
Speed 2400 bps
Modem Type SBD Data only
Transmit Mode Peak RS232 Serial Interface
Transceiver 125mA (1.5W at 12V in)
Idle Average (measured over 5 min with one full message Tx/Rx every minute) 30mA (0.36W at 12V in)


Plug-pack (if provided) 100-240VAC 50/60Hz input
Power 9 – 32 VDC, 1A


Dimensions mm inches
Modem Dimensions
90W x 59L x 25H 3.54W x 2.32L x 0.98H
Outer Box Dimensions 145W x 150L x 55H 5.71W x 5.91L x 2.16H
Weight kg lbs
Modem Weight 0.25 0.55
Box Weight 0.576 1.27

RF Characteristics

Multiplexing Method TDMA / FDMA
Input/Output Impedance 50 Ohms – SMA F Connector
Oscillator Stability ±1.5ppm
Frequency Range 1616MHz to 1626.5MHz
Receiver Spurious Rejection at offsets > 1 MHz (typical) 60 dB
Standby Power 0.225W
Average Power 0.95 W (During message transfer)
Receiver Sensitivity -117 dBm at 50 Ohms (typical)
Peak Power 7.5W (max)


Temperature Degrees °C Degrees °F
Operate Temp. Range -40°C to +85°C ambient -40°F to +185°F
Storage Temperature -40°C to +85°C -40°F to +185°F
Operating Humidity Range <75% RH
  • Resources CD (includes User Manual)
  • Coaxial Adaptor
  • DC External Cable
  • Power & IO Cable
  • Mounting L Bracket with screws
  • 9602 SBD Modem
  • Quick Start Guide