Iridium 9602N SBD Transceiver 9602N
Satellite Transceiver

Iridium 9602N SBD Transceiver 9602N

  • Vendor:Iridium
  • Category: Iridium Satellite Products, Latest Products, Short Burst Data
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Iridium 9602N SBD Transceiver 9602N

The Iridium 9602N SBD transceiver module combines the global coverage of the Iridium satellite constellation with the low latency of the Iridium Short Burst Data Service (SBD) to provide highly reliable satellite communications globally.

Iridium 9602N Transceiver Features

The 9602N SBD transceiver is designed to incorporate into an integrated satellite communication solution for a specific application or vertical market.

Key Benefits and Features

  • Compact form factor
  • Pole-to-pole global coverage
  • Short Burst Data capable
  • RS232 interface
  • GPS module antenna feed for shared antenna applications
  • Simple AT command interface
  • Automatic message queue notification
  • Single header connector for:
    • Power
    • On/off control
    • logical level asynchronous Uart Control
    • Network availability
  • XXMC connector for small omni-directional L-Band antennas
  • Fully certified
  • 12 month warranty


Typical Power Consumption at +5 VDC Average Peak
Idle current 35mA 170mA
Transmit Current 140mA 1.3A
Receive Current 40mA 170mA
Message Transfer Average Current Average Power
SBD message transfer 150mA <=0.8W


Temperature Degrees °C Degrees °F
Operating Range -40ºC to +85ºC -40°F to +185°F
Storage Range -40°C to +85°C -40°F to +185°F
Operating Humidity ≤75% RH
Storage Humidity ≤93% RH

RF Characteristics

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


Dimensions mm inches
9602N Transceiver
41L x 45W x 13D 1.6L x 1.7W x 0.5D
Weight kg lbs
9602N Transceiver 0.03 0.06