Iridium 9602 Development Kit


The Iridium 9602 Development Kit provides the ideal test platform for the Iridium 9602 SBD Modem.

Development Kit includes:

– Test Interface Board
– Documentation CD
– Magnetic-mount Iridium antenna

Please note that you still require an Iridium service contract for testing – we can provide an introduction to a local Iridium provider for this.

Length: 41.0 mm
Width: 45.0 mm
Depth: 13.0 mm
Weight 3.0 g

Operating temperature range: -40 to +85º C
Operating humidity range: ≤ 75% RH
Storage temperature range: -40 to + 85º C
Storage humidity range: ≤ 93% RH

RF Interface

Frequency range: 1616 to 1626.5 MHz
Duplexing method: TDD (Time Domain Duplex)
Input/output impedance: 50Ω
Multiplexing method: TDMA/FDMA

DC Power Interface
Idle current (average): 45 mA
Idle current (peak): 195 mA
(provisional value)
Transmit current (peak): 1.5 A
Transmit current (average): 190 mA
Receive current (peak): 195 mA (provisional value)
Receive current (average): 45 mA
SBD message transfer (average current): 190 mA
SBD message transfer (average power): ≤ 1.0 W

Key Features

  • Development platform for rapid development with 9602 modem
  • Kit comes with modem, power supply, antenna

Additional information