Real Time. Mission Critical. Truly Global.
Delivering two-way communications on a remarkable scale, the Iridium 9603 module makes truly global IoT a reality. The Iridium 9603 delivers Iridium Short Burst Data through an extremely small form factor, designed especially to meet the needs of fixed, mobile, or battery-powered applications.
Our Smallest Module
One-fourth the volume and half the footprint of the Iridium 9602, the innovative Iridium 9603 module combines the global coverage of the Iridium satellite constellation with the low latency of Iridium Short Burst Data to provide highly reliable, truly global satellite communications.
- Small Form Factor
- Single Board Module
- Single Header Connector
- No SIM Card
Product Specifications and Certifications
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||31.5mm x 29.6mm x 8.1mm|
|Operating Temperature Range||-40 to +85 ℃|
|Operating Humidity Range||≤75 % RH|
|Storage Temperature Range||40 to +85 ℃|
|Storage Humidity Range||≤93 % RH|
|Vibration Standard||EN60068-2-14:2009, IEC60068-2-64:2008, EN60068-2-27:2009, and SAE J1455|
|Duplexing Method||TDD (Time Domain Duplex)|
|I / O Impedence||50 Ohm|
|Input Voltage Range||5.0V +/- .5V DC|
|Input Voltage Ripple||<40mV pp|
|Idle Current Average||34 average mA|
|Idle Current Peak||156 peak mA|
|Transmit Current Average||145 average mA|
|Transmit Current Peak||1.3 peak A|
|Receive Current Average||39 average mA|
|Receive Current Peak||156 peak mA|
|Message Transfer Current||158 average mA|
|Message Transfer Power||0.8 average W|
|Location Based Services||No|
- FCC Part 15 and Part 25 Grant
- Industry Canada
- Japan Type Approval
- NRRA – Korea
- REACH 201
- RoHS Compliant
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Datasheet detailing the specifications of the Iridium 9603 Transceiver
Video published on March 30th, 2018 covering Iridium's IoT connectivity features and ecosystem of service support.