Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued)

Manufacturer : Iridium

Model : BDU: 9701 / ADU: 9801

Services: Iridium OpenPort®

  • DISCONTINUED as of 06/2020
  • Truly Global, Pole-to-Pole Coverage
  • Up to Three (3) Simultaneous Voice Lines
  • Easy to Install
  • Ideal for Crew Calling and Bridge Communications
Iridium Pilot
Iridium Pilot mounted on a ship
Iridium Pilot in use for Arctic expedition
Iridium Pilot
Iridium Pilot mounted on a ship
Iridium Pilot in use for Arctic expedition

Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued)


Manufacturer : Iridium

Model : BDU: 9701 / ADU: 9801

Services: Iridium OpenPort®

  • DISCONTINUED as of 06/2020
  • Truly Global, Pole-to-Pole Coverage
  • Up to Three (3) Simultaneous Voice Lines
  • Easy to Install
  • Ideal for Crew Calling and Bridge Communications
Iridium Pilot installed on a ship

Delivering Value, Performance, & Durability at Sea

Built to perform in tough conditions, Iridium Pilot® delivers reliable global broadband data and voice connectivity in one low-cost platform — keeping ships and crews connected when they need it most.

Built for the Toughest Conditions

Iridium Pilot is uniquely engineered to keep ships connected in blazing sun, frigid cold and high winds, over the Earth’s entire surface; open ocean or polar regions.

  • Truly Global Coverage
  • Ideal for primary and VSAT companion communications anywhere in the world, including polar regions, harbors, and ports
  • Multiple Voice Lines
  • Three (3) independent phone lines available with ability to separate business calls from crew welfare
  • Easy To Install
  • The lightweight, low profile omnidirectional antenna can be easily mounted at any convenient location on deck
  • Broadband Data
  • Delivers Iridium OpenPort® broadband services with speeds up to 134 Kbps
  • Weather Resilient Communications
  • Iridium's L-band connectivity performs even in adverse or harsh weather conditions at sea
Iridium Pilot photograph

Related Case Studies

Iridium Pilot® Aids Antarctic Rescue of Stranded American Scientists

Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs facilitated a remote rescue mission using a naval icebreaker with Iridium Pilot.

Iridium® Keeps Climate Researchers Connected in the South Pole

Iridium’s tracking and communication devices provide a dynamic toolkit for conducting and relaying critical findings.

Related Case Studies

Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs facilitated a remote rescue mission using a naval icebreaker with Iridium Pilot.

Product Specifications and Certifications

Technical Specifications

Antenna Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued)
Mechanical
Weight 12500 g -
Environmental
Operating Temperature Range -30 to 70 ℃ -
Ingress Protection IP56 -
Network
Telephony - Yes

Certifications

  • FCC Part 15B
  • CE
  • IC
  • ANATEL
  • Australia
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Japan
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • Ukraine

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Brochure
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Size
Document Name
Iridium Anti-Piracy Brochure (CHN)
File Name
BR_Iridium_Anti-Piracy Brochure_CHN_DEC11.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Brochure highlighting Iridium's anti-piracy services in Chinese.
File Type
PDF
File Size
6.19 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Anti-Piracy Brochure (ENG)
File Name
BR_Iridium_Anti-Piracy Brochure_ENG_JUL11.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Brochure highlighting Iridium's anti-piracy services in English.
File Type
PDF
File Size
628.51 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Verticals
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Document Name
Iridium Global Service Program - Service Location Map
File Name
BR_Iridium Global Service Program_Map_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Interactive PDF map of Iridium Global Service Program (GSP) locations around the world.

File Type
PDF
File Size
1.74 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
April 01, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Verticals
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Document Name
Iridium LRIT - Brochure (CHI)
File Name
BR_Iridium LRIT_Brochure_CHN_NOV11.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Brochure for LRIT compliance through Iridium in Chinese.
File Type
PDF
File Size
9.25 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Aviation, IoT, Land Mobile, Maritime
Jan 17, 2018
721.32 KB
Document Name
Iridium LRIT - Brochure (ENG)
File Name
BR_Iridium LRIT_Brochure_AUG11.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Brochure for LRIT compliance through Iridium in English.
File Type
PDF
File Size
721.32 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued)
Verticals
Aviation, IoT, Land Mobile, Maritime
Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Brochure (CHN)
File Name
BR_Iridium Pilot_Brochure_CHN_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Chinese

File Type
PDF
File Size
5.73 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
April 01, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Verticals
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Brochure (ENG)
File Name
BR_Iridium Pilot_Brochure_ENG_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Brochure for Iridium Pilot Device in English

File Type
PDF
File Size
4.61 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
March 25, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Brochure (RUS)
File Name
BR_Iridium Pilot_Brochure_RUS_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Russian

File Type
PDF
File Size
4.96 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
April 01, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Verticals
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Brochure (SPA)
File Name
BR_Iridium Pilot_Brochure_SPA_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Brochure for the Iridium Pilot in Spanish

File Type
PDF
File Size
4.52 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
April 01, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Case Study
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Pilot - Keeping Climate Researchers Connected in the South Pole
File Name
CS_Iridium Pilot_Keeps Climate Researchers Connected South Pole_ACE_061121.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Case study of Iridium Pilot's use in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition.
File Type
PDF
File Size
609.44 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
June 11, 2021 12:00 AM EST
Related Products
Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued), Iridium GO!®
Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
Verticals
Maritime
Document Name
Case Study: Iridium Pilot Aids Antarctic Rescue
File Name
CS_Iridium Pilot_Antarctic Rescue Mission_JUL18.pdf
Vendor
Tesacom
Description

Case study highlighting how the ARA Admirante Irízar used Iridium Pilot® to connect, through voice and data, with both the coordinators afloat and the scientific personnel on the ground to aid stranded American scientists.

Service Provider: Tesacom Group
Equipment: Iridium Pilot®

File Type
PDF
File Size
724.54 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
July 19, 2018 03:32 PM EST
Related Products
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Related Services
Iridium OpenPort®
Verticals
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Document Name
Case Study: The Willis Resilience Expedition
File Name
CS_The Willis Resilience Expedition_OCT14.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Case Study - Parker Liataud, polar explorer and climate change campaigner, planned the Willis Resilience Expedition to collect data from the South Pole. Using Iridium Pilot Land Station, which is powered by Iridium OpenPort, Liataud was able to communicate during his adventures.

File Type
PDF
File Size
344.78 KB
File Version
2.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
Related Products
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Related Services
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Certification - Regulatory
Document Name
Iridium Parts List with ECCN HTS & Origin
File Name
LGL_Iridium Parts List with ECCN HTS and Origin_061021.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
Iridium Parts List with ECCN, HTS and Country of Origin
File Type
PDF
File Size
78.24 KB
File Version
4.0
Date
June 10, 2021 12:00 AM EST
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Related Services
Iridium RUDICS, Netted Iridium®
Verticals
Corporate
Document Name
Iridium SIM Cards - REACH 211 Declaration
File Name
Iridium REACH 211 Declaration -SIM Cards - exe.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
This is the REACH 211 declaration for all Iridium SIM models, (listed in the declaration).
File Type
PDF
File Size
169.24 KB
File Version
211
Date
June 28, 2021 12:00 AM EST
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Document Name
Iridium SIM Cards - RoHS Certificate of Compliance
File Name
Iridium RoHS Declaration - SIM Cards - exe.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description
This is the EU RoHS certificate for all Iridium SIM models, (listed in the declaration).
File Type
PDF
File Size
195.08 KB
File Version
RoHS 2, Annex III and IV
Date
June 28, 2021 12:00 AM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Subscriber Equipment - TSCA Declaration
File Name
Iridium TSCA Letter - 2021-05-19 executed.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
File Type
PDF
File Size
150.97 KB
File Version
1
Date
May 21, 2021 12:00 AM EST
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End of Life
Document Name
Iridium - Subscriber Equipment - End of Life Policy
File Name
EOL_Iridium_Subscriber Equipment_EOL Policy_r1.1_NOV08.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Iridium's general subscriber equipment end of life policy.

File Type
PDF
File Size
61.3 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Legal Notice
Document Name
Internation Maritime Organization - Ships Required to Transmit LRIT Guidance
File Name
LGL_Iridium_IMO Guidance - Ships Required to Transmit LRIT_JUN08.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Notice from the IMO on "guidance on the survey and certification of compliance of ships with the requirement to transmit LRIT information."

File Type
PDF
File Size
485.83 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium - Satellite Subscriber - Service Policy
File Name
LGL_Iridium_Satellite Subscriber Service Policy_r1.0_SEP09.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Iridium's satellite subscriber service policy.

File Type
PDF
File Size
48.95 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Product & Service Manuals
Document Name
Iridium OpenPort - Installation Checklist
File Name
QIG_Iridium OpenPort_Installation Checklist_JUN08.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Quick installation checklist for Iridium OpenPort.

File Type
PDF
File Size
194.23 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Installation Guide
File Name
IG_Iridium Pilot_Installation Guide_BIM1901_MAR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Installation Guide for Iridium Pilot

File Type
PDF
File Size
10.96 MB
File Version
2.0
Date
April 01, 2019 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Installation Guide (RUS)
File Name
IG_Iridium Pilot_Installation Guide_BIM1901_RUS_APR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Installation Guide for Iridium Pilot in Russian

File Type
PDF
File Size
6.31 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
April 11, 2019 12:44 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Quick Start Guide (CHN)
File Name
QSG_Iridium Pilot_Quick Start Guide_CHN_SEP13.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Chinese.

File Type
PDF
File Size
5.41 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Quick Start Guide (ENG)
File Name
QSG_Iridium Pilot_Quick Start Guide_ENG_OCT12.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in English.

File Type
PDF
File Size
1.47 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Quick Start Guide (RUS)
File Name
QSG_Iridium Pilot_Quick Start Guide_RUS_SEP13.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Russian

File Type
PDF
File Size
5.31 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - Quick Start Guide (SPA)
File Name
QSG_Iridium Pilot_Quick Start Guide_SPA_MAY15.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

Quick Start Guide for the Iridium Pilot in Spanish.

File Type
PDF
File Size
815.28 KB
File Version
1.0
Date
January 17, 2018 06:28 PM EST
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Jul 01, 2020
2.93 MB
Document Name
Iridium Pilot - User Manual
File Name
UM_Iridium Pilot_User Manual_070120.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

User Manual for the Iridium Pilot
Updated July 01, 2020

File Type
PDF
File Size
2.93 MB
File Version
3.0
Date
July 01, 2020 09:00 AM EST
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Document Name
Iridium Pilot - User Manual (RUS)
File Name
UM_Iridium Pilot_User Manual_BUG1901_RUS_APR19.pdf
Vendor
Iridium
Description

User Manual for the Iridium Pilot in Russian

File Type
PDF
File Size
5.44 MB
File Version
1.0
Date
April 11, 2019 12:48 PM EST
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Iridium Pilot® (Discontinued)

Iridium Pilot is uniquely engineered to keep ships connected in blazing sun, frigid cold and high winds, over the Earth’s entire surface; open ocean or polar regions.

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