Latitude - SkyNode S100


The SkyNode S100 has complete tracking and data telemetry in the industry’s smallest and lightest package. It provides security and crew safety for air/ground logistics applications and two-way data access is available everywhere you operate via Iridium’s truly global satellite network. The SkyNode S100 interfaces to multiple mapping and information management systems.

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Technical Specifications & Features

  • Automatic Flight Following Exceeds Forestry AFF Live Tracking Requirements
  • Reliable Two-way Data Networking/Messaging
  • Remotely Configurable
  • Data Logging and Event Triggers from External Switches/Buttons
  • Internal Fast-fix 20 Channel WAAS GPS Receiver
  • Auxiliary GPS Serial Data Output for Moving Map, Electronic Flight Bag and 406 ELT’s
  • OOOI Flight Schedule Reporting
  • Internal G-Switch for Automatic Anomaly Reporting
  • Flight Data-logging
  • Auxiliary Backup Battery Option
  • Bambi Bucket Mission Tracker Compatible
  • Latitude Air Tanker Information System (ATIS) Compatible


Electrical and Data Interfaces

  • Power Input Voltage: 9-36V DC (With Reverse and Over Voltage and Over Current Protection)
  • Current: 0.16 A Nominal, 0.50 A During Transmit
  • Serial Data Ports for Laptop/Messaging Terminal
  • Auxiliary GPS Serial Data Output
  • 2 Serial Data Ports, 7 Discrete I/O, 3 Analog Inputs
  • Antenna Options: Individual GPS and Iridium Antennae, or Dual Element GPS/Iridium Antenna.


Programming and Network

  • Iridium Short Burst Data (SBD)
  • Remote Polling and Configuration
  • Custom Event-based Actions


Physical Specifications

  • Size: 6.80 in. x 4.00 in. x 1.10 in. (17.3 x 10.2 x 2.8 cm)
  • Weight: 0.94 lb (426 g)


Environmental Qualifications

  • Operating Temperature Range: -30 to +60 C
  • Altitude: 50,000 ft
  • Meets Fixed-wing & Helicopter Shock & Vibration Categories



  • FAA, TCCA and EASA STC’s are Available for Helicopters and Fixed-wing Aircraft