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9602N SBD Modem (SBD9602N)

The Beam Iridium 9602N Short Burst Data (SBD) Modem is a robust data terminal specifically designed to incorporate the Iridium 9602N SBD transceiver module.

  • SBD
  • USB

9602N SBD Modem Features

Integrated Solution

With an inbuilt 9-32V DC power supply, it provides easy integration to an existing system via USB or Serial connectivity contained within a robust enclosure.

Key Benefits and Features

• Compact robust form factor
• Pole-to-pole global coverage
• 9-32V DC input
• Short Burst Data capable
• Inbuilt Iridium 9602 SBD Module
• USB Data port
• Serial RS232 Data Port
• Simple AT command set
• Automatic message queue notification
• Simple Installation
• Signal LED
• Fully certified
• 12 month warranty

9602N SBD Modem Specifications

Power Consumption

EMC Compliance CE
Speed 2400 bps
Modem Type SBD Data only
Transmit Mode Peak 125mA (1.5W at 12V in)
Idle Average (measured over 5 min with one full message Tx/Rx every minute) 30mA (0.36W at 12V in)

RF Characteristics

Multiplexing Method TDMA / FDMA
Input/Output Impedance 50 Ohms – SMA F Connector
Oscillator Stability ±1.5ppm
Frequency Range 1616MHz to 1626.5MHz
Receiver Spurious Rejection at offsets > 1 MHz (typical) 60 dB
Standby Power 0.225W
Average Power 0.95 W (During message transfer)
Receiver Sensitivity -117 dBm at 50 Ohms (typical)
Peak Power 7.5W (max)


Plug-pack (if provided) 100-240VAC 50/60Hz input
Power 9 – 32 VDC, 1A


Temperature Degrees °C Degrees °F
Operate Temp. Range -40°C to +85°C ambient -40°F to +185°F
Storage Temperature -40°C to +85°C -40°F to +185°F
Operating Humidity Range <75% RH


Dimensions mm inches
Modem Dimensions 90W x 59L x 25H 3.54W x 2.32L x 0.98H
Outer Box Dimensions 145W x 150L x 55H 5.71W x 5.91L x 2.16H
Weight kg lbs
Modem Weight 0.25 0.55
Box Weight 0.576 1.27

Kit Contents

Resources CD (includes User Manual)
Coaxial Adaptor
DC External Cable
Power & IO Cable
Mounting L Bracket with screws
9602 SBD Modem
Quick Start Guide