Home » Products » Trackers » Embedded Modules » NAL 9603-I

NAL 9603-I

NAL 9603-I

The 9603-I Modem is an embeddable Iridium® satellite transceiver module designed to operate with the Iridium® network in SBD-only mode. It is intended to be used as a daughterboard fitted to a host system motherboard. The 9603-I Modem communicates with a host system through serial interface at 3.3V digital signal levels.

NAL Research can enable the 9603-I to utilize either the Iridium Commercial Gateway at Tempe, Arizona or the US DoD EMSS Gateway when requested by an authorized user.

Key Features:

  • Supports SBD only
  • Operation does not require a SIM card
  • Has an automatic notification indicating a message is queued at the Gateway
  • Offers a maximum Mobile Originated (MO) message size of 340 bytes
  • Offers a maximum Mobile Terminated (MT) message size of 270 bytes

Compatible Airtime Service:

SBD

NAL 9603-I

Dimensions: 31.5 mm x 29.6 mm x 8.1 mm
(1.24″ x 1.17″ x 0.32″)
Weight: 11.4 g (0.4 oz)

Input Voltage: 4.8V to 5.2V
Avg. Current: 190mA @ 5V

I/O Interface: Samtec ST4-10-2.5-L-D
Antenna Interface: Hirose U.FL-R-SMT-1
Software Interface: AT Commands

Operating Temp: –30°C to +70°C (–22°F to +158°F)
Operating Humidity: < 75% RH

Operating Frequency: 1616.0 to 1626.5 MHz
Link Margin (Uplink): 7 dB

CompareModem 9523NAL 9602-INAL 9602-N
size70.4 x 36.0 x 14.6 mm (2.77" x 1.42" x 0.57")41 x 45 x 13 mm (1.61" x 1.77" x 0.51")71 x 48 x 23 mm (2.81" x 1.90" x 0.91")
Weight32 g (1.13 oz)30 g (1.06 oz)136 g (4.8 oz)
MODE OF COMMUNICATIONDial-Up, RUDICS, SBD, SMS, VoiceSBDSBD
ANTENNA INTERFACEI-PEX MHF 20314-001E-01MMCXSMA Female