Iridium Satellite Phone


The Iridium Satellite phone allows communications in hard to reach areas of Southeast Alaska where current cellular phone and radio communications cannot.


Manufacture Iridium Satellite, LLC Model 9505 A Satellite Handset
Power supply 7.2 v Polymer Lithium-Ion Battery Battery life 2.5 Hours Talk Time/ 9 Hours Stand-by Time
Dimensions (L x W x H) 7" x 2.25" x 3" Weight (oz) 13
Phone capabilities Iridium Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
North American analog (AMPS)
Iridium satellite service.
Phone Data/Fax Capabilities Built in modem for fax and data transmission up to 9,600 bps*
Limitations Talk time on the satellite phone is limited to 2.5 hours. Additionally, the reception of the satellite phone requires the antenna to be at a vertical position for optimal performance.

Transportation Modes

C-130 DC-6 DC-3 737 Beaver Otter Cessna 206 Cessna 185 Heli Barge Tug (only) Lrg F/V Sm F/V Pickup

Locations & Quantities

Zone 1
55°23'47.94"N 131°43'45.85"W