Iridium Satellite Transceiver

This project involved the development of PCB, Electronic and firmware for allowing wireless communication with the 9602 Iridium Satellite Transceiver.

Electronic design and the necessary C firmware.

  • Iridium 9602 Short Burst Data (SBD) communication
  • Power supply design for peak current request
  • Microchip Atmel Atmega microcontroller
  • Bluetooth Wireless (BLE) for short range communication with nearby instruments

The company was awarded a US Patent for this project. Patent US8634765B2, Portable satellite data communication device, and related method.

USPTO US863476B2

Google Patent US8634765B2