Iridium 9505A

The Iridium 9505a offers complete coverage of even the most remote points on Earth. This phone is a great option for individuals who travel or work in remote areas. Resistant to water, dust and shock, the 9505a Satellite Phone is ideal for industrial and rugged conditions.

This phone utilizes the Iridium satellite network. The phone features quick access interface, data capability with use of an RS232 adapter, 21 language prompts, and headset/hand-free capability. With over 30 hours of standby time and 3.6 hours of talk-time, this phone is useful for both emergency and non-emergency situations. Easy to use, it displays call features including: Call Barring, Call Forwarding, Fixed Dialing, Mailbox for numeric & text messaging, two-way SMS, and more


Iridium is the only hand-held satellite telephone to connect you to the whole of the world. It delivers essential communications services to and from remote areas where no other form of communication is available.

The phone is small, lightweight and easy-to-use, with inexpensive call charges. Iridium is capable of voice, fax, data and SMS communication. The standard data rate is 2.4 kbps; however, an increased rate is available by using the Direct Internet Service.

Size (mm) w x h x d 158 x 62 x 59
Weight (approx) 13.2 ounces

Continuous talk-time
2.4 hours (3.6 hours or 7.6 hours with optional batteries)
Standby time 24 hours (38 hours or 72 hours with optional batteries)


  • Small & lightweight
  • Packed with features, yet simple to use
  • Quick access interface
  • Water, shock & dust resistant for rugged environments
  • Data capable - Use your satellite phone to transmit data with an optional RS232 adapter
  • 21 language choices for prompts
  • Crisis calling
  • Vibra call alert
  • Illuminated holographic display
  • Color - silver

Calling Features

  • Auto redial notification
  • Call barring
  • Call forwarding
  • Clear last digit/clear all digits
  • Fixed dialing
  • International access key sequence (+ key)
  • Mailbox for numeric & text (120 characters)
  • Selectable keypad tone (3 choices)
  • Selectable ringer tone (10 choices)
  • Keypad disable


  • 100 alpha and numeric memory storage
  • Last 10 numbers dialled
  • Name storage (recall by name or location)
  • Memory scoll by location
  • 32-digit number capacity phone book
  • 16-digit name tag
  • One-touch dialling
  • Subscriber identity module card

Indicators/alert features

  • Battery meter
  • Signal strength meter

Visual/audible features

  • Battery meter (always shown in display)
  • Illuminated keypad
  • Low battery warning
  • Status review of features
  • Visual display of volume settings

Usage control features

  • Automatic disp
  • Call restrictions
  • Display call timers (last call/total calls)
  • Display/change unlock code
  • Electronic lock
  • Programmable audible call timer
  • Subscriber identity module PIN availability (security code)