Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone – Used Kit


Built rugged to help keep you connected

Iridium’s satellite phone, offering portable satellite communications anywhere on the Earth’s surface. Rugged and reliable, the Iridium 9505A is small and lightweight enough to be carried in a backpack and very easy to use.

Alway keeping you connected, even in the most rugged environments



Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone

The Iridium 9505A satellite phone is built for the toughest environments and brings the capability for secure communications anywhere you need to be on the planet. The small, lightweight Iridium 9505A satellite phone features a quick access interface and hands-free headset, designed for ease-of-use on the move. It also offers the optional capability to transmit and receive data with an RS232 adapter. Programmed with 21 language options, the Iridium 9505A is also capable of two-way SMS communication.

Built Rugged

The Iridium 9505A is water, shock, and dust resistant, making it built to handle the harshest conditions and use. No matter where in the world you need to be, the Iridium 9505A will keep you connected, everywhere! No other network in the world offers customers secure communication capability on a global scope. Only the Iridium network commands real global coverage, even in the extreme polar regions of the planet.

Made in the United States

Manufactured in the US, this handset is ideal for military use and is the only satellite phone available for provisioning on the US Department of Defense Gateway. The 9505A is non-RoHS and is also commercially available for purchase for military and commercial use in approved countries.

It is built for the toughest environments and also manufactured in the United States; what more could you want in a satellite phone?

Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 8 x 4 x 4 in
Device Dimensions

158mm (6.22 inches) x 62mm (2.44 inches) x 59mm (2.32 inches)

Device Weight

375g (13.23 ounces)


Provides up to 30 hours of standby time
Provides up to 3.6 hours of talk time


4 x 16 Character Illuminated Graphic Display
User-controlled Illuminated Display

Calling Features

Call Barring
Call Forwarding – Unconditional, mobile subscriber busy, subscriber not reachable
Clear Last Digit/Clear All Digits
Fixed Dialing
International Access Key Sequence (+ key)
Keypad Disable


100 Alpha and Numeric Memory Storage
Last 10 Numbers Dialed
Name Storage
Memory Scroll by Location
32-Digit Number Capacity Phone Book
16-Digit Name Tag
One-Touch Dialing

Usage Control Features

Automatic Display Call Timer
Automatic Lock
Call Restrictions
Display Call Timers (last call/total calls)
Display/Change Unlock Code
Subscriber Identity Module PIN Availability (security code)


  • Industrial-grade design
  • Data-capable (use your satellite phone to transmit and receive data with an optional adapter)
  • Field replaceable antenna (accessory sold separately)
  • Global SMS
  • Headset/hands-free capability
  • Simple GSM-style dialing
  • 21 supported menu languages
  • Up to 30 hours of standby time/3.6 hours of talk time
  • Dimensions: 158 L x 62 W x 59 D mm
  • Volume: Under 375 cc (22.9 ci)
  • Weight: Under 375 g (13.2 oz)

Battery Life

  • Provides up to 30 hours of standby time
  • Provides up to 3.6 hours of talk time

Talk Time Features

  • Provides up to 30 hours of standby time
  • Provides up to 3.6 hours of talk time


  • 4 x 16 character illuminated graphic display
  • User-controlled illuminated display
  • Enhanced voice services
  • Secure and ideal for military use
  • Transmit and receive data with an optional RS232 adapter
  • SMS and email messaging
  • Water, shock, and dust resistant
  • Easy to Use
  • Coverage - Global including the poles