The RF specifications for RockBLOCK are listed in the table below. These specifications are not required to use the RockBLOCK, but may be required for some local regulatory equipment approvals.
1616 MHz to 1626.5 MHz
TDD (Time Domain Duplex)
Average Power during Transmit slot (max)
You must use an Iridium-approved external antenna. Rock 7 recommend these manufacturers:
Do not use a GPS antenna!
If you are planning a long (>1.5m) cable run between RockBLOCK and the antenna, then you must use a suitable grade of coaxial cable to avoid loss.
Updated over 3 years ago