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.
|Frequency Range||1616 MHz to 1626.5 MHz|
|Duplexing Method||TDD (Time Domain Duplex)|
|Average Power during Transmit slot (max)||1.6W|
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 5 years ago