Marine Satellite Broadband: Iridium Pilot

Iridium Pilot has been designed to provide the best quality product at the best possible value.  Operating on the Iridium OpenPort service, it maintains all the benefits of its predecessor but with additional features and functionality.

Iridium Pilot has a Performance Enhancement Proxy (PEP) to provide  enhanced protocol for improved data throughput  as well as anintegrated firewall to help restrict outbound data traffic to keep usage under control.

Iridium Pilot has a built-in firmware notification system, which will alert users when a new version of firmware becomes available.  The antenna performance utility provides real-time antenna usage metrics to assist in troubleshooting performance issues.

The Iridium Pilot ADE design has been tested to withstand harsh marine environments, including:-

  • Salt spray
  • Water jet
  • Temperature extremes


  • Fully global operation
  • Durable
  • Solid-state design, no moving parts
  • Reliable
  • Maintains connectivity in rough seas
  • Broadband (bidirectional data speeds up to 134Kbps)
  • Three independent voice lines

Iridium Pilot comes with a 5 year manufacturer’s warranty (terms and conditions apply, associated accessories not included).


Antenna Dimensions: 23cm x Ø57cm
Antenna Weight: 11kg
Below Deck Unit Dimensions: 20cm x 25cm x 5.5cm
Below Deck Unit Weight: 1.35kg
Operating Temperature: Antenna: -30°C to +70°C | BDU: -0°C to +50°C
IP Rating: IP66
External Antenna: yes
Mounting: Pole mount
Input Voltage: 11 – 32V DC

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