- Subsurface Iridium Mooring Beacon



Track your assets down to 1000m. The KILO Subsurface Iridium Satellite Mooring Location Beacon is a self-contained submersible beacon with miniature, cutting edge Iridium satellite transceiver that is fully submersible to 1000m. The internal, customer replaceable AA battery pack, lasts over a year in deployment. With the KILO oceanographic and environmental instrument mooring professionals have greater control in instantly and accurately locating and recovering high value, free drifting assets at sea.

  • Mooring Depth Rated to 1000m
  • Real-Time GPS Notifications Upon Surfacing
  • Up to 1 yr Subsurface and 90 Days Transmission
  • Customer Replaceable Battery Pack
  • Proprietary Water Sense Circuit for Immediate
  • Notification of Surfacing Event. (Optional Tilt Activation)

The KILO is designed to meet or exceed your operational requirements for a subsurface mooring beacon. Fully backed by a comprehensive warranty and excellent support you can be confident this is a tool you’ll come back to time and time again. To arrange a demonstration or to learn more about our products please contact us at the numbers below.


  • Battery Supply: (12) Alkaline AA Cells - User Replaceable
  • Capacity: 2.0 Ampere-Hours
  • Lifetime: 1 year subsurface followed by 90 days of outbound/inbound surface messages


  • Dimensions: 11.31' Long x 2.87' Diameter (287.5mm x 72.9mm)
  • Material: Delrin
  • Weight 2.75 kg (Air), 1.55 kg (Water)
  • Depth Rating: 1000 meters


  • Operating Temp: - 30°C to + 60°C

Iridium Transceiver

  • Type: 9602
  • Frequency: 1616 to 1626.5 Mhz
  • Antenna: Proprietary Dual Band Iridium/GPS

GPS Receiver

Type: 48 channel SiRFstarIV, GSD4e GPS chip -163dBm (tracking)

*Specifications subject to change without notice.

Users can easily replace the commercial batteries in the KILO.

The Iridium 9602 SBD transceiver, designed to be integrated into a wireless data application with other host system hardware and software, provides a complete solution for a specific application or vertical market.

  • Single board transceiver
  • Small form factor
  • No SIM card
  • Designed to be incorporated into an OEM solution
  • RoHS compliant

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