Spartan Series

1.3 GHz and 2.4 GHz FIPS Radio

FreeWave’s Spartan Series radios, available in 1.3 GHz and 2.4 GHz, are designed to meet the rigorous demands of government and defense users worldwide. These user-configurable radios include FIPS 140-2 Level 2 encryption and are available in an OEM board-level form factor.


The Spartan Series is ideal for powering mission-critical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV), or other automated defense applications with serious space, weight, and power constraints, combining high-performance with a compact size.


Please Note: These devices are regulated under the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR). Please contact FreeWave for export control information.

Key Features

  • Long Range

    Up to 97 km (60 miles) [depending on model] with clear line of sight

  • Encryption

    Certified by NIST for FIPS 140-2 Level 2

  • Low Power

    Ideal for solar, battery, and DC applications

  • Flexible

    RS232 and RS232 and Ethernet interface options; user-programmable

  • Powerful Diagnostics

    Includes received signal strength indicator

  • Industrial Grade

    100% tested for performance in operating temperatures from -40°C to +75°C



Board Level Unit, Serial, 1.3 GHz, FIPS


Conformal Coated M13-NCF


Board Level Unit, Ethernet, 1.3 GHz, FIPS


Board Level Unit, Serial, 2.4 GHz, FIPS


Conformal Coated M24-NCF

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