Airborne Embedded 802.11b/g SDIO-SPI Radio

The Airborne Embedded 802.11b/g SDIO-SPI Radio module is the latest addition to Quatech’s line of radios for reliable and high-performing WiFi networking. The product’s small form factor, interfaces for both SDIO/SPI and Bluetooth, and rigorous security features make the Airborne Embedded 802.11b/g Radio Module ideal for integrating the latest WiFi technology into designs for power sensitive and hand-held devices used in industrial, medical, surveillance, telematics, and mobile enterprise applications.

The new Airborne radio supports the latest media streaming, roaming, power management and security standards. Addressing the increased emphasis placed upon security by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the low-power radio module provides industrial-grade technology with advanced power management features. The product’s powerful encryption feature supports the latest 802.11i security standards and implements AES, WEP, WPA and WPA2 along with a broad range of EAP supplicants. Quatech’s Airborne Embedded Radio Evaluation and Development Kits include reference drivers for WindowsXP, Vista, WinCE, Windows Mobile and Linux.


  • 802.11b/g radio
  • Based upon Marvell Libertas 88W8686 Chipset
  • 30 pin high density SMT connector (Molex 53748-0308)
  • Single (1) Hirose U.FL RF connector for 802.11b/g
  • Supports WEP, WPA, WPA2 (Home and Enterprise) and 802.1x Supplicants
  • Bluetooth Co-existence 3-wire interface through main connector
  • SDIO 1.0 and Generic SPI host interface through 30 pin header
  • Operating Temperature (-30°C to 85°C)
  • Storage temp (-30°C to 125°C)
  • Advanced Low power modes
  • High vibration mounting holes
  • Supports host downloaded radio firmware
  • Single antenna
  • Driver support for WinCE 5.0, Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0, Linux 2.6 and other embedded OS’s
  • Small form factor radio module (Dimensions: 29mm x 21mm x 6.0mm)

More info: Quatech