News | August 10, 2017

FreeWave Technologies Announces Rugged And Secure Radio For Unmanned Systems, Military And OEM Applications

The MM2-5 Watt 1.3GHz Radio features enhanced security in an integrated package and is optimized for deployments in international markets

Boulder, CO /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (, a leader in industrial, secure Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, announces general availability of its MM2-5 Watt 1.3 GHz (13X5W) integrated radio ( The MM2-13X5W features an external 5 Watt output, making the radio ideal for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and military applications where reliability is paramount and space is at a premium.

"The MM2-13X5W brings the same rugged and reliable functionality that all FreeWave products are known for, but we've given it a small package to allow our customers the ease of integration in situations where space is a primary consideration," said Phil Linker, senior product line manager at FreeWave.

The MM2-13X5W is versatile, with the ability to function as a gateway, endpoint, repeater or endpoint/repeater, and provides exceptional security with proprietary frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) technology. With line-of-sight range up to 90 miles, the MM2-13X5W can be deployed in settings in which lifesaving communications and security are paramount, including UAS applications, soldier training, environmental monitoring and other government and defense needs.

The radio also features:

  • 115.2 and 153.6 kbps selectable RF data rates
  • TDMA, Super Epoch TDMA, and AES Encryption
  • Performance tests from -40 degrees Celsius to +85 degrees Celsius
  • Data link range up to 90 miles

For more information about the MM2-13X5W, please visit: or contact FreeWave here:

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About FreeWave Technologies

FreeWave Technologies ( is a leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) markets. As the #1 provider of wireless IIoT to the oil and gas industry, FreeWave's fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to also create significant operational efficiencies for government, defense and UAV/Drone contractors, agriculture equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and millions of radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision-making.

SOURCE: FreeWave Technologies, Inc.

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