Linksys WPC55AG v1.2

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Dual-Band Wireless A+G Notebook Adapter
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Support
Platform
BrandModelRev
Linksys WPC55AG v1.2
Wireless class
AG108
Serial number prefix
MDL2
Interface
PCMCIA (32-bit)
Connector
PCMCIA (32-bit)
ID:168c:0013 (103 addl. devices) SS: 1737:0035
Windows: PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0013&SUBSYS_00351737
FCCID
ICID
Chipset
Atheros AR5004X
Chip1
Atheros AR5213
Chip2
Atheros AR5112

OUI: 00:12:17 (16 E, 32 W)

Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g
802.11g
up to 54 Mbps
802.11b
up to 11 Mbps
802.11a
up to 54 Mbps
Operating Frequency
2.4 or 5 GHz
Probable Linux driver
Windows driver
Retail
FCC approval date 17 October 2003
(Est.) release date 2004
 FCC ID
Askey WLC4020H8NWLC4020
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
Atheros AR5BCB-00032PPD-AR5BCB-00032
Belkin F6D3010K7S-F6D3010
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
Cisco AIR-CB21AG-A-K9 rev 01PPD-AR5BCB-00032
LDK102050
Cisco AIR-CB21AG-A-K9 rev 02PPD-AR5BCB-00032
LDK102050
D-Link DWL-AG650 rev A3KA2DWLAG650A3
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
D-Link DWL-AG660 rev A1KA2DWLAG650A3
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
D-Link DWL-AG660 rev A2KA2DWLAG650A3
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
Gigabyte GN-WLMA102PPD-AR5BCB-00032
JCK-GN-WLMA102
Global Sun GL255401-1AO7J-GL255401-1A
PPD-AR5BCB-00032
… further results
 FCC ID
Linksys WPC55AG v1.1PPD-AR5BCB-00032
Q87-WPC55AGV11
 Chip1 brandChip2 brand
Linksys WPC55AG v1.0AtherosAtheros
Linksys WPC55AG v1.1AtherosAtheros
Linksys WPC55AG v1.2AtherosAtheros
Linksys WPC55AG v1.3Atheros

For a list of all currently documented Atheros (QCA) chipsets with specifications, see Atheros.

Overview[edit]

WPC55AG v1.2 serial numbers appear to start with MDL2.

This device may use U-NII-2 channels but does not implement DFS since it predates the FCC requirements.

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Notes[edit]

lspci -nnv dump[edit]

06:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros AR5212/AR5213 Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0013] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Linksys WPC55AG v1.2 802.11abg Cardbus Adapter [1737:0035]
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 168, IRQ 19
        Memory at f1d00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
        Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2
        Kernel driver in use: ath5k

ath5k info dump[edit]

[41133.018779] ath: EEPROM regdomain: 0x10
[41133.018788] ath: EEPROM indicates we should expect a direct regpair map
[41133.018793] ath: Country alpha2 being used: CO
[41133.018797] ath: Regpair used: 0x10
[41133.018945] ieee80211 phy30: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
[41133.019262] ath5k: phy30: Atheros AR5213A chip found (MAC: 0x59, PHY: 0x43)
[41133.019264] ath5k: phy30: RF5112B multiband radio found (0x36)

Hardware Modification[edit]

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