Raymarine RAY218 VHF Radio
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Item No.
706026
Mfg Part No.
E43032

Product Information for Raymarine RAY218 VHF Radio

Highlights for Raymarine RAY218 VHF Radio

Waterproof, fixed mount VHF Radio with Class D Digital Select Calling, loudhailer and optional full-function second station.
 
The Ray218 is Raymarine’s premier fixed mount VHF radio. Delivering exceptional performance and style, the Ray218 includes a long list of standard features including Class D Digital Selective Calling, a built-in hailer and chartplotter position polling.
 
Expand the Ray218 with the powerful Raymic remote handset. The optional Raymic handset enables full function radio control and intercom capability from a remote station on board.

Features
  • Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling) transceiver
  • DSC Distress key transmits GPS position and a digital mayday
  • NOAA Weather Alert
  • Built-in 30 Watt Hailer with “Listen Back” capability and automatic fog horn
  • NMEA 0183 input with GPS Position, COG and SOG display
  • Chartplotter position polling using NMEA 0183 output
  • Easy-to-use rotary controls for channel, volume, squelch and menu operation
  • Extra large dot matrix LCD
  • Speaker microphone with controls and remote mount option
  • Dual Channel Display (2UP Mode) displays active channel and stand by channel simultaneously
  • Programmable favorite channel soft keys (1UP Mode)
  • Quick Access 16/9 Key
  • 4 Scan Modes: All Scan, Saved (Memory) Scan, Priority All Scan and Priority Saved Scan
  • Submersible (IPX7 Standard)
  • Superior receiver with excellent intermodulation rejection
  • Rugged housing with a low profile bezel using the optional flush mount kit (order # A46053)
  • Optional Raymic remote station handset serves as full function second station
  • Raymic enables full duplex intercom capabilities between Ray218 and Raymic at a remote station.


Specifications
  • Antenna Port Impedance: 50 ohms, typical
  • Audio Output Power: 5 watts, typical (at 10% distortion with 4 ohms load)
  • Channel Spacing: 25 kHz Increments
  • External Speaker Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Frequency Range:
    • Transmit: 156.050 to 157.425 MHz
    • Receive: 156.050 to 163.275 MHz (including WX channels)
  • Frequency Stability: +/- 10 PPM (+/- 0.001%)
  • Hailer Horn Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Hailer Output Power: 30 watts @ 4 ohms
  • Humidity: up to 95%
  • Modulation:
    • FM (16K0G3E)
    • DSC (16K0G2B)
  • Mounting: Bracket or flush mount
  • NMEA IN Sentences supported:
    • GLL Geographic position, Latitude/Longitude
    • GGA GPS fix data
    • RMA Recommended minimum data for LORAN
    • RMC Recommended minimum data for GPS
    • GNS GNSS fix data
    • (NMEA 0183 ver. 3.01)
  • NMEA OUT Sentences:
    • DSC DSC data
    • DSE Extended DSC data
    • (NMEA 0183 ver. 3.01)
  • NMEA Port Impedance: 100 ohms
  • Operating Range: –10°C to +50°C
  • Oscillate Mode: PLL
  • Power: 12 VDC system (13.6 VDC, typical)
  • Receiver Adjacent Channel Rejection: more than 80 dB, typical
  • Receiver Audio Distortion: less than 10%
  • Receiver Hum and Noise: less than -40 dB below audio level
  • Receiver Intermodulation Rejection Ratio: more than 80 dB, typical
  • Receiver Sensitivity @ 12db SINAD: 0.28 μV, typical
  • Receiver Spurious Image Rejection: more than 80 dB, typical
  • Receiver Squelch Sensitivity @ 12db SINAD:
    • at tight: less than 1μV
    • at threshold: less than 0.28 μV
  • Size (H x W x D):
    • Flush Mounted: 3.84 x 7.79 x 7.06 in (97.5 x 198 x 179.3 mm)
    • Bracket Mounted: 4.43 x 8.76 x 7.06 in (112.5 x 222.5 x 179.3 mm)
  • Storage Range: –20°C to +70°C
  • Transmitter Adjacent Channel Power: more than 70 dB
  • Transmitter Current Drain: Hi Power at 13.6V DC, less than 6 A
  • Transmitter FM Hum and Noise Level: less than -40 dB below audio level
  • Transmitter Frequency Error: 10 ppm
  • Transmitter Maximum Deviation: ± 5 KHz
  • Transmitter RF Power (at 13.6 VDC):
    • Hi Mode 25 W
    • Lo Mode 1 W
  • Transmitter Spurious/Harmonic Emissions: less than -70 dBc
  • Waterproofing: Waterproof to IPX7
  • Weight:
    • Transceiver: 3.5 lbs (1.59 kg)
    • Microphone: 0.4 lbs (0.181 kg)
    • RayMic: 0.5 lbs (0.227 kg)