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Raymarine Ray218 VHF

Raymarine 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.
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Ray218 offers easy-to-use rotary controls for volume, squelch and menu operation and an extra large LCD display with 2UP dual channel mode that displays both the active and standby channels simultaneously. Ray218 also features integrated soft keys that make accessing frequently used channels and menu functions easy.

Ray218’s microphone includes integrated controls for channel selection as well as a built-in speaker. The Ray218 is also expandable to 2 stations using the optional Raymic Full Function Handset (sold separately).

Raymarine Ray218 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

Antenna Port Impedance50 ohms, typical
Audio Output Power5 watts, typical (at 10% distortion with 4 ohms load)
Channel Spacing25 kHz Increments
External Speaker Impedance4 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 Impedance4 ohms
Hailer Output Power:30 watts @ 4 ohms
Humidityup to 95%
ModulationFM (16K0G3E)
DSC (16K0G2B)
MountingBracket or flush mount
NMEA IN Sentences supportedGLL 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 SentencesDSC DSC data
DSE Extended DSC data
(NMEA 0183 ver. 3.01)
NMEA Port Impedance100 ohms
Operating Range–10°C to +50°C
Oscillate ModePLL
Power12 VDC system (13.6 VDC, typical)
Receiver Adjacent Channel Rejectionmore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Audio Distortionless than 10%
Receiver Hum and Noiseless than -40 dB below audio level
Receiver Intermodulation Rejection Ratiomore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Sensitivity @ 12db SINAD0.28 μV, typical
Receiver Spurious Image Rejectionmore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Squelch Sensitivity @ 12db SINADat 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 Powermore than 70 dB
Transmitter Current DrainHi Power at 13.6V DC, less than 6 A
Transmitter FM Hum and Noise Levelless than -40 dB below audio level
Transmitter Frequency Error10 ppm
Transmitter Maximum Deviation± 5 KHz
Transmitter RF Power (at 13.6 VDC)Hi Mode 25 W
Lo Mode 1 W
Transmitter Spurious/Harmonic Emissionsless than -70 dBc
WaterproofingWaterproof to IPX7
WeightTransceiver: 3.5 lbs (1.59 kg)
Microphone: 0.4 lbs (0.181 kg)
RayMic: 0.5 lbs (0.227 kg)

Ray218 VHF Radio with removable microphone
Sun Cover
Mounting Bracket
Bracket Knob
Microphone
Microphone Hanger
Power Cord
NMEA/Speaker/Hailer Cable
Handbook
Screws (x5) for Mounting Bracket/Microphone Hanger
Screw/Lock Washer (x1) for Grounding

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Ray218 offers easy-to-use rotary controls for volume, squelch and menu operation and an extra large LCD display with 2UP dual channel mode that displays both the active and standby channels simultaneously. Ray218 also features integrated soft keys that make accessing frequently used channels and menu functions easy.

Ray218’s microphone includes integrated controls for channel selection as well as a built-in speaker. The Ray218 is also expandable to 2 stations using the optional Raymic Full Function Handset (sold separately).

Raymarine Ray218 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

Antenna Port Impedance50 ohms, typical
Audio Output Power5 watts, typical (at 10% distortion with 4 ohms load)
Channel Spacing25 kHz Increments
External Speaker Impedance4 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 Impedance4 ohms
Hailer Output Power:30 watts @ 4 ohms
Humidityup to 95%
ModulationFM (16K0G3E)
DSC (16K0G2B)
MountingBracket or flush mount
NMEA IN Sentences supportedGLL 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 SentencesDSC DSC data
DSE Extended DSC data
(NMEA 0183 ver. 3.01)
NMEA Port Impedance100 ohms
Operating Range–10°C to +50°C
Oscillate ModePLL
Power12 VDC system (13.6 VDC, typical)
Receiver Adjacent Channel Rejectionmore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Audio Distortionless than 10%
Receiver Hum and Noiseless than -40 dB below audio level
Receiver Intermodulation Rejection Ratiomore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Sensitivity @ 12db SINAD0.28 μV, typical
Receiver Spurious Image Rejectionmore than 80 dB, typical
Receiver Squelch Sensitivity @ 12db SINADat 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 Powermore than 70 dB
Transmitter Current DrainHi Power at 13.6V DC, less than 6 A
Transmitter FM Hum and Noise Levelless than -40 dB below audio level
Transmitter Frequency Error10 ppm
Transmitter Maximum Deviation± 5 KHz
Transmitter RF Power (at 13.6 VDC)Hi Mode 25 W
Lo Mode 1 W
Transmitter Spurious/Harmonic Emissionsless than -70 dBc
WaterproofingWaterproof to IPX7
WeightTransceiver: 3.5 lbs (1.59 kg)
Microphone: 0.4 lbs (0.181 kg)
RayMic: 0.5 lbs (0.227 kg)

Ray218 VHF Radio with removable microphone
Sun Cover
Mounting Bracket
Bracket Knob
Microphone
Microphone Hanger
Power Cord
NMEA/Speaker/Hailer Cable
Handbook
Screws (x5) for Mounting Bracket/Microphone Hanger
Screw/Lock Washer (x1) for Grounding

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