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Raymarine E70243|Ray50 Compact Marine VHF Radio|25W|Class D|DSC|LCD|Sleek-Black

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Raymarine Ray50 Compact VHF Radio

PART NUMBER: 705-E70243


Full of features, ultra-compact dimensions

The Ray50 VHF packs a powerful communication system into a case that is small enough to mount just about anywhere. With 25W of power, Class D Digital Selective Calling, and simple integration with other onboard electronics, the Ray50 is the perfect solution when space is at a premium.

The Ray50 features a large display with easy-to-read digits and icons that are visible day or night. The Ray50 features both a noise-cancelling microphone as well as a premium quality speaker. The Ray50 is equipped with Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) with simple to use controls and an intuitive menu system. You'll be a Ray50 expert in no time!

The Ray50 features standard NMEA2000 and NMEA0183 networking for simple connection to onboard systems and it integrates seamlessly with Raymarine LightHouse II Multifunction Displays for advanced DSC functions. The Ray50 offers flexible mounting too. Use the included trunnion bracket to attach the radio to any console, bulkhead or overhead. The radio can also be flush-mounted using its convenient front-mount attachment points. The Ray50 boasts a wide array of standard features including NOAA weather alert, dual-watch, tri-watch, scanning, selective scanning, and much more.



  • Compact,space-saving design saves space on crowded helms
  • Nocompromises; full power transmitter and robust VHF features
  • Full-sizedcontrols and LCD are easy to see and operate
  • Sleek, blackbezel looks great with Raymarine MFDs and Glass Bridge displays
  • StandardNMEA2000 and NMEA0183 networking for simple connection to onboardsystems.



Size(HxWxD)Main Unit Height-incbezel = 88.5mm (3.5 in)
Width - inc bezel = 168mm (6.6 in) max
Depth 173.75mm (6.8 in) max excl rear cables
WeightMainUnit 1.7Kg(3.74 lbs)


WaterIntegrity ComplieswithIPX6 & IPX7
Complies with EN60945
OperatingTemperatureRange -20°Cto60°C
StorageTemperatureRange -25°Cto70°C
Humidity upto95%


CommunicationsPort NMEA0183(version 4.01); NMEA2000 (version 3.0)
NominalSupplyVoltage 12VDC.Reverse polarity and over voltage protected
OperatingVoltageRange 9VDCto 16V DC
CurrentConsumption Lessthan6A at High Power (13.6V)
Standby: 600 mA
Receive: 2 Amps


Channels AllavailableUS, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
FrequencyRange 156.000–157.425 MHz
155.500 to 161.425 MHz Private channels
FrequencyStability +/- 1.5 ppm
ChannelSpacing 12.5kHz
PowerOutput HighPower= 25 Watt
Low Power = 1 Watt
Spuriousemmission Betterthan-36 dBm at 25W (Less than 0.25 µW)
MaximumDeviation +/-5kHz
Antennaportimpedance 50ohmstypical


ReceiverType DoubleConversionSuper Heterodyne
Channels AllavailableUS, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
FrequencyRange 156.000–157.425 MHz
155.500 to 161.425 MHz Private channels
Sensitivity: Betterthan1 microvolt EMF @ 20dB SINAD
SquelchSensitivity Lessthan-2 dBµ EMF
Hum&Noise Betterthan-40 dB
AudioDistortion Lessthan10%
ReceiverSensitivity Distance-119dBm (0.25uV)@12 dB SINAD ← Typical 
Local -110 dBm (0.7uV)@12 dB SINAD ← Typical
AdjacentChannelSelectivity Morethan70 dB
SpuriousResponseRejection Morethan70 dB
InterModulationRejection Morethan70 dB


BaseStationSpeaker Power Output 2.5W(8Ω)
FistmicSpeakerPower 1W(16Ω)
ExternalSpeakerPower 5W(4Ω)/ 2.5W (8Ω)

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