Ray63 VHF Radio Raymarine Advantages

Ray63 VHF Radio Raymarine
Ray63 VHF Radio Raymarine

Dual Station VHF Radio with GPS

Raymarine’s Ray63 radio comes with oversized controls and a big screen for easy operation offshore. Ray63 is a full-function VHF marine radio with Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and a built-in GPS receiver. The Ray63 also supports 1 wired or 2 wireless RayMic controllers for true multi-station control and intercom capability.

Ray63 VHF Radio Raymarine
Ray63 VHF Radio Raymarine

Key Features

  • Full-sized marine VHF with Digital Selective Calling
  • Wired or wireless expansion with optional RayMic handset stations.
  • Built-in GPS/GNSS receiver with connection point for optional external antenna
  • NMEA2000 and NMEA0183 networking for integration with onboard systems
  • Audio output connection for optional passive remote speaker (A80542)
  • Surface and trunnion mount kits included
  • Styled to compliment the Axiom family of multifunction displays.


Operating Temperature -20ºC (-4ºF) to +60ºC (140ºF)
Storage Temperature -25ºC (-13ºF) to +70ºC (158ºF)
Relative Humidity 95%
Water Proofing IPx6 & IPx7
Connections 1x NMEA 0183 | 1x SeaTalkng ® / NMEA 2000 | 1x Front Fistmic connection | 1x Rear connection for 2nd station | 1x Audio (RCA) | 1x GNSS (GPS) antenna (TNC)
Nominal Supply Voltage 12 V dc (Reverse polarity and over voltage protection)
Operating Voltage Range 9 Vdc to 16 Vdc
Current Consumption Less than 6 A at high power (13.6 V)
Standby: 600 mA
Receive: 2 A
Channels All available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
Frequency Range 156.000 MHz to 157.425 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
Frequency Stability +/- 1.5 ppm
Channel Spacing 12.5 kHz
Power Output Low power setting — 1 W | High power setting — 25 W
Spurious missions Better than –36 dBm at 25 W (Less than 0.25 μW)
Maximum Deviation +/- 5 kHz
Antenna Impedance 50 Ohms (typical)
Receiver Type Double conversion super heterodyne
Channels All available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
Frequency Range 156.050 MHz to 163.275 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
Sensitivity Better than 1 microvolt EMF @20dB SINAD
Squelch Sensitivity Less than —2 dBμ EMF
Hum and Noise Better than –40 dB
Audio Distortion Less than 10%
Receiver Sensitivity Distance — 119dBm (0.25uV) @ 12dB SINAD (typical)
Local — 110dBm (0.7uV) @12dB SINAD (typical)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity More than 70 dB
Spurious Response Rejection More than 70 dB
Inter Modulation Rejection More than 70 dB
Base Station Speaker Power Output 2.5W (8Ω)
Fistmic Speaker Power 1W (16Ω)
External Speaker Power 5W (8Ω)
Handset Speaker Power Output 1W (16Ω)
Channels 72
Cold Start <2 minutes
Receiver IC Sensitivity –167 dBm (Tracking) / –148 dBm (Acquisition)
GNSS Compatibility GPS | GLONASS | *Beidou
SBAS Compatibility WAAS | EGNOS | MSAS
Special Features Active Jamming and Interference Reduction
Operating Frequency GPS L1 C/A | GLONASS L10F | Beidou B1
Signal Acquisition Automatic
Almanac Update Automatic
Geodetic Datum WGS-84 (alternatives available through Raymarine MFD)
Refresh Rate 10 Hz (10 times per second Concurrent GNSS)
Antenna Internal — Ceramic chip mounted near top of unit
External — Passive antenna connection via TNC connector
Position Accuracy Without SBAS: <= 15 metres 95% of the time | With SBAS: <= 5 metres 95% of the time


Part Number Description
E70516 Ray63 Multi- Station VHF Radio with GPS
Ray63 VHF Radio Partslist
Ray63 VHF Radio Partslist


1 Ray63 VHF DSC Radio
2 Sun cover
3 Panel mount gasket
4 Fistmic
5 Mounting bracket (Trunnion)
6 Mounting bracket knobs
7 Fistmic hook plate
8 Documentation
9 4x M4 nuts, spring washers and M4x25 machine screws (For Panel mounting)
10 4x M4x25 screws (For Bracket (Trunnion) mounting)
11 2x M4x12 screws (For Fistmic hook plate mounting).
12 Protective antenna boot
13 SeaTalkng ® blanking plug
14 SeaTalkng ® 400 mm (15.7 in.) spur cable

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