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 Humidity95%
Water ProofingIPx6 & IPx7
Connections1x 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 Voltage12 V dc (Reverse polarity and over voltage protection)
Operating Voltage Range9 Vdc to 16 Vdc
Current ConsumptionLess than 6 A at high power (13.6 V)
Standby: 600 mA
Receive: 2 A
ChannelsAll available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
Frequency Range156.000 MHz to 157.425 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
Frequency Stability+/- 1.5 ppm
Channel Spacing12.5 kHz
Power OutputLow power setting — 1 W | High power setting — 25 W
Spurious missionsBetter than –36 dBm at 25 W (Less than 0.25 μW)
Maximum Deviation+/- 5 kHz
Antenna Impedance50 Ohms (typical)
Receiver TypeDouble conversion super heterodyne
ChannelsAll available US, International and Canadian VHF marine bands
Frequency Range156.050 MHz to 163.275 MHz / 155.500 MHz to 161.425 MHz (Private channels)
SensitivityBetter than 1 microvolt EMF @20dB SINAD
Squelch SensitivityLess than —2 dBμ EMF
Hum and NoiseBetter than –40 dB
Audio DistortionLess than 10%
Receiver SensitivityDistance — 119dBm (0.25uV) @ 12dB SINAD (typical)
Local — 110dBm (0.7uV) @12dB SINAD (typical)
Adjacent Channel SelectivityMore than 70 dB
Spurious Response RejectionMore than 70 dB
Inter Modulation RejectionMore than 70 dB
Base Station Speaker Power Output2.5W (8Ω)
Fistmic Speaker Power1W (16Ω)
External Speaker Power5W (8Ω)
Handset Speaker Power Output1W (16Ω)
Cold Start<2 minutes
Receiver IC Sensitivity–167 dBm (Tracking) / –148 dBm (Acquisition)
GNSS CompatibilityGPS | GLONASS | *Beidou
SBAS CompatibilityWAAS | EGNOS | MSAS
Special FeaturesActive Jamming and Interference Reduction
Operating FrequencyGPS L1 C/A | GLONASS L10F | Beidou B1
Signal AcquisitionAutomatic
Almanac UpdateAutomatic
Geodetic DatumWGS-84 (alternatives available through Raymarine MFD)
Refresh Rate10 Hz (10 times per second Concurrent GNSS)
AntennaInternal — Ceramic chip mounted near top of unit
External — Passive antenna connection via TNC connector
Position AccuracyWithout SBAS: <= 15 metres 95% of the time | With SBAS: <= 5 metres 95% of the time


Part NumberDescription
E70516Ray63 Multi- Station VHF Radio with GPS
Ray63 VHF Radio Partslist
Ray63 VHF Radio Partslist


1Ray63 VHF DSC Radio
2Sun cover
3Panel mount gasket
5Mounting bracket (Trunnion)
6Mounting bracket knobs
7Fistmic hook plate
94x M4 nuts, spring washers and M4x25 machine screws (For Panel mounting)
104x M4x25 screws (For Bracket (Trunnion) mounting)
112x M4x12 screws (For Fistmic hook plate mounting).
12Protective antenna boot
13SeaTalkng ® blanking plug
14SeaTalkng ® 400 mm (15.7 in.) spur cable

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