Raymarine – Ray73 AIS – VHF Radio


Ray 73, MFG# E70517, Compact VHF Radio. 1/25 Watts, dual/tri watch/scan, detachable channel change mic, class D DSC, built-in AIS/GPS, hailer, NMEA 0183 & 2000, optional second station mic.

Available on backorder

SKU: 2814978 Categories: , Tag:


Ray73 AIS – VHF Radio – Compact, VHF with Internal GPS, Optional Second Station, AIS, and Loudhailer

Ray73 AIS – VHF Radio is communications central for your boat with built-in VHF, AIS receiver and loudhailer capabilities.

Ray73 AIS – VHF Radio is built on our full-sized marine radio chassis, the Ray73 comes with oversized controls and a big screen for easy operation offshore. The Ray73 also supports optional wired or wireless RayMic controllers for true multi-station control and intercom capability. When connected to an optional hailing horn, the Ray73 can generate automatic fog signals and work as a public address announcement system.


  • -Full-sized marine VHF with Digital Selective Calling
  • -Built-in AIS receiver provides target data for chartplotter, radar, and instruments
  • -Fog signaling and public address functions with optional hailing horn
  • -Wired or wireless expansion with optional RayMic handset stations
  • -Built-in GPS/GNSS receiver with a connection point for an optional external
  • -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
Loud hailer: 3A (8 Ω) / 6A(4 Ω)

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)
Hailer Speaker Power Output 25W (4Ω) / 12W (8Ω)

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

Class Type AIS receiver only


Retrack Marine Electronics Vancouver Island B.C.



Weight 5.0 lbs
Dimensions 11.8 × 11.8 × 5.1 in
Reviews (0)


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Raymarine – Ray73 AIS – VHF Radio”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Call Now Button
Added to wishlist!