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232.8mmW x 123.3mmH x 163mmD including bracket

Simrad RS40 DSC VHF AIS Radio

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Status: On order with supplier, awaiting delivery Freight Free

RRP: $899.00

NOW: $841.50

Product Description

Simrad RS40 DSC VHF AIS Radio brings new technology and convenience to users while providing all the features for safety and reliability that you could need, with full coverage of Australian, New Zealand, USA and International VHF Marine Channels. Its built-in AIS Receiver adds extra safety by monitoring nearby AIS equipped vessels making it easier to navigate crowded harbours and other waterways with heavy traffic.

For more information on how to use your VHF radio, read our news article 'Get the most out of your VHF Radio' & on VHF Radio Transmission ranges, check out our news article 'VHF Radio Range - How far does it go?'


  • Display: Large 3" backlit High Resolution screen, 256 x 160 Pixels, Screen Size 64.1mmW x 42.8mmH
  • Class D (with dual receive) DSC fixed mount VHF Transceiver
  • GPS 4 ways - integrated Receiver and face plate Antenna, SMA connector on rear, NMEA0183 and NMEA200 - ensures every chance you will get a GPS Fix in an emergency
  • New intuitive user interface makes use hassle free
  • HS40 Wireless handset option duplicates radio display and controls to give total freedom on your vessel. With multiple handsets connected (2 maximum), the RS40 doubles as a handy on-board intercom.
  • Dual Channel AIS Receiver allows communication with nearby AIS equipped vessels and the information obtained can be shown on screen or overlaid on your Chart or >Radar screen through a linked compatible MFD
  • NMEA2000 (requires network kit option) and NMEA 0183 Connectivity allowing GPS information via connected chartplotter and not needing an extra Antenna if you have one in the network already
  • Remote microphone has 6 buttons for easy use and can be connected at the front or back and with an optional extension cable can be mounted quite a distance away, for example allowing you to overhead mount the radio with just the mic on your dash
  • Track your Buddy allows you to track up to 5 friends (when connected to compatible Simrad MFD)
  • Man Overboard function
  • PA/Hailer 30w Horn with Listen back (option) & automatic fog signals
  • Transmitter power 25 Watt/1 Watt. Current Drain: 6amp@25w Transmit, 450mA Standby (receive)
  • Removable bezel Trim makes front mounting very easy

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Additional Information
Country of ManufactureChina
Physical Dimensions232.8mmW x 123.3mmH x 163mmD including bracket
IPX Water RatingIPX7
Power Consumption70w max/5.4w standby @12V
NMEA Input PortsNMEA0183 & 2000 connections
Mounting OptionsBracket, Flush or Surface Mount
Wireless Remote CompatibleYes
Frequency Range Tx156.025~157.425MHz
Frequency Range Rx156.050-163.275 MHz
Transmit Power25w/1w switchable
Builtin AIS ReceiverYes
Digital Selective Calling (DSC)Yes
GPS AntennaInternal
What's In The Box
  • RS40 VHF Radio
  • Mounting Bracket & Screws
  • Bracket Knobs
  • Microphone Bracket & Screws
  • Gasket for flush mounting
  • Power Cable and in line fuse
  • Sun Cover
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