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Simrad RS40 marine VHF radio with DSC and AIS receive.
Simrad RS40 Replaces the current RS35 mid level VHF, updated to comply with EN 301 025 (v2.2.1)
New front mountable design for easy installation
Low profile design to align with style of Simrad MFD’s
Seamless integration with a wider Simrad system through NMEA 2000 and 0183
Built in AIS Receiver
Large screen with intuitive user interface
Optional wireless handsets with inductive charging
With the integrated GPS receiver the RS40 now has four ways to ensure you have a GPS fix in the event of an emergency.
A GPS antenna in the face of the radio means open air installations don’t need another antenna at all
An SMA connector on the rear case allows for connection to a GPS-500 antenna
NMEA 0183 allows you to get GPS from a chartplotter
NMEA 2000 means you don’t need another antenna if you already have one in your network
A dual-channel AIS receiver monitors the position of nearby AIS-equipped vessels, helping you to avoid collisions in crowded harbours and waterways.
AIS information can be viewed on the RS40’s built-in screen, or overlaid on your chart or radar screen through a compatible multifunction display.
Add up to two optional wireless handsets to take your radio anywhere on board.
The HS40 handset was designed as an intuitive portable companion to the RS40.
Each handset duplicates your radio’s display and controls, enabling remote access to all key functions.
Having multiple stations also allows the RS40 to double as a handy on-board intercom.
The RS40’s removable fist mic can be connected to the front or rear of the radio, and optional extension cable allows the radio and mic to be mounted separately.
This offers a simple and cost-effective solution for any mounting location, with no cable clutter.
For example, the RS40 can be mounted overhead, with no hanging cables, while the mic is connected to an extension socket on the dash below.
Mount From The Front
RS40 features easily removable top and bottom bezels which reveal mounting holes allowing the same style of mounting from the front that is featured on Simrad MFDs.
Track buddy is a feature that automatically requests the position of another VHF radio. Simply enter the MMSI of the VHF into your contact list, then start tracking!
Track up to 5 buddies
Polls your contacts for their Lat/Long position automatically
Can be set to 1, 5, 15, 30 or 60 minute intervals
Displays the position on a compatible chart plotter
Great for keeping track of friends, family or vessels you need to know the position of that don’t have AIS
Press the NAV button on the RS40 to turn it into a navigational instrument displaying your Speed and Course.
RS40 also contains a Man Overboard (MOB) function, hold down the NAV/MOB button to drop a waypoint on your current location and the RS40 will enter MOB mode to show you how far away you are and where you need to steer to get back to the position of the MOB event. The MOB waypoint is also transmitted over NMEA 2000 to the rest of your network.
Temperature range -15 to +55°C (+5 to +131°F)
Normal Working Voltage +13.6 V DC
Minimum operating Voltage ≤10 V DC
Low battery detect Voltage 10.5 ± 0.5 V DC
Over Voltage Protection >15.8 ± 0.5 V DC
Hailer Audio Power Out 30 W
Current Drain RX Max Audio Power ≤1.5 A
Current Drain Stand-By RX ≤0.45 A
Current Drain At 12V DC : Hi Power TX ≤6 A
Current Drain At 12V DC : Lo Power TX ≤1.5 A
Frequency Range: Transmit 156.025～157.425 MHz
Frequency Range: Receive 156.050～163.275 MHz
Channels INT / US / CAN / EU
Oscillate Mode PLL
Modulation FM(16KOG3E) DSC(16K0G2B)
Channel Spacing 25 KHz
Frequency Stability ±5 PPM
Digital Selectivity Calling (DSC) Class D
LCD Display FSTN 256x160 Pixels
AIS Max Targets 150
Intermediate Frequency : 1st 38.85/21.7 MHz
Intermediate Frequency : 2nd 450 KHz
Sensitivity : 12dB SINAD ≤-6 dBuV(EMF)
Squelch Sensitivity: at tight ≤ 6 dBuV(EMF)
Spurious Response Rejection Ratio ≥70 dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity ≥70 dB
Intermodulation Response ≥68 dB
S/N at 3KHz Dev. ≥40 dB
Audio Output Power At THD 10% ≥2.5 W
Audio Distortion ≤10 %
Audio Response +1 to -3dB of 6dB/octave from 300hz to 3kHz
Current Drain Max Audio Power ≤1.5 A
Current Drain Stand-By ≤0.45 A
2ND RX Sensitivity For 12dB SINAD ≤ 0 dBuV(EMF)
2ND RX bit error ratio@-107dBm ≤ 10-2
Frequency error ≤±1.5KHz KHz
RF Power : Hi 23 ± 2 W
RF Power : Lo 0.8 ± 0.2 W
Maximum Deviation ≤± 5 KHz
S/N at 3KHz Dev. ≥40 dB
Modulation Distortion ±3KHz ≤10 %
Audio Response at 1KHz Dev. +1 to -3dB of 6dB/octave from 300hz to 3KHz dB
Spurious/Harmonic Emissions: Hi/LO ≤0.25 uW
Modulation Sensitivity ≤15 mV
DSC TX deviation at 1.3K 2.6±0.26 KHz
DSC TX deviation at 2.1K 4.2±0.42 KHz
ATIS TX deviation at 1.3 KHz 1.3±0.13 KHz
ATIS TX deviation at 2.1 KHz 2.1±0.21 KHz