top of page

VHF 215i AIS Marine Radio


  • Displays Automatic Identification System (AIS) on the chartplotter

  • Standard Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) functionality (distress calling and direct calling with user-programmed MMSI)

  • In case of trouble, DSC may improve your chances of a rapid rescue

  • 25-watt transmit power with built-in GPS

  • Preprogrammed with international marine channels

Communication and situational awareness are critical on the water. This fixed-mount VHF 215i AIS radio displays AIS on the chartplotter to enhance communication, situational awareness and collision avoidance between you and other mariners worldwide.



Physicals & Performance

  • Unit Dimensions, HxWxD: 9.8 x 19.7 x 14.9 cm

  • Weight: Radio without microphone 1.2 kg; Microphone 0.25 kg

  • Water rating: IPX7

  • Temperature Range: Operating (from -15ºC to 70ºC); Storage (from -20ºC to 70ºC)

  • Compass-safe Distance: 75 cm

  • NMEA 2000: Yes

  • NMEA 0183: Yes

  • Digital Selective Calling: Class D

  • Frequency Bands: All USA, Canadian, and international marine channels; 10 NOAA weather channels

  • Operating Voltage: 12.0 Vdc

  • Current Draw: Standby 350 mA; Receive 600 mA; Transmit from 2.0 A to 6.0 A (from 1 W to 25 W)

  • Frequency Range: 156.050 MHz to 163.275 MHz (including WX channels)

  • Hailer Output Power: 20 W at 4 Ω

  • Hailer horn impedance: 4 Ω

  • External speaker impedance: 4 Ω

  • Antenna connector: S0-239 (50 Ω)

  • Maximum antenna gain: 9 dBi

bottom of page