Software for Raymarine VHF Radios

 
  • Software for:
    Ray50, Ray52, Ray60, Ray70, 2nd Station Handset
  • Version:
    v1.40 Application / v2.16 Bootloader / VH1.09 handset
  • Date Released:
    Oct 2017
  • Additional Notes:
    The Bootloader must be loaded into the Radio before the Application. If a 2nd Station Handset is installed, it must also be upgraded.

 

Ray60-70 angled close up(3)  

Software Update Information


Info: a/c/e/eS/gS Download - This download now contains the following additional product updates: Radios – Ray50/Ray52/Ray60/Ray70/2nd Station Handset

Note: The application for the Radios Will Not be installed until the bootloader v2.15 has been installed (located in a seperate file) - see upgrade instructions.

Note: If the 2nd Station Handset will not upgrade, then you may need to reduce the amount of data on the STng network by unplugging some products, or turning them off (e.g. AIS, Autopilot, Digital Switching), then try re-flashing in the application file - see upgrade instructions.

Software History

 
Version Release Date Features
v1.40 Oct 2017
  • Support for running component change on PCB (Software is backward compatible with old hardware).
  • Improvement to the DSC decode algorithm, when receiving a slightly corrupted base station message.
 

v2.16

Bootcode

Oct 2017
  • This Bootcode improves the ability to upgrade a 2nd Station Handset to current software release.
    • Note, once the Bootcode has been installed, you have to load the latest Application file back into the Radio (v1.40 in this instance).
     
 
VH1.09 Jun2017
  • Only compatible with Radio application v1.39 (or higher)
  • Support for "4 Digit" channels on the display
  • Improved Volume/Squelch adjustment screen operation when the distress key is pressed
  • General bug fixes
 
v1.39 Jun 2017
  • Only compatible with Radio bootcode v2.15 
  • Support for "4 Digit" channels on the display
  • Change to the channel list to support the new 4 digit channels
  • General bug fixes
 
VH1.06 Aug 2016
  • Only compatible with Radio application v1.35 (or higher)
  • Improved screen refresh rate
  • Improved communications between Handset and Base
  • UI improvements
 
v1.35    Aug 2016
  • Only compatible with Radio bootcode v2.15  
  • Improved the response speed of the 2nd Station Handset when in Watch mode
  • Improved communications between Handset and Base
  • Ray70 now correctly transmits PGN129801 when requested
  • Corrected an issue with Magnetic Variation (now receives it correctly)
 

v2.15

Bootcode

Aug 2016
  • Once installed, this is only compatible with Radio application v1.35 (or higher).
  • Changes Radio ID to prevent the v1.35 application from being installed into the radio before the bootloader is installed.
  • Modifications to memory to support new Application code
 
v1.31 May 2016
  • INITIAL RELEASE for Ray52
  • Not applicable to the Ray50/Ray60/Ray70
  • Improved DSC error tolerance
  • Updated NMEA2000 DSC message (PGN129808)
  • General improvements to Water/Scan modes
  • General DSC improvements
  • Improved GPS position fix
  • Improved screen refresh rate
 
v1.24 Nov 2015
  • Release for Ray50, Ray60 and Ray70
  • Fixed issue found with the Loud Hailer Listen Back function (Ray70 only), where the Fist Mic signal could route back to the internal speaker, causing feedback.
  • Resolved issue with a static invalid position from a simulator, the position reported on the radio jumped every few seconds.
 

v2.09

Bootcode

Oct 2015
  • Upgraded Bootcode from v2.04 to v2.09, to enable E-Classic/C-Wide/E-Wide Series MFDs to upgrade the Radios (as well as a/c/e/es/gS Series).
 
VH1.04 Sept 2015
  • Aligned User Interface on handset with VHF application release v1.22
  • Added auto Fog Horn icon to status bar when enabled
 
v1.22 Sept 2015
  • Release for Ray50, Ray60 and Ray70
  • Improved AIS performance/decode for ROT, SOG, COG and AtoN
  • Fixed AIS issue with vessels above approx 55 degrees Latitude
  • Improves Auto Fog Horn mode
  • Corrects private channels 31, 37 and 96 for correct operation in ATIS and DSC modes
  • General other Bug fixes and improvements to UI
 
v1.13 May 2015
  • INITIAL RELEASE for Ray70
 
VH1.01 May 2015
  • INITIAL RELEASE for 2nd Station Handset
 
v1.06b Apr 2015
  • INITIAL RELEASE for Ray60
 
v1.04a Mar 2015
  • Ray50 release to address WX channel issue in USA
 
v1.04 Mar 2015
  • INITIAL RELEASE for Ray50