Simrad RS87 VHF Radio

Part # RS87:EXB:I

This product is discontinued.

Advanced VHF Radio communication system for all types of vessels with increased functionality. Ergonomically designed, brutally strong and totally dependable.

Key Features

  • Class-D DSC Approved
  • Expand to Four Stations
  • Black Box Transceiver
  • Telephone Style Handset
  • Loudhailer and Foghorn Option
  • Fully Waterproof
  • NOAA Weather Alerts
  • MMSI Direct Dialing
  • ATIS Facility
  • NMEA 2000®
  • Optional WR20 Wireless Remote
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Construction Robust die cast aluminum enclosure
Operating Temperature -10°C to 55°C
Product Width [mm] 288
Product Height [mm] 340
Product Depth [mm] 100
Weight [kg] 0
Product Width 288 mm / 11.3 in
Product Depth 100 mm / 3.9 in
Product Height 340 mm / 13.4 in
Product Weight .45 kg / 1 lb


External Speaker True
Modes Simplex/Semi-Duplex True
Modulation Depth +/- 5kHz max
Spurious Emissions [dBc] <-80dBc (25W)
Type Approval EN301 025/EN300 698
EMC EN60945

Networking Connectors

NMEA 2000 Certified True
SimNet Approved True
SimNet Control True


Power Consumption RX 0.45 TX 5.5A max
Power Supply (Supply Voltage) 10.8 to 15.6V dc


Active Handset Operation True
Adjacent Channel Selectivity/ Intermodulation Rejection >70dB
All Ships Safety Call True
All Ships Urgency Call True
Call Log True
Channels: All international, WX US, special regional True
Dedicated Foghorn Button True
Distress Button True
DSC Controller True
DSC Frequency [MHz] 156.525MHz
DSC Sensitivity (VHF) <1μV for 10-2BER
Dual Tripple Watch And All/Memory Scan True
Group Call True
Hum And Noise <-40dB
Individual Routine Call True
Intercom Speakers Call Button True
MMSI Number Directory True
Numeric Channel Selection True
Programmable User Channels True
Sensitivity <1μV EMF/20dB SINAD
Transmitter Power Output High 25W - Low 1W
Voice Scrambler True
Weather Alert / NOAA True
DSC Class D
Intercoms Between Stations True
Hailer With Listen Back True
Foghorn With Auto Repeat True

GPS Navigation

GPS Interface NMEA0183 True