Software for Raymarine VHF Radios

  • Software for:
    Ray50, Ray52, Ray60, Ray70, 2nd Station Handset
  • Version:
    v1.40 Application / v2.16 Bootloader / VH1.26 Handset
  • Date Released:
    Mar 2018
  • 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)  


Select the software update below depending on which Multifunction Display (MFD) you will be using to perform the Remote Update.

Before You Update

Warning:  a/c/e/eS/gS Series - Updating via a/c/e/eS/gS Series display. MFD software must be at level v14.36 and above - Click here to update your MFD

Warning:  G Series - Updating via G Series system. System software must be at level v4.49 and above - Click here to update your MFD

Info  AXIOM and a/c/e/eS/gS Download - Do not copy the Bootcode and Application ".ISO" files onto the same software card. The MFD cannot install Bootcode and Application .ISO files at the same time.


Current MFDs



AXIOM 7 184x169DownloadBootcode   

eS Series

eS SeriesDownloadBootcode   

a/c/e/gS Series

a/c/e/gS Series Software | Raymarine by FLIRDownloadBootcode   

Retired / Legacy MFDs


G Series

G SeriesDownload  

E Wide

E WideDownload  

C Wide

C WideDownload  

E Classic

E ClassicDownload  

C Classic

C ClassicUnavailable  

A Classic

A ClassicDownload  

Open Source GPL/LGPL

Some Raymarine products contain software code developed by third parties that are covered by open source GPL and LGPL software license agreements. You can view the third party license agreements by visiting the Manuals and Documents section of our website.

To access the open source GPL and LGPL licensed executables click here

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
VH1.26 Mar 2018
  • 2nd Station Handset software upgraded to support the launch of the Ray90/Ray91 VHF Product.
    •  Note, no end user feature changes to Ray60/Ray70 systems with 2nd Station Handsets.
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.



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 Jun 2017
  • 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)



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
  • 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.



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
VH1.01 May 2015
  • INITIAL RELEASE for 2nd Station Handset
v1.06b Apr 2015
v1.04a Mar 2015
  • Ray50 release to address WX channel issue in USA
v1.04 Mar 2015