Specifications Available On New Model Facsimile Receiver By Raytheon

Information and specifications are now available on a new automatic facsimile receiver by Raytheon Marine Company.

The RAYFAX 300 receiver features a four-band, crystal-controlled, single-sideband radio with push-button station selectors which can be set for any eight of the more than 50 facsimile stations worldwide. The RAYFAX 300 will receive high-definition weather charts, wave height charts, sea ice conditions, hurricane tracks, storm warnings, satellite cloud pictures, surface temperature, and other facsimile data transmissions. All are reproduced on dry, odorless, 12-inch-wide aluminized recording paper.

According to Raytheon, special features of the R A Y F A X 300 include controls for fine-tuning the antenna for peak reception and for precise positioning of the recording on the chart paper. The chart recorder portion is available separately, for use with any suitable wide-band receiver, or with the eight-channel receiver.

The compact, 29-pound recorder is designed for table-top mounting.

The 8-pound receiver may be secured on top of the recorder or mounted in a remote location.

Connection to the 24V d-c power source and an HF long-wire or whip antenna completes the simple installation. Provision is made for a second receiver if desired.

Information and complete specifications can be obtained by writing to Stanley Clark, Raytheon Marine Company, 676 Island Pond Road, Manchester, N.H. 03103.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 40,  Mar 1980 R. Franco

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