Shakespeare Electronic Products Group-European Operations

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Style 396-1-AIS

1.2m (4') AIS 3dB

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  • Center-fed 1/2-wave coaxial sleeve

    The 396-1-AIS has been specially designed to meet the broader bandwidth requirements of all popular AIS transceivers. Commercial-grade construction with a mast mounting sleeve.

    • Brass and copper elements
    • SO-239 connector at the base
    • U-bolts included for mast mounting
    • Specially designed for Automatic Information System applications
    • One section

    Best applications include: Systems requiring AIS antennas




  • Shakespeare 396-1-AIS Specifications
    Band: Broadband VHF
    Antenna Gain: 3dB
    Max. Input Power: 50 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 158 MHz
    Bandwidth: 6 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Mast mounting sleeve
    Color/finish: White
    DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    2 years


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  • Instruction sheet (PDF): 396-1-AIS.pdf    

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