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Marine rule the waves

Style 4018-M

5.8m (19') VHF Marine Band 9dB

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  • Phased 1/2-wave elements in a collinear array with a coaxial choking sleeve to suppress cable radiation

    The top choice for charter boat captains and experienced sport fishing enthusiasts. This long-distance VHF antenna is rigid enough to stay erect in rough seas, yet exceptionally lightweight. The 4018-M has an aluminum sleeve for attaching to a mast. It is used primarily for land-based stations and on commercial vessels.

    • Brass and copper elements
    • Chrome-plated brass ferrules
    • Mast mount - U-bolts supplied
    • SO-239 connector at base of antenna
    • Two sections
    • 2 Sections: Base: 4.1m (162")  ; Tip: 1.7m (66")

    Best applications include: Land-based stations and Commercial vessels; for medium to large fishing and comercial vessels and similar types of vessels.

  • Shakespeare 4018-M Specifications
    Band: VHF Marine Band
    Antenna Gain: 9dB
    Max. Input Power: 50 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Chrome plated brass mid section ferrules, and an aluminum sleeve bottom ferrule
    Color/finish: White
    Polarity: Vertical
    Impedance: 50 Ohms
    DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    2 years
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  • Instruction sheet (PDF): 4018-M.pdf

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