Shakespeare Electronic Products Group-European Operations

Marine rule the waves

Style 5018

5.3m (17' 6") VHF Marine Band 9dB

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

    This highly sophisticated design is outstanding for long distance communication. Extra rugged for salt water durability and stability in high seas. Surprisingly light weight.

    • Brass and copper elements
    • Stainless Steel ferrule with standard 1"-14-thread
    • Includes 6m (20ft) RG-8/X cable and a PL-259 connector
    • Two sections
    • 2 Sections: Base 2.67m (105"); Tip 2.67m (105")

    Shipable by courier

  • Galaxy 5018 Specifications
    Band: VHF Marine Band
    Antenna Gain: 9dB
    Max. Input Power: 150 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Stainless steel
    Coax Supplied: 6m (20 ft) of RG-8/X
    Connector Supplied: PL-259, not installed
    Color/finish: Galaxy White
    Polarity: Vertical
    Impedance: 50 Ohms
    DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    5 years


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  • Instruction sheet (PDF): 5018.pdf

    iconShakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

    iconHow to Install a PL-259 Marine Connector (YouTube Video)

    iconTroubleshooting Your Marine Antenna Installation (YouTube Video)

    For other technical information, please email Tech Support

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