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Marine rule the waves

Style 5206-BL-C

2.4m (8') VHF Marine Band 6dB

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  • End-fed with matching stub

    An economical and lightweight, self-supporting antenna for good communications where range is not the predominant factor. Black finish.

    • Quality copper cable elements for good range and efficiency
    • Chrome-plated brass ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
    • Includes 4.6m (15ft) RG-58 cable, and a PL-259 connector
    • Suggested mount: Style 4187 or 5187 Stainless Steel Ratchet Mounts (each sold separately)
    • Black finish
    • Great value!
    • One section
  • Shakespeare 5206-BL-C Specifications
    Band: VHF Marine Band
    Antenna Gain: 6dB
    Max. Input Power: 50 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.3:1 at 156.8 MHz
    Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Chrome-plated brass
    Coax Supplied: 4.6m (15 ft) of RG-58
    Connector Supplied: PL-259, not installed
    Color/finish: Black
    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): 5206-BL-C.pdf    

    iconShakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

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

    iconTroubleshooting Your Marine Antenna Installation (YouTube Video)

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